Friday 22 February 2019

Kate Beckinsale's response to being linked to Pete Davidson is frankly perfect

British actress Kate Beckinsale arrives for the Warner Bros. and In Style 20th annual post Golden Globes party at the Oasis Courtyard of the Beverly Hilton hotel in Beverly Hills on January 6, 2019. (Photo by Jean-Baptiste LACROIX / AFP)
British actress Kate Beckinsale arrives for the Warner Bros. and In Style 20th annual post Golden Globes party at the Oasis Courtyard of the Beverly Hilton hotel in Beverly Hills on January 6, 2019. (Photo by Jean-Baptiste LACROIX / AFP)
Kate Beckinsale attends the Oscar De La Renta front Row during New York Fashion Week: The Shows at Spring Studios Terrace on September 11, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for NYFW: The Shows)
British actress Kate Beckinsale arrives for the Warner Bros. and In Style 20th annual post Golden Globes party at the Oasis Courtyard of the Beverly Hilton hotel in Beverly Hills on January 6, 2019. (Photo by Jean-Baptiste LACROIX / AFP)
Pete Davidson attends the InStyle And Warner Bros. Golden Globes After Party 2019 at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 6, 2019 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images)
Kate Beckinsale attends ELLE's 25th Annual Women In Hollywood Celebration presented by L'Oreal Paris, Hearts On Fire and CALVIN KLEIN at Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills on October 15, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Presley Ann/Getty Images for ELLE Magazine)
Caitlin McBride

Caitlin McBride

Kate Beckinsale, arguably the most underappreciated celebrity on Instagram, had the perfect response when she was linked to comedian Pete Davidson.

Beckinsale (45) and Davidson (25) were both guests at Netflix's Golden Globes after-party and according to two different publications, sparks were flying between the two. While PEOPLE reported that were flirting all night, Page Six initially said they left the party together, prompting a tornado of news stories linking the two. "They were being very flirty together, they were sitting very close on the outside patio seating. Kate had her hand on his knee, and she kept laughing at all his jokes," according to Page Six.

E! News also quoted a source saying they looked "very cosy" at the same bash. "Pete was smiling and laughing with her and she was all about him," they said. Earlier in the night, both attended the InStyle and Warner Bros after-party.

Both are single, with Davidson famously ending his engagement to Ariana Grande last year and Beckinsale, who has a 19-year-old daughter with ex-partner Michael Sheen, was last linked to model Matt Rife and British comedian Jack Whitehall.

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The Underworld star shared a picture of her mother during her modelling heyday on Instagram, under which a follower referenced the rumours, writing, "Dear heavens, Kate. Not Pete Davidson."

"No that's my mother," she responded. "Easy mistake."

Now, instead of focusing on the would-be romance, the internet's expansive showbiz network is talking about how witty she is. Well played, Kate.

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