Sealed with a kiss! Julie Bishop puts on rare PDA with partner David Panton as the couple return from Karl Stefanovic and Jasmine Yarbrough’s Mexican nuptials
They’ve intentionally kept their romance under the radar since first stepping out together at the 2014 Melbourne Cup.
But while arriving in Sydney Airport on Friday, Julie Bishop put on a rare display of public affection with boyfriend David Panton.
Returning from Karl Stefanovic and Jasmine Yarbrough’s Mexican wedding celebrations, the former Liberal deputy leader, 62, embraced the property developer as he leaned in for a kiss on the cheek.
Sealed with a kiss! Julie Bishop (left) put on rare PDA with partner David Panton (right) as the couple returned from Karl Stefanovic and Jasmine Yarbrough’s Mexican nuptials
While David placed a protective hand on her arm, Julie reciprocated with a hold on his waist.
Known for her impeccable style, the former Foreign Minister made the unusual choice to recycle one of her outfits for the return journey.
She wore the exact same tweed jacket and black trousers for her flight home she wore during her earlier flight to Mexico last week for the lavish nuptials.
Class never goes out of style: Julie wore the exact same tweed jacket and black trousers for her flight home she wore during her earlier flight to Mexico last week for the lavish nuptials
Since flying to Mexico to watch Today Show host Karl, 44, tie the knot with Mara and Mine designer Jasmine, 34, last week, Julie has made headlines for her impeccably stylish outfits.
She came close to upstaging the bride by wearing a sparkling, one-shoulder silver dress to the wedding and official reception.
And on Tuesday, she was spotted heading to the exclusive members-only club Soho House in West Hollywood carrying a $2,850 Chanel bag.
Dazzling: Julie risked stealing focus from the bride as she rocked a sparkling, one-shoulder silver number at the reception
Julie’s inclusion in the wedding came as a surprise to many, as the popular politician has engaged in several fiery on-air exchanges with Karl in recent months.
In August 2018, the month the couple reportedly sent out their official wedding invites, Karl and Julie endured their most famous televised spat.
Fiery exchanges: Her inclusion in the wedding came as a surprise to many, as the popular politician has engaged in several fiery on-air exchanges with Karl (left) in recent months
The awkward moment happened as Karl asked Julie how it felt ‘talking to a man on death row’ in a discussion of Malcolm Turnbull’s future.
Julie hit back instantly, leaving Karl red-faced by responding: ‘Well I am talking to you, Karl.’
But this apparently didn’t stop Julie from scoring an invite to the exclusive bash, indicating the pair have maintained a mutual respect for each other.
Star-studded wedding: The couple flew to Mexico last week to watch the Today Show host, 44, tie the knot with the Mara and Mine designer, 34