Jimmy Bartel looked tense when he was first shown with his rumors & # 39; long-lasting & # 39; girlfriend Lauren Mand.
The retired AFL player, 35, had a four-hour lunch with the blonde at the Manly Greenhouse restaurant in Sydney on Wednesday.
One spectator claimed that the couple was deep in thought with & # 39; not touching or holding & # 39; during the long lunch.
& # 39; There was no touch or hand holding & # 39 ;: Jimmy Bartel, 35, looked tense with his & # 39; new girlfriend & # 39; Lauren Mand in Sydney in Manly on Wednesday
Seriously: the retired AFL star had a & # 39; serious conversation & # 39; with the blonde
& # 39; (Jimmy) looked pretty serious and they didn't laugh or anything, & # 39; the source added.
& # 39; They were there for a while. He seemed a bit sheepish and looked around to see if anyone recognized him. & # 39;
Lauren wore dark pilot sunglasses and a stylish blazer, while Jimmy kept things casual in a gray top with long sleeves.
All right? A spectator claimed & # 39; there wasn't much going on & # 39;
On the road: according to another source, it would be easy to assume that they were not a couple due to their lack of physical contact
Four-hour lunch: & # 39; They were having lunch and talking and drinking some drinks, very relaxed. I remember seeing her and finding that she was very beautiful, & said the viewer
Another eyewitness said the pair did not really look like a pair, but was nevertheless relaxed during the outing.
& # 39; They were having lunch and talking and drinking, relaxing. I remember seeing her and finding that she was very beautiful, & they said.
& # 39; They looked like friends who just had a good day and they were there around an hour and they left about four hours later. & # 39;
Jimmy announced his divorce from wife Nadia Bartel, 34, on August 15, with the couple thinking they'd split months earlier.
The fashion blogger left her shared home with Jimmy in mid-June and pulled & # 39; permanently & # 39; with her parents.
The split is believed to have been going on for a long time, with a neighbor who said that the Bartels had rarely been seen together in the past year.
About: Jimmy announced his divorce on August 15 from wife Nadia Bartel (photo), on August 15, the couple thought it had split months earlier
Since his split, Jimmy would have a & # 39; long-term relationship & # 39; with Lauren, who recently moved from Melbourne to London.
The footy legend had flown to London in June for what was apparently a vacation to watch the Wimbledon tennis tournament.
Nadia seemed to confirm rumors about her husband's overseas trip last week when she broke her silence at the fork.
& # 39; It was a very difficult month for me and the boys, & # 39; Nadia told the Herald Sun.
New girlfriend? Since his split, Jimmy would have a & # 39; long-term relationship & # 39; with Lauren (photo), who recently moved from Melbourne to London
& # 39; Although I am deeply saddened, I do not want to comment specifically on what has been reported about Jim & # 39; s trip to the UK because I believe that this is not in the interest of anyone.
It is said that Nadia & # 39; braces himself & # 39; to reveal more details about her husband's private life in the coming weeks.
Nadia announced her split earlier this month, the Herald Sun.: & # 39; It was a very difficult month for me and the boys.
& # 39; My only focus now is to continue to protect, care and care for my two beautiful boys, as this is a personal matter. & # 39;
Nadia announced her split earlier this month and said to the Herald Sun: & # 39; It was a very difficult month for me and the boys & # 39 ;, referring to her two sons who shared with Jimmy
Jimmy and Nadia met for the first time in 2008 while attending the Melbourne F1 Grand Prix and married in a lavish ceremony on the Bellarine Peninsula in 2014.
They share custody of two sons: three-year-old Aston and ten-month-old Henley.
Nadia took a brave face in the middle of the split and defiantly returned to the spotlight in Melbourne on Wednesday to attend a Women Driving Change event.
Nadia took snapshots of herself at the event and seemed to be inspired, while subscribing to an Instagram post: & # 39; It was great to be part of it. The energy in the room. Women can do it all. & # 39;
Children: Jimmy and Nadia share custody of two sons: the three-year-old Aston and the 10-month-old Henley
Marking her return: Nadia put a brave face in the middle of the split and defiantly returned to the spotlight in Melbourne on Wednesday to attend a Women Driving Change event
Her return to public interest saw her fellow WAGS gather around Nadia, publicly putting their support behind their close friend.
Postcard presenter Rebecca Judd was one of the first to congratulate her, placing a & # 39; 100 & # 39; sign and an emoticons with a love heart under Nadia's & # 39; s snap.
Jessie Murphy and Erin Holland also streamed over Nadia, who remained unobtrusive after her divorce with Jimmy, with Erin token in response to Nadia's post: & CAN AND YOU WILL BE AN UNDERSTANDING GIRL. & # 39 ;
Empowering: Nadia took snapshots of herself at the event and endorsed an Instagram post: & # 39; It was great to be part of it. The energy in the room. Women can do it all & # 39;
Support: Postcards presenter Rebecca Judd (pictured with Nadia) was one of the first to congratulate her, placing a & # 39; 100 & # 39; sign and a love heart kiss emoji under Nadia's & # 39; s snap
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