Julianne Hough gets romantic with NHL player Brooks Laich
Dancer-actress Julianne Hough was photographed hand-in-hand and grocery shopping with NHL player Brooks Laich over the weekend, leading to speculation the two are dating, several entertainment websites report.
Former "Dancing with the Stars" pro Hough, 25, and Washington Capitals center Laich, 30, were seen together Saturday at Disneyland and the next day in the Los Angeles neighborhood of Studio City, where they walked her two dogs, bought groceries at a Bristol Farms supermarket and left together in a Mercedes-Benz SUV as a smiling Hough waved.
Saskatchewan native Laich had tweeted on Friday, "Happy Valentine's Day, everyone -- hope you are spending it with that special someone who makes you happy!"
Hough and radio personality and "American Idol" host Ryan Seacrest had been a couple for more than two years before splitting up last March over work schedules that often kept them apart for lengthy stretches, according to reports at the time. People said in July that Hough was seen behaving romantically at the Los Angeles restaurant Nobu with filmmaker Ari Sandel.
Hough -- whose most recent film was screenwriter Diablo Cody's directorial debut, "Paradise," and who next stars in director Iain Softley's thriller "Curve" -- appears to be a Capitals fan, The Washington Post said Monday. She posted Instagram photos of herself wearing a team jersey at what appeared to be the Jan. 19 match against the Rangers at Madison Square Garden.
Neither representatives for Hough nor for the Capitals would comment.