Ashton Kutcher holidays in Italy with screenwriter Lorene Scafaria
Ashton Kutcher might not be with Demi Moore anymore but he didn't have to spend the holidays alone.
The "Two and a Half Men" actor spent the weekend in Italy with "Nick and Nora's Infinite Playlist" screenwriter Lorene Scafaria, sparking rumors that the two are dating.
"Roman holiday with homies. @mazzant @LoreneScafaria Have an amazing new year!!!" Kutcher wrote on Twitter on December 26, along with a photo of him with Scafaria and Matt Mazzant, who works at Kutcher's Katalyst Films.
Us Weekly reports that Kutcher and Scafaria visited tourist sites like the Leaning Tower of Pisa. A witness told the weekly that the couple held hands while sharing spaghetti and Kutcher paid.
The couple reportedly met in February when Kutcher read for her film, "Seeking a Friend for the End of the World." Steve Carell was eventually cast in the role.
Scafaria recently broke up with "The O.C." actor Adam Brody and Demi Moore, 49, announced that she had decided to end her six-year marriage to Kutcher, 33 on November 17.
Reps for both Kutcher and Scafaria told Us Weekly that the pair are "just friends."
After Moore announced her plans to end her marriage to Kutcher, her third husband, the actor said in his own statement that he will "forever cherish the time" he spent with her, adding: "Marriage is one of the most difficult things in the world and unfortunately sometimes they fail."
Kutcher married Moore in September 2005 after dating her for about two years. The actress was previously married to Bruce Willis, father of her three children, and to singer Freddie Moore.
Rumors that Kutcher allegedly cheated on Moore surfaced online and in tabloid magazine reports in late September. In mid-October, a 22-year-old woman named Sara Leal told Us Weekly in a video interview that she and Kutcher had a one night stand. She said he had told her at the time that he was "separated" and added that her life "has been a mess" ever since the incident.
Kutcher and Moore have not commented about the alleged incident.
However, Kutcher did appear in a video that showed him blasting the media and the way "people can bastardize the truth." He appeared in the clip without his wedding ring.
Kutcher was also the target of a different cheating scandal in 2010. He called a tabloid report about it "fiction."
In early December, Moore was linked romantically to Scott-Vincent Borba, a skincare mogul and former model. He later denied they were dating.