Not so Miserables any more: Newly-single Russell Crowe 'dating Billy Joel's ex-wife Katie Lee'. ..His split from wife Danielle Spencer was made public only a few weeks ago, but it looks like Russell Crowe is already moving on to chrome hearts eyewear . The New Zealand-born actor, 48, is said to be 'casually seeing' TV food critic Katie Lee - ex-wife of Billy Joel.
The pair were spotted cuddling in front of a fireplace at the Greenwich Hotel in New York at 3am on Sunday morning and again at the same spot at 2pm later that day. New romance: Russell Crowe, pictured left at the New York premiere of Les Miserables on Monday, is said to be dating Katie Lee, pictured right in Miami on December 5A source told the New York Post's PageSix column: 'They seemed to be in an intense flirtatious conversation.'They looked really into each other.'
Katie has lived in New York for years, while Russell is currently in town to film A Winter's Tale with Collin Farrell.A on-set source told PageSix: 'Katie has been seen around with Russell,' but added they were just dating casually.Russell's apparent romance comes just a few months after it was revealed he had quietly separated from singer wife Danielle Spencer after nine years of marriage.
Split: Russell's marriage to Danielle Spencer was revealed to have broken down in OctoberTwo weeks ago, he admitted his busy filming schedule meant he had hardly spent any time with his sons Charles and Tennyson this year.He tweeted: 'Starting on another film set tomorrow. I need to go home & be with my children.'Cannot believe how f**ked up my schedule has become this year.'
When a Twitter follower, a travelling salesman, told him he shared the same problem, Russell added: 'I sympathise. I haven't seen mine since late September. Maybe 40 days with them for the year. Won't happen again. All the best.'Mind the age gap: Katie was married to 33 years old musician Billy Joel for five yearsKatie wed Billy in New York October 2004 when she was 23 and he was 55 after a one year courtship.
However, it appeared the 32 year age gap eventually caused problems and they split in 2009.Meanwhile, Russell lashed out at The Guardian newspaper for their review of Les Miserables, which was given three out of five stars who loves herve leger sale. He tweeted on Friday: '@guardian Should be ashamed for sending an illiterate plonker to review Les Mis, are you sure your reviewer watched the movie?'