At last something lovely’s come out of the rebooted series of ‘Top Gear’… for host Matt LeBlanc at least.
The US star is reported to be romancing producer Aurora Mulligan after meeting her on the set of the motoring show.
The pair were pictured together at the weekend, enjoying the action at the Hickstead Derby in West Sussex, where The Sun reports that onlookers were naturally quick to remark on their “besotted” and “inseparable” body language.
While Matt's spokesperson previously confirmed there was nothing going on, a ‘Top Gear’ source has now “confirmed the pair are now more than friends” - dramatic contrast to the rumoured coldness between Matt and his co-host Chris Evans.
The former ‘Friends‘ star is said to have told producers of the BBC Two motoring show he will quit unless the Radio 2 DJ is axed.
The Sun has claimed Matt has grown increasingly tired of Chris’ behaviour and attitude towards him and the rest of the presenting team on set.
A source told the paper: “The big question now is who goes and who stays.
The declining popularity of one of the BBC's biggest shows is presenting the broadcaster with an enormous headache - while Matt is undoubtedly proving more popular with viewers, Chris remains one of its biggest stars, also helming the Radio 2 Breakfast Show, which remains the most popular radio show in the country.
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