Us Weekly: Kate Bosworth and Alex Skarsgard have ‘hit a rough patch’

wenn5627136Kate Bosworth is shown out on 3/3/11. Alex Skarsgard is shown out in LA on 3/23/11. What a beautiful man he is. Credit:
Kaiser’s going to love this story, and I hope she doesn’t shank me for taking it. US Weekly, aka The Bos’ publicist via US Weekly, is claiming that Kate Bosworth and Alex Skarsgard have “hit a rough patch” and that “things are not going well” between them. I think this is code for “he dumped her and she’s waiting until she has something to promote before she makes the announcement that it was mutual.” We’ve heard plenty of split rumors for these two before. I suspect they have an on-off relationship in that Skarsgard tries to get out of it, Bos throws herself at him, makes announcements about it to the press and spreads engagement rumors.

There are True signs of trouble for Kate Bosworth, 28, and Alexander Skarsgard, 34. “They’ve hit a rough path,” a source says of the couple, who split in September 2010 and reunited one month later. “They’ve been fighting a lot about stupid stuff. They are still together, but I don’t think for much longer.” (In fact, at a West Hollywood party in February, she told Skarsgard’s dad, “I love him!”) The pair hardly looked harmonious during a March 10 Nylon dinner with her folks at Hemingway’s Lounge in L.A. Bosworth, who stars in the upcoming Another Happy Day, and the brooding True Blood hunk “barely spoke the entire night – he just kept talking to her parents and other people,” says a witness. “You could feel the tension.” Seconds the source, “Things are not going well.”

[From US Weekly, print edition, April 4, 2011]

Bosworth is really pushing this one hard – she’s taking Skars out to dinner with her parents, and is gushing about how much she loves him to his dad. Meanwhile he’s been keeping one foot out the door and has probably already bolted. I bet she’s hoping to stage a “let’s talk” lunch for sometime in the next month. She’ll call her pap friends to document that outing, and will delay the breakup news until her next movie is out. There’s no release date for that Another Happy Day movie, so I bet it will only be in limited release anyway. She also stars in a thriller with Skarsgard, Straw Dogs, that’s out in September. If we hear about their breakup right before it comes out I’ll have to give Bos props for playing the hand she’s been dealt as well as she can.

Skarsgard is shown on 3/23/11. Bosworth is shown on 3/11/11. Credit:




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  1. Rita says:

    “Hit a rough patch”…bikini wax.

  2. Jenna says:

    They were out to lunch just a couple days ago, looking cute.

    That’s his sister in the pictures with her, btw.

  3. Jada says:

    I am beyond thrilled with this news. He is a beautiful man, but if he plays her to the left he will no longer be gross by association.

  4. Elizabeth says:

    CB, your joy is so contagious that I feel happier just reading this – you are such a gem, reaching out to people like that!

  5. brin says:

    She is going to look like J Biel if she keeps this going.

  6. Quest says:

    What! Did they go dirt biking or something?

  7. Saskia says:

    What the HELL is The Bos wearing? I don’t know why I’m remotely surprised, considering she usually dresses like a blind homeless person, and yet she continues to amaze me with the jackassery of her wardrobe.

  8. zeishy says:

    oh gosh i dont believe this,this is all made up.Why would he go to a dinner with her parents if he is so not into her?

  9. Betty says:

    Gee, has World of Skarsgard taken over USWeekly?

    A breakup was reported in September too and they have been seen together constantly since then.

    Sorry haters – they are living together. Have been for almost a year.

  10. Crash2GO2 says:

    I’m going to play devil’s advocate. I think he is very much into her, and she is the one going hot and cold. After all, he was the one chatting up HER parents big time.

  11. ordinarygirl86 says:

    PRAISE THE LORD! Hopefully it’s over by True Blood’s 3rd season.

  12. Gwen says:

    @Betty: Ted from E says they’re not living together and have no plans too. In fact he seems to think they’re cooling off too. When was it established that they live together?

  13. Betty says:

    @Gwen Ted from E is in denial. Let’s just say someone in Alex’s camp talks a lot. And I don’t mean Kate. It’s a fact – right from the horse’s mouth.

  14. Gwen says:

    @Betty: Oh, I see. Insiders that know and tell what they know online but it has never really be established officially. A-ha. Funny that these facts are mostly known by people who like Kate and not known in the Alex-fanbase if he’s the one talking..

  15. RHONYC says:

    DAY-UM…pic # 1 is a fashion ad alone!

    is this mofo really ‘that’ good looking?

    yowsas! very hot indeed. ;-)

  16. Right says:

    Ah, the “insiders” are out, with the scoop on Alex’s living arrangements. I believe you as much as I believe the “insiders” at JJ who apparently camp out in Robin Baum’s offices and know all the PR scoop. As far as I can see, he’s never looked particularly happy with this relationship and when break up rumours start to come from different sources, there’s usually fire. See Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel. Wouldn’t be surprized if they wait until Straw Dogs opens before announcing anything, like Alex Pettyfer and Dianna Agron did for their movie.

  17. JM says:

    This is news? A blind person can tell they are not the real deal. He’s been disinterested since Sweden Trip part 1 & she’s using the situation to push her crappy jewelry & fading career.

    Clearly this was a PRmance meant to end after Straw dogs released but poor Alex, the movie was pushed back from fall 2010 to Feb 2011 & now 9-11. I’d looked peeved in her presence all the time too if I was fed a bait & switch. It’s pretty sad that the tabloids have to revert back to the Scream Awards 2009 pic to find a “happy & in love” picture to post.

  18. gobo says:

    Hmmm. They’re rarely papped together anymore but I sort-of guessed maybe Askars had told her to stop calling the press everytime they went somewhere.

  19. Hollowdoll says:

    Please let them break up so we can have Skarsgard posts “attention wh*re free” again. Pretty please with sugar on top?

  20. Johnny Depp's Girl says:

    @RITA That was my first thought as well!!

    Now for my reaction:


  21. FameMonster says:

    He was chatting up her parents, yet no pictures of it? Just like she chatted up Stellan at the Audi party but no pictures? At least Stellan took pictures with his sons.First it was a Nylon cover party. But because only 20 D-Z listers showed up it became a dinner with her parents. Btw, why didn’t the proud parents at least take pictures with their only child? They’ve done so before.

    They live together but show up at lunches separately and he ignores her in public. Not to mention not even claiming her as his gf or taking pictures with her. No one wants to see them slobbering over each other but a shared smile/look would have been nice (after the Scream Award 2009).

  22. Cherry Rose says:

    I loved Alex in Generation Kill (I read the book after seeing the mini-series).

    I don’t think Alex is really happy in this relationship. He never lets her be photographed with him on any red carpets, and even when they’re papped out walking in public, he just doesn’t seem that into her.

    Kate is definitely using him to get her more attention. After all, as soon as she started dating him, she’s finally getting movie roles now?

    I hope they break up, or already are.

  23. Mia says:

    I saw those pictures of “their” lunch and it was painfully obvious she showed up at his lunch date with his friends. The paps, she probably called, cropped out his friends, but you could still tell they were there.

    She’s a stage 5 clinger and isn’t going to give up the best PR relationship she’s had in ages. Especially since she’s reading for Total Recall. She needs people to forget her horrible miscasting in Superman Returns & being in a high profile relationship might do that. Psst, Kate, it won’t.

  24. KatherineW says:

    Always interesting to me is how good she is at coordinating her famewhore pap photo sessions and interview quotes regarding the whole famous Skars family in her publicity, while her own family is never used this way. But I am also presuming her use of his family for her PR is just fine with him. He could stop it at any time.

    As to the “rough patches”, perhaps they are both too superficial and self-absorbed to distinguish what are their mutual selfish-interests from what is normal couple affection. Then every once in a while reality collides, and one or the other momentarily snaps out of “selfdom” and realizes they are actually supposed to have some concern and respect for the person they date.

  25. LittleDeadGirl says:

    I don’t know guys, I want to believe this as much as any other creepy Alex stalker fan, but these rumors have been going on for months and they are still together. These are like the rumors that Angelina and Brad Pitt are breaking up … they crop up every few months … and they are still fucking together and on like their 12 child so I’m gonna have to call bullshit until I actually see them broken up.

    In the end I don’t give a shit … he will be naked in Season 3 and I’m in love with Eric not Alex so what he does on his off hours is fine with me as long as he keeps looking fine for True Blood.

  26. FameMonster says:

    @KatherineW, I don’t recall her using his family in her posts. I think Stellan was only mentioned because he was at the Audi Party that Alex attended because he has a contract with them. Notice that PR failed to mention that his brother Gustaf was there or that Alex arrived with his friend Bjorne. Seems like it’s her PR that run things. I hardly think that there’s much Alex can do about that. It just seems that they have been a lot of editing out of other people to sell this as some great romance. Too much of a hard sell.

    The sightings with KB and Alex’s brothers seem more of her hanging with them as Alex took his brothers to parties. Notice that he really hasn’t been to events until Oscar week by himself. The Nylon party fiasco was the first time he showed at one of her events. She’s supposed to be getting an award on April 2nd …we’ll see if he attends that one.

  27. Beth says:

    They were at Joan’s on Third together on Monday, but apparently they met there and then went separate ways. But the pics looked like they were fine. Unfortunately.

  28. FameMonster says:

    Let’s see she stopped by Joan’s , faced the cameras and looked at him adoringly as he ate. She made a point of trying to play footsies and touching his thigh on camera knowing how he dislikes PDA with her when he’s sober.WoW!…probably the best acting she’s ever done or maybe she was looking at the food with great love/affection. Then she got up without eating and left.He didn’t give her a second glance and talked with the person(s) he was actually eating lunch with.

  29. Cha Cha Loca says:

    I don’t get the attraction to this girl. She isn’t very attractive, she dresses like shit and she looks like she desperately needs to eat something. Ginormous head and little stick body is not a good look.

  30. Estella says:

    Ahhh, can’t wait for Season 4 of True Blood! Needs more nekkid ASkars!

  31. TXCinderella says:

    If he needs comforting on any level, I’m available.

  32. TXCinderella says:

    She looks like she’s wearing mom jeans clothes and a sweater from the 90′s. Ugh.

  33. dovesgate says:

    Mmmmm naked Eric. 3 months or so left. Le sigh.

  34. Devon says:

    To the person who asked if he’s really that beautiful, yes. He is really that beautiful.

    Only 12/13 more weeks to go until Season 4. Cannot WAIT for this season. It’s based off my favourite book in the series!!

  35. dahlia1947 says:

    She needs to take care of this one thats for sure! Don’t sabotage your relationship because of petty stuff! Also nagging, being jealous and complaining will only make him run for the hills!! Just take care of your man, Bos, take care of him!!

    all of this can just be gossip about them being in trouble! I’m sure there are alot of people who are insanely Jealous of Her so they make stuff up that they wish was true!! It sounds very high school.

  36. Mare says:

    I have never in my life seen a situation when one person wants out of relationship and the other one is not allowing it. How is that done? He says ‘I’m leaving you’ and she says ‘No you’re not’?? He is not a child, if he didn’t want to be with her, he wouldn’t.

  37. dahlia1947 says:

    So they’re living together eh? INTERESTING! And yeah if he wasn’t into her WHY GO to dinner with her parents??? “Oh i’m just stringing your daughter along for the heck of it!!”

    And he’s living with HER! Why would he do that?? I mean he can be free doing his thing and have ANY chick in Hollywood! You guys are in Denial BIG TIME! LOL

  38. helen says:

    They’re not living together. It was an “insider” telling National Enquirer that they’re shacking up, nothing since that blurb. All the KB fans spout that as their source or they say they know it from a friend in HW who heard it from him. Sure, Mr. Privacy said that in a place where the walls, floors, and sinks have ears. Plus, there have been major changes to the story of both the King’s Speech party (where his dad, brother Gustaf, and friend Bjorne were in attendance) and the Nylon party. First they barely spoke and stayed far away, then it was turned into her hanging with his dad (no pics, though Stellan got pics with both of his sons), and then they were supposedly all over the other. The Nylon party started with them again far away and not talking, he has a pic solely with his SD costar (prob originally what happened), then it became an intimate dinner with her parents (also not captured on film in any of the images of the event) with him chatting it up with the parents and they were very cuddly, and now they were very tense and distant. It’s all based on what sites, articles, etc. you read but if you look at it – the story changes a lot. Personally, I think she’s (and her people) trying wayyyy too hard on this. He hasn’t been seen happy and relaxed around her since the summer. Even the latest lunch pics seem to show he was having lunch with friends and she dropped by for a quick pap shot.

  39. Right says:

    Really, some of you have never seen a relationship that had trouble ending?? You need to get out more. Lots of relationships take their time playing out even when one party knows it isn’t going to work out. People’s lives get entwined, one person may be good at manipulating guilt, one person may have trouble being the “bad” guy and ending things, lots of reasons why things may hang on. Apparently Justin Timberlake found it difficult to get out his relationship with Jessica Biel even though he was flirting it up all over the place. Not saying that’s what’s up with Skarsgard and Bosworth, but really, saying no one ever has trouble getting out of a relationship is just funny.

  40. Ally says:

    Wow, this website Jenna linked to is right up you Alex-fans’ alley. Hilarious site name, too.

  41. Briget says:

    This story is total rubbish!

  42. Melinda says:

    As much as I dislike these two together, this story most likely isn’t true.
    There always seems to be reports of these two being on the rocks and yet they are still together. Why is this story any different?

  43. Ashley says:

    Yesterday Just Jared had some pics of them eating at a restaurant. She looked smiley and well his face was turned towards the camera, but judging by her face I’m guessing they’re doing okay now.

  44. Ashley says:

    Jenna – those are the pics I was talking about. They don’t look broken up and she’s hanging out with the sister and dad? Yeah they sound close to me.

  45. Ashley says:

    LittleDeadGirl – so true. As long as Ball doesn’t f-ck up Eric, Skaarsgard can marry the walking toothpick. I don’t care what he’s like off the set. Eric is what makes him hot.

  46. Melinda says:

    @Ashley- That’s why I don’t think this story is true. They looked perfectly fine in the pictures.

  47. Canuck says:

    If he needs a hug, he can call me. As for Kate, I sure wouldn’t want to be a 28 year old woman whose career has waned in Hollywood. That’s got to be brutal. While I don’t much like the jewellery line, I’ll give her credit for trying to set up a “Plan B”.

  48. snark says:

    Ok, so according to what I’m seeing in these last few posts, because Bosworth is sort of smiling at Skars and he’s eating in the lunch pics, all is right with the world and they could not be breaking up? huh. So, I’m guessing that if I look at this photo, which shows Biel and Timberlake about a week before they broke up, and they look fine, they shouldn’t be broken up?
    Meaning celebs should give us misery face before going their separate ways so that we’re sure they’re breaking up? It’s more telling that Skars doesn’t even look at her as she walks away from that set up but goes right back to his friends. Honestly, who knows with these two, no one said they have to hate each other to break up, they can just wear out. Or keep going back and forth like always. BTW, agree, doubt they’re living together, that’s a rumor that’s been around a long time..

  49. mforman says:

    they are not living together, her people started that rumor and if you look at the photo of her and the girl that is suppossed to be his sister, you will see it is not, that girl is way too short and his sister is very, very skinny, she looks nothing like his sisters online photos, this was all a set up by KB, to show how far she will go to make things look perfect with them as a couple. it was reported that they didn’t even sit at the same table at the Kings Speech event, she wasn’t near his dad or brother and even though there was no paps at this event he stayed with his family and held onto a beer and stayed away from her.
    the JJ post was a joke, she showed up uninvited, made sure she faced the camera, got her pap shots and then left, without him even looking her way when she departed and even with her large sunglasses on you could tell she wasn’t happy. i am sure there is a photo of him pulling his leg away from her footsie try, but she has the say on which photos are printed and how they are cropped.
    i think this time he has finally had it, he has been pushed and pushed and there is just so much anybody can take. US Weekly really trys to confirm anything they print before they do it, so i think this time it is true. i mean look at the pictures of him since her return from Europe, and their forced outings, he once again looks so unhappy and uncomfortable, nothing like the photos we saw of him in the two weeks when she was gone, and he looked happy, healthy and always smiling.

  50. Camille says:

    The sooner these 2 come out as officially broken up the better things will be. Totally think they were the usual PR showmance thing for their movie and once that movie is finally out, these 2 will be dunzo.

  51. lcat says:

    Snark#52: Nice arguments. I’m also not buying that those pictures mean anything. If you look at other photos of them, she tends to be smiling adoringly and he tends to look like he wants to die. She thinks if she smiles enough, people will think that they are happy, but this strategy doesn’t work if he looks completely depressed whenever she’s around.

  52. original kate says:

    she’s 28?! damn. she seriously looks like one of the ladies from “grey gardens.”

  53. Newbie says:

    I’m the only girl on the planet that doesn’t think he’s good-looking, apparently.

  54. helen says:

    Nup, I don’t think he’s a bit handsome, either.

  55. Canuck says:

    Isn’t Gossip Cop pretty much an outlet for whatever the PR people say?

    No idea if the “trouble in paradise” story is true or not, but Gossip Cop always seems to quote “someone close” or states that they phoned so and so’s people who denied everything.

  56. hmm says:

    GossipCop or UsWeekly? I’m gonna go with Us. I think their track record is a bit better. But since he’s never claimed her on record we won’t know until someone shows up with someone else eventually.

  57. Cathy says:

    I think all of you who think this isn’t true are so blind!!!! He has been miserable since he reunited with her (after their short break up). Why wouldn’t a guy want to pose with his girlfriend?? He wouldn’t even admit it for awhile! He’s so on to her. He knows she’s so using him for pubicity and he’s fed up with it! He likes his privacy. During the month when they weren’t together, you DID NOT SEE ONE PICTURE of him! He is clearly fed up with being used. I think he was just being polite talking to her parents. If I remember correctly, I believe it was Alex’s father, Stellan, who was quoted after he met her saying “She’s nice.” That was all he said! I would hope that his father would have a little more to say about someone his son is dating if he was really crazy about her. She’s hanging on for dear life! She obviously wants someone to be her sugar daddy since she’s not the best actress. Plus I also remember Alex was quoted saying she needed to stop “partying.” I’m interpreting that as to mean she might be addicted to drugs or is alcoholic or something. I think she’s using to stay that nasty thin look she’s got going on. She looks sickly. I think something is up with that for sure! I bet they part ways soon for good.

  58. shelly says:

    This isn’t the first time a guy dumped her and she created some massive drama to get him back. Hopefully just like Orlando he is smart enough to ditch her before she creates more unnecessary drama to try and get him back. She’s so pathetic and I don’t think she can act….really don’t know why or how or when (for that matter) she got into this business.