Justin Hartley saw his lips locked with former The Young and the Restless co-star Sofia Pernas after filing for divorce from his two-year-old Chrishell Stause in November.
The 43-year-old actor seemed lost at the time when he kissed Pernas, 30, outside the Southern California Orthopedic Institute on Friday.
His loving new girlfriend not only dropped off the This Is Us star at his doctor’s appointment, but returned hours later to pick him up.
Going further: Justin Hartley was seen locking his lips with former The Young and the Restless co-star Sofia Pernas during his divorce from Chrishell Stause
The co-star-turned-lovers first met on the CBS soap, which Hartley starred as Adam Newman from 2014 to 2016.
His new flame portrayed Marisa Sierras, Adam’s nephew’s girlfriend in 2015, on the same set where Hartley met his estranged wife.
Meet on set: The co-star-turned-lovers first met on the CBS soap, where Hartley starred as Adam Newman from 2014 to 2016 and played his cousin’s girlfriend
Finding love: The couple’s hug comes after the Smallville star filed for divorce last year, citing irreconcilable differences in his legal documents
The couple’s hug comes after the Smallville star filed for divorce late last year, citing irreconcilable differences in his legal filing.
Back then, sources say the split was a complete surprise to Chrishell.
There is still some debate about the timeline of the breakup.
In divorce filings, Justin listed the date of divorce as July 8. While the All My Children alum claims that November 22, the day he filed the application, was the actual date of separation.
Mending: Hartley was taken to the Orthopedic Institute in Southern California by his new girlfriend and driven outside by a nurse
To make things darker, the pair made several public appearances together after Justin’s alleged divorce date, seen together at the September 2019 Emmy Awards, the Veuve Clicquot Polo game in October 2019, and a pre-Golden Globes bash hosted by Hollywood Reporter in November of that year.
Sources near Chrishell think he has forged their official cutoff date because he made a deal and doesn’t want her to get a share of it.
TMZ He previously reported that Chrishell’s lawyer, Samantha Spector, asks Justin to his displeasure to support her partner.
Fellow actor: his new flame portrayed Adam’s nephew’s girlfriend Marisa Sierras in 2015 on the same set Hartley met his estranged wife
Justin was last seen on Chrishell’s Instagram page on November 15, when the two attended a Golden Globes party together.
The two married in 2017 at an intimate ceremony at Calamigos Ranch in Malibu.
“They don’t make them any better than Justin, and I couldn’t be happier to be officially Mrs. Hartley!” the actress said to People in that time.
Soap star: The Illinois native played The Young and the Restless’ Adam Newman from 2014 to 2016; pictured with co-star Melissa Claire Egan
Earlier this week, Stause opened up about their spills on Netflix’s reality real estate show.
“I’m just kind of shocked at all of this,” the former TV star admitted to tears with a friend during the day.
“Did he just blind you?” her friend asked, as Chrishell replied with a sad nod.
Split: Last November came news of Stause and Hartley’s divorce. The pair can be seen above in January 2019
It seemed like everyone was aware of Stause’s personal life, as a room full of her colleagues heard the news on their phones instead of her.
“It’s just a lot at a time, because everyone in the world knows,” she said, packing a suitcase.
She added, “I love him so much. This was my best friend. Who should I talk to now? ‘
Next to herself: Chrishell Stause burst into tears as she told a friend how she was blinded by newsman Justin Hartley who divorced her in a teaser for Selling Sunset