Fans fell in love with Rachel Bilson as Summer Roberts in the TV series The OC, and in the same year that 2007 ended, Bilson married Hayden Christensen and they share a daughter, Briar Rose, born in 2014. Unfortunately, they have and Christensen split in 2017, per Us Weekly, and there weren’t any big headlines about Bilson’s love life until 2020, when she and Bill Hader caused a stir at the Golden Globes.
Of course, fans were wild that the two beloved stars were dating and had gone public with the romance. Despite the interest, Bilson and the former Saturday Night Live star have been very private about their relationship and quietly split in July 2020, People reported. Sources told the outlet the couple “broke up amicably,” but the truth about Hader and Bilson’s relationship didn’t emerge until this year. On the June 13 episode of Bilson’s “Broad Ideas” podcast (via Page Six), she revealed her true feelings to guest Aubrey Plaza. and said: “It was probably the hardest thing I’ve ever done. Harder than childbirth. … When you actually engage with it, you can come out of it and be like, ‘OK, I did that and I’m ready for the next thing.'” Ouch.
Things are looking up for Bilson now as she has new relationship news to share.
Rachel Bilson has a boyfriend two years after Hader
Rachel Bilson revealed she’d found romance again two years after her tough split from Bill Hader. She revealed the juicy treat to Alex Cooper on Aug. 31 during an interview on the “Call Her Daddy” podcast (via Page Six). Though the The OC star didn’t reveal her new husband’s name, she did tell the Pod host that their new romance is hot. Cooper joked, “Does he bring you coffee in the morning? Does he bring you a missionary? [sex]?” The actor replied, “Fk yes.”
The Heart of Dixie alum also revealed that she was trying to move away from a certain type, explaining, “I think I’ve dated quite a few actors, and I think some of them, not all, are very self-conscious are. tenancies involved.” Bilson added, “Every workplace you work in, you’re surrounded by people. You’re around them every day and you meet different personalities, and sometimes you really have chemistry with someone.”
So, going back to the name of Bilson’s new man, it’s possible he’s the artist Zac LaRoc, who, according to the Daily Mail, she was making out with on a beach in May.