Best of 2008

Shh! Not-So-Secret Couples Who Intrigued Us

From Reese & Jake to Rihanna & Chris, these twosomes were kissing – but not telling. By Brian Orloff


Their Gossip Girl characters called it quits last spring, but Badgley and Lively's romance was just heating up. After the show's first season wrapped in May, the couple shared a PDA-filled getaway to Mexico's Mayan Riviera. But they also made time for family: In July, Lively supported her beau's mom at her jewelry launch in New York. Her onscreen mom Kelly Rutherford approves of their romance, too, telling PEOPLE, "I think they're so lovely."