09:25 PM EDT 12/03/2013
Originally posted 12/02/2013 09:45AM
When Maria Bello first met Clare Munn, she had an "immediate connection."
"I didn't think of it as romantic or sexual," Bello says in a New York Times column published Sunday titled Coming Out As A Modern Family. "She was one of the most beautiful, charming, brilliant, and funny people I had ever met, but it didn't occur to me that we could perhaps choose to love each other romantically."
The actress has a 12-year-old son, Jackson, from her former relationship with Dan McDermott and says she struggled with how to tell her only child about her relationship with a woman.
Originally posted 11/16/2013 04:30PM
Ouch! Jake Gyllenhaal stepped out with a bandaged hand on Friday when he attended a screening of his film Prisoners in L.A.
The actor, 32, injured his hand and ended up in the emergency room on Wednesday after punching a mirror on the set of his new film Nightcrawler, but he smiled as he posed with Maria Bello on the red carpet at ArcLight Hollywood.
A source close to the star tells PEOPLE that the actor received stitches to his left hand but returned to the set in L.A. hours after the accident.
Originally posted 07/17/2013 09:30AM
"Going from 11 to 12 was such an extreme change. He’s suddenly becoming independent in a different way," the Grown Ups 2 star says
Originally posted 12/09/2011 07:00PM
As the end of the year draws near, Kim Kardashian is stepping back from the drama in her personal life to spend some time giving back in Haiti.
Kardashian is in the earthquake-ravaged country with the charity group We Advance, along with her mom, Kris Jenner, and Prime Suspect star Maria Bello, who co-founded the organization.
"She connected with Mario Bello and is there with Maria's foundation and also with her mom," a source close to Kardashian tells PEOPLE. "Her intention was always to take the end of the year to focus on some of the other things that are important to her and this trip was one."
Originally posted 10/28/2011 06:00AM
Taylor Lautner grabbed dinner with Glee star Dianna Agron and a woman and a man, who looked like "agent types," an onlooker tells us. The foursome met at Gjelina in Venice, Calif., and Lautner kept busy chatting with Agron while the men lounged at their table. Lautner was chilled out, while Agron was more animated during their low-key meal. Lautner was also attentive to his fans: he graciously posed with several females who approached his table. Also at the restaurant (dining separately) that night: Neve Campbell and Maria Bello. – Marisa Laudadio
Originally posted 07/28/2008 03:10PM
Actress Maria Bello and boyfriend Bryn Mooser are engaged, her rep confirms to PEOPLE.
The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor star, 41, and Mooser, 28, a writer, announced their engagement in Bello's hometown newspaper, The Norristown Times Herald, in Norristown, Pa, which said the couple "fell in love over a sheer passion of politics, Africa and cryptozoology."
Bello told the New York Post's Page Six Magazine she "was always anti-marriage. I didn't understand monogamy. I couldn't figure out how that could last. And then I met Bryn and I started to understand the beauty of constancy and history and change and going on the roller coaster with someone – of having a partner in life."
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