Kate Winslet is finding Louis Dowler hard to resist.Having split up with the 35-year-old Burberry model last November, after allegedly telling him that she was not ready for a new relationship, Winslet has been spotted with him in Woodstock, New York.These are tempting times for priapic Mayor of London Boris Johnson as he valiantly attends several parties around the capital every night.Emboldened by his lothario reputation and also perhaps by champagne, ladies are only too happy to embrace him.‘They went to the front of the queue and the Brookses ushered Murdoch inside before walking away,’ says a guest.
‘ Jemima Kirke with James Viscardi, Gina Gershon, Jesse Tyler Ferguson and his husband Justin Mikita, designer Georgina Chapman, Jennifer Esposito and her hubby Louis Dowler, Jill Hennessy, Nigel Barker and his wife Chrissy Barker, and photographer Kimberly Hise.
The Oscar winner met fun-loving Ned – who changed his name from Abel Smith – during a getaway at the magnate's Caribbean retreat on Necker Island this summer.
But former flame Louis Dowler (pictured below), who had accompanied Kate and her two children on the holiday, has indicated that their break up left him devastated.
The publishing company run by the former Deputy Prime Minister, Haymarket Media Group, has submitted plans to demolish two office blocks where some of its trade magazines are based and replace them with two five-storey blocks of flats and an underground car park.
But the Society of the Sacred Heart, an order of Roman Catholic sisters which has a branch in the same Hammersmith street in West London, has taken a dim view of the proposals.
Nearly three months after he was unceremoniously dumped by Kate Winslet when she took up with Richard Branson’s party-loving nephew, her former love is still coming to terms with the break-up — and the way he was so brutally discarded.