Jenny Slate was helping Chris Evans ‘hunt for a new apartment in Tribeca’

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Surprising about zero people, People Magazine is now declaring Chris Evans and Jenny Slate to be officially back together. We knew that back in October, and it was subsequently confirmed by a series of cutesy “sightings” and tweets about a “boyfriend” encouraging turtleneck purchases. Apparently, People’s confirming that Slate and Evans are for-real back together because Slate has been helping him hunt for a new apartment in New York. Hm.

It’s official! Chris Evans and Jenny Slate are back together, PEOPLE has confirmed.

Earlier this week, Slate was spotted helping Evans hunt for a new apartment in Tribeca. (He’s starring in a new play, Lobby Hero, on Broadway next year.)

They looked happy and “very much back together” during the outing, a witness tells PEOPLE.

The couple, who previously split in February after dating for one year, first sparked rumors of a reconciliation after Evans and Slate were seen grabbing dinner together in Atlanta while the actor filmed his latest Avengers movie. Shortly after, they exchanged flirty Twitter messages and Slate began referencing her “boyfriend” on social media.

[From People]

So, there you go. At this point, I wouldn’t be surprised if we learned that they were apartment hunting TOGETHER, as in they were looking for a place to live together. I still believe this will all end in tears, but what do I know? These two seem to love their messy middle school drama, so have it. At least they’re containing it.

Meanwhile, Jenny Slate has gotten a book deal.

Jenny Slate has landed a book deal with Little, Brown and Company to publish a feminist essay and fable collection in 2019, EW has learned exclusively. The acclaimed actress, who this year starred in the film Landline and recurred in Netflix’s Lady Dynamite, will explore what it’s like to be female in a misogynistic culture. The witty and at times fantastical book imagines the perspectives of other preyed-upon creatures (a deer venturing into a meadow; a globe of fruit plucked from its branch), invites us into the haunted house of her childhood, and celebrates the power of being vulnerable and open, even in the face of rejection and fear.

“There is so much natural magic to being a human, and in feminism as a movement and a way of life,” Slate said in a statement. “I’m thrilled that Little, Brown, and Co. has given me a chance to explore and explain where I find this magic, and how it feels to be alive and a woman in today’s wild world. Let’s get going!”

her as-yet-untitled book will be published in 2019.

[From EW]

A collection of feminist fables sounds… very on-brand for Jenny Slate. It honestly sounds like something Lena Dunham would have eventually done, but Lena is currently on everybody’s sh-t list, so they gave the book deal to Jenny Slate? I breathlessly await the retelling of Snow White from the perspective of poisoned apple, and an examination of how Otters Are the Real New-Wave Feminists.

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  1. BaronSamedi says:

    Loved them the first time around because honestly dating her made Chris look better in my eyes. But unfortunately she ruined it for me by being sooo high school and neurotic about the break-up. She would annoy the crap out of me if I were friends with her I think.

    Then again we know that Chris is a neurotic and anxious one too, so they might actually work really once they get their shit together.

  2. Nicole says:

    This won’t end well…for her.

  3. Surely Wolfbeak says:

    I like her. Sorry, I’ll see myself out.

    • JenE says:

      You can stay and sit by me. I like her, too.

    • FishBeard says:

      I do too! I fell in love with her in Obvious Child.

    • Frosty says:

      Me too! Obvious Child was great. Plus she was brilliantly awful in Parks and Rec.

    • Reef says:

      Same. Especially after learning she’s the voice of Princess Ponyhead. (Shout out to my niece) Her voice work is undefeated.

    • Raina says:

      I like her, too. Not sorry. Don’t know why I should /would be. A lot of relationships end in tears but I sorta take offense that, because she’s openly crushing on him and some people may find him more conventionally attractive, that it appears the tears would be coming from her. To me, they seem cool and funny together. Don’t understand the negativity. Tons of crap to be negative about. A cute little gushing and on/off romance is definitely not it. No to me.

      • Alexandria says:

        I’m not a fan of both but I think she looks attractive. I’ve commented before she can look Indian and I think if Bollywood sees her they would like what they saw.

    • Ratsy Pomona says:

      I like her too, especially after hearing her interview with Marc Maron.

    • senna says:

      What?! I’m so used to being her only Stan! She’s literally my most contoversial favourite on here, and I like Kristen Fucking Stewart! I also love her dress here – I stared at it and sighed for a good long minute.

    • ichsi says:

      LOVE her!

    • jammypants says:

      I think she’s really cute and can totally see why Chris likes her. Sure she’s extra but I find her harmless.

    • amilu says:

      I like her, too…as an actress and comedian. The post-break-up interview was super-cringey, but I’m still rooting for her.

    • The Rickest Rick says:

      Makes me happy to see this, I like her too! She is funny and real. I don’t mind seeing who someone really is, warts and all, rather than a front, a persona. It’s nice to see someone be genuine. Particularly nowadays.

      • VDareeee says:

        Genuine? Whaaaaaaaaatttt? Maybe for admitting (on her own) to being manipulative to her friends & family to test their loyalty! She’s thin skinned and vengeful. She’s also desperate to keep Chris because she busted up her marriage to be with him.

    • Lilly says:

      Me as well. Hilarious and intelligent and lovely.

    • Margot says:

      Well… well…well… I see Slate’s PR is paying well.

      • Sylvia says:

        LOL Margot. She sure got the PR interns out in force!

        And if not interns, I give heavy side-eye to anyone who admits to liking such a mean-spirited woman… it’s akin to liking Lena Dunham. Ugh.

  4. Lily says:

    So, now People is reporting stories based off of sightings & NOT ACTUAL “exclusive” sources? It sounds like PR b.s for her honestly. She never gets any coverage unless it involves this guy.

    Also, her tweets are incoherent & she talks like she whips out a thesaurus for every sentence so that book will likely be a mess.

    • JAC says:

      This! The sighting is even more amusing considering he’s been filming all week. But you know she needed press to get that book deal.

    • browniecakes says:

      People Mag does that too much. I stopped subscribing to them years ago because rarely is the cover person actually interviewed. It’s all ‘sources say’, acquaintances, etc. talking about that person.
      Jenny dating Chris seems like me dating Chris. Just counting the days until he leaves.

  5. Hh says:

    I don’t find Jenny Slate to be more appealing than Lena Dunham to write this book. They’re both neurotic and overshare to an annoying degree. It’s simply that Dunham has a higher profile.

    And boy, Chris Evans is a breakup to makeup kinda guy, isn’t he? Lol. Talk about patterns.

    • Snazzy says:

      I don’t understand how just because these idiot women are famous they get book deals. Seriously, am I the only one who is not interested at all in what they have to say about anything? Unless perhaps it’s looking at their own privilege?

    • Prairiegirl says:

      No kidding! First Jessica Biel, then Minka Kelly, now Jenny Slate. Always goes back at least once, sometimes twice, it never sticks. He seems so indecisive and needy.

  6. Beth says:

    Poor Jenny. Her heart may still be broken from their first breakup, and the second breakup with the same guy hurts even worse. Someone pass her the tissues to wipe away her tears

  7. QueenB says:

    Jenny is exhausting and problematic but Lena is one of a kind terrible.

    For their rebound: Didnt a lot of people predict that? Seems to be his pattern. They will probably break up again and get together again to ultimately break up again.

  8. M says:

    Good, another book about white feminism. Zzzzz

  9. Goodvibes says:

    Everyone is getting back together.

  10. lightpurple says:

    Oh wow! A whole second book about Jenny’s bodily functions! Can’t wait – to ignore this book.

  11. No surprise says:

    Chris Evans is a known playboy. He likes these desperate girls that he can hook up with on the regular and still do what he wants. He likes to be attached because it looks good in the press.
    I’m pretty sure he spends very little time with her. As everyone always says she’s exhausting but he calls and she runs because she gets to have her dream middle schooler pretend life. Pretty lame and sad she’s so desperate but when you are awful it’s what you have to accept.

    • Sylvia says:

      Sounds like just the right woman to write a book of feminist fables! Just kidding, the only real fable in that book will be that Jenny Slate is actually a feminist.

      Also, seeing how Jenny’s random book about her childhood house detailed how she pooped her pants on purpose and reveled in it, and Lena’s feminist book detailed how she molested her little sister using anything a sexual predator would, I am actually terrified to think what kind of crazy oversharing Jenny Slate might include in *her* feminist book to one up Lena. She seems like the one upping type.

  12. Sammy78 says:

    Who the hell gave this faux feminist a book deal? She can’t write a coherent tweet, 280 characters… so, a whole book? How about no. I guess being captain america’s missus has these benefits.

    • Lightpurple says:

      She has already written at least one book. This isn’t her first.

      • VDareeee says:

        That book was a joke. Do you really think she would have gotten this book deal if she hadn’t dated a marvel superhero and enjoyed the publicity this past year? There are so many deserving authors out there and what does she have to share with the world that is so profound on this topic? more of her pussy jokes and outrage feminism?

    • Dani says:

      Actually, she’s a pretty articulate writer, tweets aside. I just read an excerpt from her book describing her childhood house and it was very well written.

      • JAC says:

        The part about how she likes to manipulate people, or the part about her shitting herself?

      • Spittair says:

        @JAC wait, what?? LMAO

      • Tat says:

        She changes the timeline of the end of her marriage at the book 2 times. She talks about the time her mother told her ti clean her room and after that, she pooped on her pants on purpose. She even describes the poop.

  13. Lamby says:

    LOL didn’t she drag him on Twitter for telling her to behave herself, and saying he was lacking in emotional development and then delete it just the other day? I’ll never get tired of these two and their drama.

  14. Miss M says:

    Girl: have some self respect!!! Love yourself first…
    Funny she was babbling all about their relationship the first time around… how did it go?! Now we know they are together and their whereabouts. Who’s talking?!
    I guess someone has not learned her lesson the first time around…

  15. DiligentDiva says:

    I can see why she’s desperate to keep him, she left her husband for the man. IDK about you, but if I left my husband for someone I would really want it to work out. She probably felt like a failure when it didn’t.
    I just can’t see this ending well, Chris Evans while adorable at times, is a total dude-bro. He will be out with the “boys” cheating on her left and right in a couple months. Or he’ll be on-set and have a fling with someone. He’s not someone who can commit for very long. She’ll either put up with it because she doesn’t want to seem like a failure, or she’ll leave.
    It’s a waiting game.

    • Bekka says:

      The odd thing is, I remember prior to Gifted/meeting Chris, she gave an interview and spoke dismissively about the “dude-bro” type. I actually used to find her quite charming (I do like her voice acting work), but with most celebrities, the more you find out, the less you like about them. She just comes off as hypocritical to me now.

  16. Bekka says:

    OK. I really don’t appreciate the fact she’s being given a platform for her faux feminism. I don’t want her speaking for me. Especially since her brand of feminism is very exclusive and leans towards misandry. She tweeted something recently that was very much about hating all men and how someone can’t tell another what to do unless they are in therapy. She was properly schooled by a licensed professional and proceeded to delete her tweet. I’m disappointed she was given a platform to further her narrative which is far from equality and more about her. Perhaps if she had any form of substance behind her views, but they really come off as uneducated opinions.

  17. Sigh... says:

    This fauxminist got called out just this past weekend for a tweet saying, in effect, that MEN CAN TELL WOMEN HOW TO BEHAVE IF THEY’VE (men) HAD THERAPY.


    She was quickly rounded up, which caused her to delete it (of course), and days later we *incidentally* learn about her being out, in lurve, but somehow unseen NYC w/ her “Famous Chris” bf, and OH YEAH, AND SHE’S GONNA WRITE *MORE* FEMINIST STUFF. Yeah. This is PR at it’s finest. Kudos to her team.

    I look forward to not looking forward to it.

  18. Raina says:

    It’s disappointing how privilege has given her a platform to write on feminism when I don’t think she completely grasps the concept. Just look at her tweets and how she centers it on her rage rather that equality. The concept of her using “preyed-upon” in her book is also alarming, especially “a globe of fruit plucked from its branch.” I’m curious to see how that’s worked in considering I’m assuming she eats fruit and either doesn’t ask the tree first for permission to eat the fruit nor knows if a farmer did. Last I checked, there wasn’t a special sticker for that.

  19. M says:

    She is the voice of a black teenager in big mouth. She should be called out.

  20. Cassie says:

    For someone who, according to Chris, supposedly “has a mastery of the English language,” I can’t help but notice how often she uses the word “magic.” I think she even said that in the Dodger videos. I would have thought she could better utilize synonyms or perhaps use a thesaurus. Then again, I think of what Kaiser says all of the time and it’s all about her brand.

  21. Raina says:

    The judgment here over some little romance is overwhelming 🤔

  22. Kora says:

    I hope she realizes she can’t delete her book like she deletes her problematic or called out tweets. I guess she’d have to orchestrate a demonstrative book burning if there is anything potentially problematic in her book. Then again, Lena Dunham’s passed an editor (I’m assuming) and look how well that turned out. I just don’t see her type of feminism providing a unifying stance since she is already all over the place with her tweets when she tries. From looking down at other women and using them as prey for abusive men (her Louis CK retweet) to her man-hating tweets, it’s hard to get an idea as to what she’s trying to go for.

  23. Lexilla says:

    I’m just here for the otters. Cute, furry and ferocious. They truly are feminist bad bitches!

  24. Diya says:

    Yeah..this is a mess. Yeah, I don’t really like them together.. (her, mostly) Yeah, her oversharing is a bit ‘twee’ as Kaiser rightfully puts it. But I think we are investing a lot of time and energy on these too. They bothered me at one point but let’s not make this as creepy as a Michael Fassebender and Alicia Vikander post. Let them enjoy their on/off/on whatever romance.

    • Sylvia says:

      If comments on a celebrity gossip site prevent them from enjoying anything, they have far bigger problems than a little snark.

  25. Alex says:

    She is not a feminist. She is not speaking for women, just for herself. I hate seeing her being praised with a book deal just because she is with Chris Evans. Cause, come on, nobody would pay her attention otherwise. But now all his fans are gonna buy and go to her book signings just for the hope to see him.

  26. VDareeee says:

    Tip: read that Vulture article again and then analyze how this & her book was announced and (((((Head blows up)))))

  27. Jayna says:

    Oh, this is going to turn out well — said no one.

  28. The Recluse says:

    It annoys me too when publishers hand out big deals to people like Dunham and Slate – and it’s strictly because they smell easy profits – as opposed to finding new, less notorious/famous talent and nurturing them and helping them find their audiences. Ugh.

  29. Maria Urena says:

    I wish the 15 mins. of fame for this fauxminist would be over already!

  30. Diya says:

    @Alexandria I’m sorry but… BOLLYWOOD ? Have you seen Bollywood beauties lately ? I’m from India and trust me, considering the beauty standards here, she should be glad she grew up in the States. Bollywood has already had an unrealistic standard set for their heroines, and I’m sorry but…she would grilled more for her unconventional looks here.

    Also PS: What’s with the sudden 7-8 comments saying , ‘I like her ! I like her too !’ It’s great that you do…but considering she barely gets positive comments here…Hmm.

    • Penguin says:

      And talk about whitewashing – surely you should all be objecting if she was cast as an Indian?

      • Diya says:

        Of course. LOL. Isn’t she already voicing a black character on some disgusting Netflix show ? But voice characters are given a pass because… I would literally throw a fit if she’s ever cast as an India/ South Asian even Middle Eastern in anything.

  31. Jess says:

    Hmm, I see an accidental pregnancy in her near future! Chris is cute sure, but douchey and not good enough for her, ugh.

  32. Apple cinnamon says:

    I streamed Gifted yesterday and was pleasantly surprised by Jenny’s onscreen presence. She’s so full-on and obnoxious on social media I was expecting to be annoyed. Decent actress and unusually attractive in video (she’s not very photogenic at all).

  33. Natalie S says:

    I like the work she produces and I can deal with her print interviews. But her interview on Seth Meyer’s show was uncomfortably neurotic. Just way too much. She seems like she’s exhausting to be around but Seth did seem to really like her.

    • Margot says:

      Seth only had to spend 10 minutes with her, she might be considered mildly entertaining in small doses like that. Athough that also largely depends on what makes you laugh. To me the whole astronomy/astrology joke she was trying to pull off is embarassing grade school type of humor. But I guess she’s emotionally stuck at that age so it seems fitting.

  34. Caty Page says:

    The genre-changing “magic” of ‘Obvious Child’ and that incredibly vulnerable post-breakup interview endeared her to me.

    1-2 problematic Tweets typically aren’t enough to make me hit ‘cancel,’ especially for women who have otherwise presented as genuine and progressive. After a few glasses of chardonnay, anger at patriarchy might be poorly framed in a manner that comes across as misandry. In my eyes one frustrated overgeneralization about men is worth a genuine apology and reflection, but not a cancellation.

    • Margot says:

      She’s neither genuine nor progressive. And as for the tweets, it’s not 1-2 but rather 30-50 range. Most of them she deleted as soon as people started pulling them out and posting either on tumblr or on twitter to expose the hypocrisy of the ‘kind and gracious’ persona she’s trying to pull off right now. Just to give you a few ‘cute’ examples – she fatshamed a teenage boy who was using the pool at the same time as her, commented that she’s leaving the pool in disgust. She called c*nts or sl*ts women wearing clothes she didn’t like. She made light of people suffering from depression by tweeting a bunch of ‘suicide note’ tweets about some trivial stuff. She used homophobic language in her tweets. I can go on and on, the list is long. The most recent man-hating tweets were more a part of the pattern than the outliers. She never apologized for that stuff, probably because she’s not sorry and doesn’t consider herself wrong, just she realized they might be obstacles at gaining more popularity so deleted them assuming as soon as she removes the evidence, she’s all good and no one will know.

  35. Eyeroll says:

    Jenny Slate is not well liked by the average person. People who like potty mouthed dirty humor or think the system works against below average women seem to like her but most people don’t care for the rage followed by victim mentality. I’m fairly certain Jenny is obsessed with fame and can’t stand not being accepted by mainstream people and getting those roles in front of the camera. She tries to counter or erase negativity against her. I’m sure most of the positive comments here came directly from her or her team.

    • Apple cinnamon says:

      I’m not a PR poster and I agree with you on Jenny Slate probably desperate to be famous and recognised as desirable by the mainstream. Also, she was certainly racist on Twitter (since deleted) and she’s Lena Dunham 2.0: pretend feminist without substance. But credit where it’s due: she was likeable, looked good, and did well in Gifted.

      • Diya says:

        She did ‘well’ because she barely had a role. The director used her very well. It was solely about the girl and her uncle and everyone else played secondary characters. Watch her in her latest movie Landline. That’s when you’ll cringe. If her psychotic laugh doesn’t make you grate your teeth I would really judge you LOL. I didn’t quite understand her hype in Obvious Child either. I think she is not meant to play lead roles. She’s better off and probably more likeable in supporting roles and when not given centre stage in a 90 minute movie.

    • JAC says:

      THiS! She and her people have been working overtime in the comments on here. It’s glaringly obvious.

  36. whybother says:

    I’m in for her next oversharing interviews, tweets and ig updates when they break up…
    I kinda like her as an actress before but I’m shocked how twee, pretentious and annoying she was during her first time hooking up/break up with CE.