Courteney Cox hasn’t been replaced by a new woman in her ex-fiance Johnny McDaid’s life. Well, at least that’s what he says. According to Hello! Magazine, the Snow Patrol singer has denied the claims that he has been dating former MTV reporter Meghann Scully.
In fact, he said he hasn’t dated anyone since his sudden breakup with Courteney Cox in December. McDaid’s spokesperson confirmed his claims by telling the magazine that Johnny is not dating anyone and hasn’t since the split from the 51-year-old actress.
— MEGHANN SCULLY (@Meghann_Scully) March 3, 2016
Rumors that Courteney Cox’s ex-boyfriend is dating Scully have been circulating in the media after the two reportedly met at the Oscar Wilde Awards party held in Los Angeles. Scully used to date hurling star David Burke.
Since breaking up with Courteney Cox in December of last year, McDaid hadn’t been the topic romantic rumors until the reports of his romance with Scully appeared in the media. According to media reports, Cox and McDaid disagreed on the place where they would live, which is why they cancelled their 18-month engagement in December.
While McDaid wanted to move to the U.K with Courteney Cox, the Friends actress was keen to stay in Los Angeles. Ed Sheeran was the one who introduced Cox to McDaid back in 2013. From 1999 until June 2012, Courteney Cox was married to Scream actor David Arquette, but the couple admitted to being separated from October 2010 until their divorce. Cox and Arquette have one child from the marriage, daughter Coco Riley Arquette, who was born on June 13, 2004.
In other news, Courteney Cox now has an on-screen assistant for her upcoming Fox pilot, according to Variety. Diona Reasonover, known for her role in 2 Broke Girls, has been cast in Fox’s sitcom Charity Case.
And while there is no info about the sitcom’s release date, it was reported that the series’ plot is centered around Hailey (played by Courteney Cox), who inherits her billionaire husband’s charity after his death. But soon Hailey has her expectations ruined.
Reasonover was cast as Kara, Courteney Cox’s character’s assistant while working at the charity foundation. According to Variety, Kara will be an optimistic and idealistic character, who is excited about her job, but the character will be quite shocked after getting to know Hailey.
Kyle Bornheimer, Isiah Whitlock, Jr. and Dan Gill will also star in Charity Case alongside Cox and Reasonover. Courteney Cox is also set to executive produce the sitcom with writer Robert Padnick, who wrote the pilot, as well as James Griffiths, the director of the upcoming show.
Last week, high-profile celebrities appeared in a series of videos to help raise awareness for male survivors of sexual abuse, as reported by People. The new video campaign, launched by No More, included such stars as Courteney Cox, Hilary Swank, Mary J. Blige, Ice-T, and others.
— ELLE Magazine (US) (@ELLEmagazine) March 12, 2016
The new PSA describes some stereotypes surrounding male abuse victims, including the most common phrases usually said to those who reveal they had been sexually abused. The latest clip starts with Orange Is the New Black star Natasha Lyonne delivering the line, “What kind of man would let that happen to him?” while looking into the camera.
Then Blige addresses his question to the camera, “Why didn’t he tell anyone?” and Courteney Cox answers that it’s “none of my business.”
Courteney Cox has recently been to Sacha Baron Cohen and Isla Fisher’s house to watch a scene from Borat actor’s new film, The Brothers Grimsby. However, she wasn’t the only one, according to Cosmopolitan and a post by Kim Kardashian West via Instagram.
The photo features Courteney Cox alongside her daughter Coco Arquette, Kris Jenner, Corey Gamble, Kourtney Kardashian, and Kanye West.
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