Star: Chris Evans & Lily Collins broke up because she’s such a partier

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Chris Evans has been filming Cap 3: Civil War, and Marvel must be relieved to keep him in sight. Dude acted drunk throughout the Ultron tour. The formerly press-shy Evans laughed riotously during the press tour. He swayed on the red carpet and petted a microphone. All the while, Evans was supposedly dating Lily Collins and “having a lot of fun,” although they were never in the same country for more than a few days. One awkward set of photos surfaced of them at a restaurant (and then Minka Kelly showed up).

Now the relationship is over as soon as it began. Lainey reported that Lily got back together with ex-flame Jamie Campbell Bower. It’s time for the tabloid followup, and it is glorious. Their parting is described as “amicable” while one side points fingers. The headline: “Chris Evans can’t keep up with Lily’s liver.” Uh-huh.

Captain America may have superhuman strength, speed, and endurance, but as far as Lily Collins is concerned, Chris Evans, 33, is a lightweight. Insiders are attributing their short-lived romance to the simple fact that, when it comes to partying, she was too much for him. “Lily is your average 26-year-old Hollywood star,” says a well-placed source. “She keeps her party circle tight, but she definitely likes to have a good time. She likes to drink and have late nights sometimes, and that’s just not Chris. He’s not a partier at all.” Despite an “intense physical attraction,” the pair ultimately realized they were just too different and parted amicably. So who is well suited to Lily? “Zac Efron,” says the source. “That’s why Lily and Zac got along so well. They both like to have fun.”

[From Star, print edition, June 6, 2015]

Let’s parse. The source implies that Lily is a bad influence. Boy scout Chris Evans can’t be with a woman who “likes to drink” because “that’s just not Chris.” Hilarious. This is damage control and more of the “he’s just like Steve Rogers” nonsense. Poor Lily. She dated Drunkface for a few weeks, and now she’s getting thrown under the bus. I’m also laughing at the “intense physical attraction” claim. Chris has raved about having a “type.” Lily (as cute as she is) does not fit that physical profile.

Oh well. Lily has been posting loved-up selfies with Jamie. She’s not listening anymore.

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  1. Abbott says:

    Keep that Dorito chin of yours up, Thor!

  2. Jem says:

    ….They were a couple?

  3. trollontheloose says:

    same douche with along Jeremy Runner laughed at Black Widow possibly being a slut. eh..

    • ell says:

      yeah, exactly. it’s beyond me how anyone is still using that word without feeling like dirt tbh. it says a lot.

    • Erinn says:

      Yep. I didn’t like either of them to begin with, but now that’s the first thing I think of.

    • Lori says:

      Sorry …no …..not buying this story at all. Now if you told me she decided she didn’t want to beard for a man who gleefully calls women sl@ts and Wh0res……….I’d buy that story. I think I’m just gonna assume thats what happened and think more of Lily Colins for it. Thanks.

      • Don't kill me I'm French says:


      • Gauchita says:

        Maybe she decided to give it another go to a complicated relationship than beard for a misogynistic douche for, like, the fifth time in her life.

  4. ell says:

    she’s super pretty and seems very lovely in every interview, but those pics with her boyfriend are so cheesy.

  5. ncboudicca says:

    Let’s talk about that last sentence regarding Zac Efron…so she and Zac “both like to have fun”. We all know that the guy has a drug or drinking problem, so is the implication that Lily also has a problem?

    • Don't kill me I'm French says:

      It’s how I read this sentence.
      Anna Kendrick is spending holidays with him and some friends so she would have a drug problem also?

  6. marie says:

    My daughter loves captian america…. I wish I hadn’t read this now or clicked all the links! If I have to look at this man as Steve Rodgers 27 times a week I can’t know any thing real about him. It’s already bad enough that there is tension between my girls over who’s better captian america or iron man without me accidentally picking a side because chris evans is kind of a turd.

    • Linn says:

      Don’t pick Ironman over Captain America just because of this article. Robert Downey Jr. can be as much of a turd as Chris.

      Does this information make your life easier of worse?

      • Lilacflowers says:

        In fact, more so.

      • marie says:

        Lol, it’s all going to be hard. I can’t pick one over the other because it’s like picking a favorite daughter. I always just stick with “I like black widow.” Then they can bicker about who black widow likes best and I can shrink back into the shadows unnoticed.

        They shared an avengers birthday party and my nephew said they couldn’t because hero’s are for boys. In an avengers like moment my girls teamed up about how untrue that is and how the movies could never work without the girls. It is unfortunate that people still try to gender bias toys. In my house the avengers often ride on battle ponies saving the world from Darth Vader who has rainbow helmet stickers.

    • zinjojo says:

      LOL. I remember those days when my son would watch a movie a million times, but his fave was Babe and then he moved on to Stuart Little — clearly was an animal lover even then.

      Linn is right, RDJ can be quite an entitled turd, plus have you seen the lifts the guy wears?

  7. Absolutely says:

    That entire article was a laugh riot. Thanks, Bedhead!

    • NUTBALLS says:

      Yes, thanks Bedhead. This post was my Friday Morning Funny. The pictures chosen for Chunkbutt were perfect.

  8. Jegede says:

    Because the ‘relationship’ was BS to begin with.

    I wonder why Evans does not get called out more often for the games he plays

  9. Moxie Remon says:

    Lily is so wonderful, at least she’s with someone who cares. Chris just became a slob for me, a sad little man.

    • heather says:

      I AGREE with you. Lily is a beautiful and healthy person and also is Jamie Bower, they are amazing and deserve all the happiness in the world. ALL OF THIS IS A BUNCH OF CRAP. The only person who was clearly and awfully DRUNK was Evans in the Avengers 2 premiere; besides, we can´t forget the stupid stuff with the plain Renner about the Black Widow, it was frankly hideous.

      SHAME ON YOU, MAN! You DON´T deserve to be anymore the HONORABLE Captain America. And you, “STAR”, you´re only a despicable tabloid.

      • Sof says:

        Wasn’t Jamie dating someone else as well?

      • Izzy says:

        Well, the first time he hooked up with Lily, he was engaged to someone else at the time.

      • FLORC says:

        Lily has come off pretty entitled from her bubble upbringing and those nepotism doesn’t exist statements.

        Bower is hot. Not always, but somwhow he just is.
        So, does this mean City of Ashes is moving forward?

      • Bridget says:

        I have to say, those posts (Heather and Movie’s) sound like they were written by some junior publicist’s assistant (because lord knows they’re not actually Lily Collins fans).

  10. Nessa says:

    Umm. I thought it was well known that Chris is a womanizer/party animal type? He drinks… A LOT. And there are strong rumors of other substance use. Also, I thought Lily was a self-proclaimed non-drinker.

    This is clearly a PR stunt gone wrong. Why Chris would do that is beyond me… But it completely backfired on him. And this article is his people trying to salvage some good publicity out of it.

    • loud noises says:

      exactly!! chris doesn’t like to drink?! the same chris who just spent the entire avengers press tour trashed? hahaha nice one PR.

      • Linn says:

        This. I MIGHT have believed the story if the roles were reversed, but this? No way!

      • Erinn says:

        Could be PR in her “favor” – trying to spice up an otherwise very boring public persona. Outside of being Phil’s daughter, I really have found very little about the girl interesting.

      • Maria A. says:

        I think you’re closer to the truth behind these leaks, Erinn, than the idea that Evans is. That said, this sort of arrangement between publicists and their clients happens all the time. Some years ago, I remember reading about Damian Lewis being linked with the actress who played Charlotte in Sex in the City, but then as someone in the business pointed out, someone forgot to clear the ‘set up’ with Damian Lewis’ people, who promptly shot down the rumors.
        Based on what this industry person said, these sort of arrangements for pap-publicity purposes happen all the time for someone’s benefit. My money is on Collins, because she really is dull and he did have a major movie coming out, so….

      • kc says:

        That’s very interesting. I just have one question: where does minka fit in all of this? since she was papped in the same restaurant too.

      • Maria A. says:

        Minka is as Minka does. She seems to have a built in radar for paparazzi.

    • OhDear says:

      Possibly very stupid question: Why do you think it was a PR relationship (I don’t follow either of them all that closely)?

      • Amy says:

        It was PR, because Lily is known for doing PR relationships, mostly for her own personal gain. Chris doesn’t openly admit to who he is dating and usually keeps it under wraps (we didn’t know about him and Minka until about two months after they started dating). Chris and Lily supposedly met at an Oscars party. Two WEEKS later, “sources” leaked that they are dating. Lily then started posting things about love on her Instagram. Then, sources leaked (to People) that Lily was seen coming from Chris’ house (which is unlikely, based on where he lives). A lot of the sources that had info were all obviously made up and debunked. Nobody really believed the dating rumors, then BOOM, they just so happened to go on an (awkward) date. Everyone laughed about it. Then, POOF, it’s as though the two of them never happened.

        The whole thing Collins/Evans pairing came at us really fast. It was painfully and obviously try-hard.

      • OhDear says:

        Thanks for the explanation!

      • loud noises says:

        i find this interesting. lainey pointed out that when “sources” were talking about him and lily, it was really similarly worded as when “sources” talked about him and sandra…. kind of suggesting that it was actaully his camp putting out the news.

    • Samtha says:

      Yeah, the coke problem stories about Chris have been around for a long time.

      This is ridiculous. He didn’t need to try to spin things at all. Most people never even realized they were together.

  11. Sal says:

    You tried, Star. You really did. This story would have been believable if it was the other way around. It was just a PR relationship born and raised by Lily’s team of people. When nobody thought it was the most amazing relationship ever, Lily quietly jumped ship at the end of March and then articles came out right after saying she couldn’t trust Chris and what not. Now there are rumors that Lily only attached herself to Chris (and quickly leaked dating rumors) to make Jamie jealous (she wanted him back). Now her and Jamie are back together and SQUEEEE! how cute! /sarcasm

    • Bridget says:

      Weren’r she and Jamie only PR too? They conveniently broke up as soon as it was clear that their sequel wasn’t happening – and wasn’t he seen with different girls?

  12. Mia4S says:

    Did anyone check if they use the same PR firm? That’s my guess.

    He’s very very far from Steve Rogers; people really need to get over it.

  13. InvaderTak says:

    Wow. There really aren’t any good pr people anymore are there? Who thought any of this was a good idea?

  14. Talie says:

    Last time I checked, she never showed up to promote her movies drunk.

  15. hadlyB says:

    Hes a known coke head and she’s the party animal ? Right. And I think those pics are cute. He’s just jealous she’s in love.

  16. Lilacflowers says:

    He parties with Rob Gronkowski and Julian Edelman and he can’t keep up with her?

  17. Izzy says:

    I had to wipe away tears now, because this story made me laugh SO FREAKING HARD! And I think the incredible brevity of their relationship (cough) pretty much confirms what most suspected: this one actually WAS a fauxmance designed to distract from Renner’s messy baby mama drama. Notice how once there was an amicable settlement there, all mention of Evans and Collins just kind of faded.

    And sorry, partying douchebro or not, I would still hit it like a home run. Come and get me, Captain Dorito.

    • byland says:

      Right there with you, Izzy. Preferably while in Captain America shape with The Beard. I loves me a beard.

      No matter what, though, my only real requirement is that he keep his mouth shut. No talking, dude. Except maybe about sports for a follow-up round. We’d have fantastic hate-sex then.

  18. Kristin says:

    Umm, sorry Bedhead but I take issue with your “cute as she is..” comment. Your standards must be skyhigh because Lily Collins is stunning. And I think in a purely looks comparison, she blows him out of the water.

    • Julia says:

      Stunning? Meh. She really is just cute. She is beautiful (like any celebrity) walking a red carpet. But other than that? She’s pretty average.

    • Didi says:

      Uh, have you seen her during her pap walks? She usually looks like a messy, hung over college kid. There’s nothing incredibly breathtaking about her face. She’s cute.

    • Franca says:

      I also think she’s STUNNING.

    • FLORC says:

      Cute is correct. Stunning is excessive imo.
      Though that is a cute photo, there’s not much stunning about her candid pap shots. Or those of her and Evans at the restaurant.

    • Denise says:

      I see PJ Harvey.

  19. kc says:

    I wish Evans would hire a better publicist. One who specializes in damage control and doesn’t rely on using an innocent woman as a shield to deflect away from his real problems.
    He should get in touch with Biebers publicist!

  20. kri says:

    “He can’t keep up with Lily’s liver”?? AHAHAHAHA!!! Oh damn! That is one of the weirdest lines I have ever seen. I keep picturing a giant liver with huge brows dashing through the streets with “The Intense Physical Actor” chasing it and shrieking “Wait for meeeeeeee”. Oh, god, so Hunter S. Thompson.

  21. Miss M says:

    He is not a partier?! hahahahahahaha

    My theory is, they both used each other to get their exes attention. It worked for Lilly C. Let’s see if Minka gets back with the captain…

    • Jamie says:

      Minka is dating someone new, a tech/social media guy.

      • Miss M says:

        Wow… It didn’t work out for Chris Evans.

      • Sasha says:

        Good. I don’t wanna see him going back to her for a 3rd round because he can’t find someone else available. She is the worst. She uses her boyfriends to get some media coverage and avoid irrelevancy because she has no talent, no personality, and no career left. He can do better than thirsty famewhores.

  22. Lucy2 says:

    Lol at whoever is trying to paint him as a teetotaler now. That might have worked before the press circuit but not so much now.
    I would feel bad for Lily getting unnecessarily slammed like that, but the boyfriend photos cancel out my sympathy.

  23. koko says:

    I wonder sometimes if PR people live in the real world?

  24. Madpoe says:

    She kissed with her eyes opens. Must be all that “mysterious ways” keepin’ an eye out.

  25. Saks says:

    I cant stand that Jamie dude, and I don’t even have a reason, haven’t even seen a movie with him but he just bugs me…

    • FLORC says:

      He’s annoying with his casual style, but s a good model and decent tween movie actor.

  26. Ellie says:

    This makes me sad. Evans is actually a decent actor. He would have had a better career if he worked harder and focused more on getting good acting gigs instead of wasting his time boozing and becoming a part of PR stunts.
    I think this story wasn’t written by Chris’ PR. The whole world knows that he is the “life of the party”. All his Avengers co-stars have joked about it a multiple times on TV and during press interviews. From RDJ calling him the “social director” or something on Jimmy Kimmel to Paul Bettany joking about the hangover he gave him on twitter. Even Mark Ruffalo said that Chris loves to drink and party and Evans himself doesn’t hide this. So I don’t think his PR tried to control this story. Same with Lily. She has a Miss Goody Two Shoes reputation and I don’t think she wants to change that. This type of extremely lazy journalism can only come from tabloids who are trying to sell papers by creating a reason for the alleged break up.
    I personally think that it was a one time PR event where both parties decided to get papped for an evening and call it a night. If you notice the timeline, Lily got papped with Evans in late March and in April she was seen with Jamie Campbell Bower. I think both parties thought it would generate publicity. It worked for Lily as she got Jamie’s attention and they got back together. It sucked for Evans as he came across as the guy who got dumped. He comes across as a hypocrite who says that he wants privacy, yet partakes in such PR manufactured relationship.

    • I Choose Me says:

      Hm. Maybe you’re right. Cause it really would be ridiculous for his PR to spin things like this when anyone paying attention knows that Evans is the life of the party.

    • Maria A. says:

      His career is doing fine. When he’s not making these big pictures, he takes risks with smaller films. That’s smart.
      I am looking forward to seeing what else he can do.

  27. anon1 says:

    8 year difference in ages is probably what did them in. I read somewhere that Chris said he had outgrown the club scene- Maybe that is all there was to it.

  28. I Choose Me says:

    Stueeeeps. Don’t they have to be together in order to break up? This PR nonsense from Chris’ camp really sheds a bad light on his already tarnished character. Given his well documented drunkface during the Ultron promos, do they really expect anyone to buy this BS?

  29. WinonaRyder says:

    You guys should issue a warning before posting such large pictures of Jamie Campbell-Bower. He is not nice to look at so close up. Ugh.

    • T.Fanty says:

      Speaking of large pictures, my only real takeaway from this whole article was that I REALLY want to take those sunglasses off Chris Evans’ face and clean the lenses.

  30. pato says:

    “He´s not a partier at all” – laughing so hard at this. yeah, sure. the hell are you doing Evans?!

  31. YeahWrite says:

    I rather think that since Evans IS WORKING, while Lily is the one trying to find work; that he is the one not listening. I don’t know, maybe if she posted a post sex selfie, then all the shipper fans would ASDFGHJKL loud enough to get her an acting job. Or, is she just going to keep getting papped going to the gym and her shopping sprees by the Daily Fail forever?

    And let me see…. who DOES NOT get papped like that daily?
    Why, that would be Chris Evans.
    But who DOES get papped doing nothing often?
    Why, that would be Minka Kelly.

    Do you see a pattern? I see a pattern.
    taco stands and Italian restaurants sure are bad places for our private boy.

    Anyone who has been a fan of Chris long enough, knows that he won’t tolerate the “call the paps” BS. And it’s clear since all the articles that came out since that night are trashing him — with no response from his camp – that it is more likely her PR. Because riddle me this: when was the last time you saw Chris Evans plaster his personal life all over social media? Um, never. You won’t find his Twitter full of several up close look at me selfies per week. So who do you really think is selling you something here? Who is the one looking for attention? The man who goes home quietly to Boston?
    Hint: if it preens for the camera, it’s probably a proud peacock.

    This is such one sided BS. If Chris had been spotted with another woman, he would have been crucified for being that “womanizer” and breaking Lily’s wee heart. But Lily, who not 2 weeks ago was still linked to Evans – suddenly sells her sorta new love to the gods of social media, and gets away free and clear. So adorable! awwww feels!! *audible eyeroll*
    I doubt very much that the man is actually Steve Rogers, but this kind of blatant reverse sexism is truly deplorable.
    for the record, the whole Avengers squad – save RDJ – appeared in various degrees of tipsy to full on drunk; so it’s not fair to lay all the criticism on Chris. They were all having a blast and celebrating the movie’s success. So what. It’s not wise clearly, but it’s hardly worth demeaning their entire character forever.
    And those of you calling him a Womanizer or manwhore…. that’s just as bad as calling woman a “sl*t” so you’re no better.

    • Bridget says:

      “Womanizer” and “man whore” don’t have the same condemnation and social stigma as “slut”. “Slut” is a word that’s used to degrade, to shame a woman for her sexuality. So no, not the same thing at all.

      • YeahWrite says:

        Yes it is the same thing, if you are using it as a negative description of his character. As a base to say he is not worthy of a “good” woman. Not to mention that you are labeling him this moniker based on shit you read on the Internet; and not actual proof because you know him.
        Two wrongs still don’t make a right.

      • FLORC says:

        I’ve always considered manwh0re a lot worse than slut. I also think they aren’t entirely the same, but that dirfts into psychology.

        Wow. Great comment. There really is a spin on this. And Lily’s actions sound a lot like men that get blasted here.

        Chris Evan’s past behavior just doesn’t support he’d let out a satement like this, but it’s so easy for us to blame the guy. Even Kaley Cuoco(sp?) who was found to be the one wanting the pap shots was fully blamed on Man o’ Steel until behavior spoke for itself.

    • Maria A. says:

      YeahWrite, I do believe you nailed it – resoundingly.

  32. LAK says:

    Visually, He is the perfect Cap Am.

    • Bridget says:

      John Krasinksi was supposedly a finalist and I keep trying to picture him as Captain America and failing miserably.

  33. krtmom says:

    Her eyebrows…YIKES!