One of the many things that we love to do is watch our favorite Hollywood stars sharing their love life. We want to know whom they are dating, how long they have been dating and any relationship drama that ensues. We thrive off it. Whether we "ship" the couple or hope they split, we follow their every move on social media and in the tabloids to check on their status. While some people will post basic statuses declaring their love, others may share pictures.
Some celebrities claim to be in love, but do not seem to be overly affectionate in public. It is as though they hate public displays of affection—also know as PDA. These couples are the ones that we may question the status of. Then, there are the couples that are the polar opposite. These couples are constantly engaging in PDA in the tabloids and on social media. Whether they are engaging in a quick peck or holding hands, it can be enough to completely turn people off from their relationship. See whom we have found to actually truly dislike PDA versus the celebrity couples literally can't get enough of it. All in all we do have to agree that some things are best left behind closed doors.
15 Aren't Into It: Kate Middleton And Prince William Remain Professional
You will likely never see Prince William and Duchess Kate performing any kind of public display of affection. With three children, many people may wonder if there is a lack of passion there—especially when Prince Harry and fiancée Megan Markle get a lot cozier in public.
This lack of PDA likely is not because of any lost love but is based on a precedent set by the Queen.
With Prince William being one of the next in line to the throne, he must keep a professional demeanor when out in public. Kate must do the same. While Travel and Leisure report that this is not an official rule, it seems to be an unspoken rule between the royals. As for Prince Harry, he has always been a bit of a rebel.
14 Aren't Into It: Leighton Meester And Adam Brody Outgrew Their Teen Personas
Leighton Meester and Adam Brody both had roles in hit teen dramas. Meester starred in Gossip Girl, while Brody starred in The OC. The two have been married since 2014 and have a child together, as per Vanity Fair. They do not act as their characters on their shows would have with one another. When the duo is photographed by the paparazzi, we should not expect to see any major displays of PDA. The two firmly believe that they are just people and try to live a normal life.
Perez Hilton caught the pair walking their dogs in the city. While the pair looked happy to be together, there was no kissing and no intertwined limbs. It looked like two people; their dogs and a solid conversation between loved ones.
13 All About It: Jessica Simpson And Eric Johnson Have #NoFilter
According to Fame10, Jessica Simpson and husband Eric Johnson show far too much PDA. They are often pictured kissing and just baring everything for the world to see. A quick scroll through images of the couple reveals Jessica leaving nothing to the imagination when it comes to her and her husband's relationship. They really like to play up the PDA and even did a Fifty Shades Of Grey-themed photo shoot that they shared with the world, as per OK! Magazine.
Luckily when the children are in the photos, they tone down the PDA to be subtle enough to go unnoticed to an untrained eye.
They generally go a little bit too far in interviews, detailing their intimate life to sites such as Entertainment Tonight. The world loves celebrity babies, but we do not need the details of how they come to be.
12 Aren't Into It: Cameron Diaz And Benji Madden Are Just Boys And Girls In Love
Cameron Diaz and Benji Madden are a couple that is often forgotten about. They tend to make appearances on their own. In the rare case in which they are together, they avoid over the top public displays of affection. Diaz told The Daily Mail that their wedding was not even over the top with PDA. It took place in their living room and they held the reception on their tennis court.
When the two are spotted out—whether it is grocery shopping or at an airport—they are able to walk independently from one another, but always seem to be enjoying each other’s company. They often are smiling together while walking in sync. They even may match their attire to one another. Who says PDA equals love?
11 Aren't Into It: Kristen Bell And Dax Shepard Work More On Marriage Than PDA
Kristen Bell is one of Hollywood’s funny ladies. She just happens to be married to a successful comedian Dax Shepard. While the two do appear together on the red carpet, they are not focused on showing how in love they are.
They do not want to create an unrealistic picture of love.
Kristen told US Weekly that she has to work on her marriage with Dax every single day. Since they committed themselves to one another, they have to keep themselves and each other in check in order to have a successful relationship. They like to make sure they work on the intellectual part of their relationship, so their two daughters have role models in life for problem-solving and relationship building. Working on love like this requires no PDA.
10 All About It: Chrissy Teigen And John Legend Give Each Other All Of Them
Chrissy Teigen and John Legend are no stranger to the spotlight and to PDA. Breakfeed reported that this couple needs to cut back on the PDA. Teigen and Legend are very much in love. Chrissy Teigen loves to document life on social media.
When she is not cooking or showing off baby Luna, she shows off John and isn't shy to discuss their relationship with the world.
There are several pictures with Teigen sitting on John’s lap during public outings, the couple kissing and with John looking at Chrissy as though she is his next meal. They even had a photoshoot devoted entirely to that concept. The New York Daily News showcased a set of videos and pictures John had shared, in which Chrissy was balancing a plate of food on her rear for John to serve himself to.
9 Aren't Into It: Mila Kunis And Ashton Kutcher Are Busy Being Parents
Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher have known each other since they filmed That 70s Show. The duo started off as friends with benefits, as E! News reports. This meant that the pair had to keep their romance under the radar in order to prevent tabloids and fans from catching on to their relationship. Mila did not even want to get married.Fast forward to the present day, and they are married and have two children.
One of the things that this couple prides themselves on is being private.
Ashton was quoted saying, “And I am going to do everything in my power to have this relationship be private,” regarding how different things in life really benefit from privacy. This means less PDA and more behind the scenes action for these two lovebirds.
8 Aren't Into It: Karlie Kloss And Joshua Kushner Use Their Rare Visits To Talk
Marie Claire reported that one of the most forgotten about couples is Karlie Kloss and Josh Kushner. With Karlie Kloss being one of the world’s top supermodels, it is difficult to believe that people would forget about her relationship. That would have to mean that the couple remains pretty private. Harper’s Bizarre reports that this is all on purpose.
Karlie quoted Carolina Herrera in this interview, saying, “A woman who’s an open book is boring.” Karlie wants to have somewhat of a private life for her romantic life so she can focus on what matters to her— especially since they are five years into their relationship. When they are photographed together, they are often walking side by side with limited touching. They know how to keep the spark alive without sharing it with the world.
7 All About it: Will And Jada Pinkett Smith Are Always Touchy Feely
Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith are a unique couple. Will often brags about his wife, showing her off when they make red carpet appearances. They can be spotted kissing and almost always making contact with one another. The writers over at Madame Noire list the PDA between the Smiths to be something they do not understand.
Every photo that this couple takes is over the top, oozing love and affection. 'Madame Noire' questions if this is sincere, or an elaborate scheme to hide their marital issues.
Not only are they constantly showing off their love, but it is the number one thing that they discuss in their interviews. Will even discussed his lengthy marriage to Jada in an interview about education with Reader’s Digest. Cutting back would lessen suspicions.
6 Aren't Into It: Beyoncé And Jay Z Work On Themselves And Their Kids
Beyoncé and Jay-Z went through a bit of a rough patch, as documented on Lemonade and 4:44. For years, the couple had been extremely affectionate in the limelight. Now that they share two children—and had that infamous elevator incident—they have lessened their public displays of affection. People Magazine created a timeline of the couple’s relationship.
Since the elevator incident, the duo has primarily appeared in public with their children. The kids have become the center of their world, with each parent showing the child(ren) affection. The two are slowly starting to be photographed together again—generally seen smiling or laughing—but nothing that screams over the top PDA. Occasionally, they may be making contact by touching another’s arm, but nothing that would get them a rating worse than G.
5 Aren't Into It: Lauren Graham And Peter Krause Think They Are Too Old
Lauren Graham and Peter Krause starred in the television show Parenthood together. Many people did not know about their relationship, as they kept things pretty hush-hush for a while. Bustle reports that Graham has spoken in regard to the age of her and her beau.
They were actually not initially convinced that the relationship would go anywhere, as many co-stars often date and promptly break up.
These two put their fears aside after a while and started dating. They enjoy conversing with one another, as they can relate to the struggles and triumphs that only other actors would understand. Graham even credits that to being the key to their relationship. Since they wanted to stay under the radar—and they found other ways to connect—PDA was put on the back burner.
4 All About It: Selena And Justin Explore More Than The World
Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber are one of today’s most notorious couple due to their on-again, off-again nature. When the two are together, their pictures get captured by media all around the world. Breakfeed reported the couple as one of the few that really needs to cut back on their PDA.
The two have been pictured innocently together, but there are a few pictures that prove their PDA game is quite strong.
During a Vanity Fair party, the duo took to a photo booth for some romantic pictures. It started off innocently but ended with the two going a tad extreme in one photo. Many also have noted when the two are at an event together they display their relationship for the world to see. Bieber has also been pictured with Selena on vacation getting too close for comfort—while in public —as captured by US Weekly.
3 Aren't Into It: Olivia Wilde And Jason Sudeikis Focus On Fun
Olivia Wilde and Jason Sudeikis were also reported by Marie Claire to be one of the most forgotten couples in Hollywood. These two Hollywood stars have built quite a life together. Together, they have two children named Otis and Daisy. While most of their focus is on the kids, this family puts an emphasis on fun, according to the Daily Mail. They often go to parks, play and ride on scooters.
The two parents do not get too many moments alone. When they do, they tend to walk side by side, as to not give the tabloids anything too juicy to uncover.
Other than that, the parents have to divide and conquer the children, especially with both children being so young. They now have to carry their children and their gear instead of each other.
2 Aren't Into It: Ed Sheeran And Cherry Seaborn Never Appear Together
Pop sensation Ed Sheeran broke hearts all around the world when he proposed to girlfriend Cherry Seaborn. The couple has kept their relationship ultimately out of the spotlight. People reports that the two were high school friends that met up at one of Taylor Swift’s private—but well celebrated—Fourth of July parties.
The pair had wanted to strengthen their relationship after Ed wrapped his last tour. Cherry quit her job, and Ed took a year off. Then they traveled the world together. This kept them out of the eye of the media and—according to Sheeran—gave them “the time to fall in love properly.” Cherry is generally not seen out with Sheeran, except in very rare paparazzi photos. The only picture of PDA is the photo that Sheeran posted to announce their engagement.
1 All About It: Bella Thorne And Mod Sun Love Social Media PDA
Bella Thorne had been a Disney starlet until she branched out and took on older roles. Thorne is in her early twenties and is dating both rapper Mod Sun, and YouTuber Tana Mongeau (at the same time). Daily Mail reports that Bella Thorne rung in age 20 by spreading a lot of PDA with her boyfriend for social media videos and pictures. Girlfriend Tana then posted a Boomerang of her and Thorne getting close.
Thorne is no stranger to PDA. She often posts outlandish and unique pictures on her social media accounts alongside her friends and significant others.
She posted a few images in a pool, with Mod Sun during a leisurely swim thus confirming her love for PDA. Her Snapchat and Instagram stories and posts often feature her displaying her relationships to the world. Thorne keeps little to herself. Ah, to be young and in love again.
References: Travel and Leisure, Vanity Fair, Perez Hilton, Daily Mail, US Weekly, E News, Marie Claire, Harper’s Bazaar, People, Bustle, Daily Mail, People, Madame Noire, Reader’s Digest, Fame10, OK Magazine, Entertainment Tonight, Daily Mail, Breakfeed, US Weekly, NY Daily News