Hilary Duff “Found Love” With New “Mystery Man”?

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By Michael Lewittes


“New Man After Marital Split? Hilary Duff Spotted Holding Hands With Mystery Hunk At Miley Cyrus Concert,” reads a breathless headline from RadarOnline, alongside a photo of the actress with her arm interlocked with a dark-haired man’s (see right).

According to the webloid, Duff has “found new love after her recent split from husband Mike Comrie,” having been “caught holding hands with a mystery man while they attended the Miley Cyrus concert Saturday night in Los Angeles.” “And after the concert, Hilary and her new man looked even closer as they left the concert holding hands,” reports the blog, which claims, “It looks like Duff is moving on!”

While it may be a “mystery” to RadarOnline, Gossip Cop looked at the non-romantic photo and recognized that the man who accompanied Duff to the Cyrus concert is Marcus Francis, her hairstylist. Contrary to the webloid’s claim of Duff having “found new love,” she and Francis are just friends. There is nothing romantic going on between them.

Duff even posted an Instagram photo (below) of herself with Francis, who once tweeted, “For the millionth time I’m a GAY HAIR STYLIST!.” Whoops! RadarOnline may want to re-write its post about Duff finding “love” and “moving on.” As Gossip Cop previously reported, Duff and Comrie separated in January.


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