All About Jason Sudeikis' New Flame Keeley Hazell: From Modeling to Starring in Horrible Bosses 2
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Jason Sudeikis' new flame Keeley Hazell sticks.
The 45-year-old actress and 34-year-old British model were photographed leaving their London home on Tuesday after hanging out together.
The model was later seen wearing the same rainbow hoodie Sudeikis wore during the Globes ceremony when he accepted his Globe for his performance in Ted Lasso.
The actor casually spotted Hazell, a source told PEOPLE last month. The two "had known each other for many years," added the source, who says the actor is not looking for anything serious.
Here is everything you need to know about the model.
1. Her outbreak occurred after winning a modeling competition
Hazell's rise to fame was as a legendary glamor model in the UK. When she was 17, she won a competition called "Search for a Beach Babe," hosted by The Daily Star.
Not old enough to pose in the classy magazine (similar to US Playboy), Hazell studied fashion at Lewisham College.
She later entered The Sun's Idol competition and was voted the winner in December 2004. The win earned her a one-year exclusive contract model for the British tabloid.
Hazell has posed for several magazines including Maxim, FHM, and popular men's magazines of the day like Zoo Weekly and Nuts.
2. Hazell also turned to acting
The model focused on acting at the age of 22, taking classes at the Lee Strasberg Theater & Film Institute.
She had a small role in the 2006 film Cashback and got her first lead role in the 2010 short Venus and the Sun. Hazell followed with a small role in Like Crazy, starring Anton Yelchin, Felicity Jones and Jennifer Lawrence.
In 2012 she had a supporting role on St. George's Day and played Violet on E! Screenplay drama The Royals.
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"I wanted to act at a young age and didn't seem like a reality to me as an adult," Hazell told The Independent in October 2017. "My family was poor so early that I didn't think it would be anything." could happen and when I was modeling I realized I didn't want to do it anymore and I thought with acting, 'I really want to give this a chance'. "
3. She met Sudeikis on Horrible Bosses 2
Hazell met Sudeikis on the set of 2014 Horrible Bosses 2, where she played Chris Pine's assistant.
The model can also be seen in several episodes of Sudeikis' Apple TV + series Ted Lasso as Bex.
The show included a character named after her, Keeley Jones, a model played by Juno Temple.
4. Hazell has stated that she feels that her previous modeling has held her "hostage".
In a 2014 article published for the Huffington Post, Hazell wrote about how she felt defined by her previous modeling appearances as she tried to find her way as a writer, producer, and actress.
Hazell recalled one studio where a digital series she had created was rejected because it was viewed as a "risk," which makes me horrified. "
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"I don't want to entirely erase my past. It's a part of me as a person and although I live in a land of feeling about it (somewhere between regret and joy), I'm not trying to run away from it. Just close the chapter and drive She continued with the next, "she wrote. "Yes, I was a model, it's all part of my story, but do I have to be defined forever by this updated cardboard-cut sexual image of my 18-year-old me?"
"People change. People can be more than one thing," she added. "We all deserve the right to be forgotten so as not to censor our mistakes. So our Google personas don't just determine who we are. I think writing about reinvention is the easy part. In reality, it's the challenge to fight for it. " ""
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