Surprise! Milkshake singer Kelis, 43, and Bill Murray, 72, are dating… just over a year after the death of her second husband Mike Mora
Milkshake singer Kelis has struck up an unlikely relationship with actor Bill Murray, who is nearly 30 years her senior.
The lovebirds reportedly have been ‘getting close for a while’ after meeting in the United States, following the passing of her husband, Mike Mora, last year, at 37.
Last weekend, the 72-year-old Ghostbusters star was spotted watching a number of his rumored new girlfriend’s most recent shows, including her latest ‘from the side of the stage in London,’ according to The U.S. Sun.
The publication revealed that a friend of the couple said they ‘met up in the States before which got people in the industry talking, and now are meeting up in London while they’re both here.’
‘They’ve clearly hit it off,’ the insider added. ‘They were both seen at the same hotel, and he’s been to watch her perform several times before he went to Mighty Hoopla [in South London].’
Unexpected: Milkshake singer Kelis has struck up an unlikely relationship with actor Bill Murray, who is nearly 30 years her senior
Unlikely match! The lovebirds reportedly have been ‘getting close for a while’ after meeting in the United States, following the passing of her husband, Mike Mora (pictured in 2022)
The source pointed out that Murray recently mourned the loss of his ex-wife, Jennifer Butler, who he split from in 2008 after more than a decade together, following her unexpected death in 2021.
During their relationship, the father-of-six and Butler welcomed four sons: Caleb, 30, Jackson, 27, Cooper, 26, and 22-year-old Lincoln.
DailyMail.com has reached out to both Kelis and Murray’s respective representatives, but have not heard back yet.
Kelis had her first child, Knight, with then-husband, Nas, in July 2009, and her youngest two, Shepherd, eight, and Galilee, two. with her late spouse.
Murray and Kelis are said to have connected of their ‘shared relatively recent bereavements.’
‘Whatever it is that has brought them together, and however unlikely it seems, they are both single and are having fun despite the fairly big age gap,’ the insider claimed.
He is currently in the United Kingdom filming a sequel to his film Ghostbusters.
Kelis’s second spouse died after a six-month battle with stage four stomach cancer in March, 2022.
Last weekend, the 72-year-old Ghostbusters star was spotted watching his rumored new girlfriend’s most recent show ‘from the side of the stage in London’ and a number of other performances this year, according to The U.S. Sun; seen in 2021
Mora revealed he had cancer in September 2021 and had been diagnosed a year earlier – at which time doctors had given him just 18 months left to live.
Reps for Kelis confirmed her husband’s death in a statement (via ET), asking fans to respect her privacy at this time.
‘Sadly, it’s true that Mike Mora has passed away. We would ask all to respect Kelis and her family’s privacy as of right now. Thank you,’ said Steve Satterhwaite, of Red Light Management.
Kelis and Mora have been living on a remote farm in Temecula, California, outside of Los Angeles since January 2020, which they had managed together and raised their kids.