"Though she’s officially dating struggling actor Adam Shulman, Anne Hathaway may have a hankering for newly-single Jake Gyllenhaal.According to a report, the “Princess Diaries” babe and the “Prince of Persia: Sands of Time” hunk have grown super-close while filming “Love and Other Drugs” together.Anne Hathaway and Jake Gyllenhaal sharing a kiss in a scene of "Brokeback Mountain" (2005).
An inside source told press, “Jake and Anne get along like a house on fire. They’ve become extremely close. Jake feels he can talk to Anne about anything, including his struggles with Reese. She’s been his shoulder to cry on and a great listener.”Jake’s recent split with Ms. Witherspoon may be a symptom of his attraction to Miss Hathaway. “Anne was deeply shocked when Jake dumped Reese. She thinks Jake is so sweet. Who knows where this could lead?” Source: femaleinteract.com
"A conversation with a very close Reese Witherspoon associate Thursday touched on ongoing stories circulating about the Oscar winner being a ''beard'' for Jake Gyllenhaal, the actor Witherspoon was seeing until their recent apparent breakup. Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise (with their daughter Suri) arriving in Japan, on 8th March 2009.
While less common than in the old days of Hollywood, the term still crops up and has often been used to describe the marriages of Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes or John Travolta and Kelly Preston -- despite repeated denials by all concerned".While not revealing much about the alleged collapse of the actress' affair with Gyllenhaal, my Witherspoon insider did say, ''All these stories about Reese being Jake's 'beard' to cover up his being gay are b.s. Reese has many gay friends and is fine with people being who they are, but she never would spend more than two years of her life pretending to be in a relationship with a man -- just to provide him a cover. . . . Totally not true''.