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Aniston, ‘Sex and the City’ hottie shack up

Jennifer Aniston has a new man to go with her — “Sex and the City” hunk (and Rosario Dawson’s ex) Jason Lewis. Best known as the age-inappropriate boy toy belonging to Kim Cattrall’s Samantha character, Jason hooked up with Jen in November and now the two are practically living together, reports Star.

Jen first met Jason through then-husband Brad Pitt. The two reconnected at the encouragement of others. “Mutual friends at the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital charity (for which Jen is a spokesperson) thought Jen and Jason would make a great couple,” an insider told Star. “So they started e-mailing. After their first date, they began seeing each other nonstop.”

According to Star, the simpatico homebodies spend most of their time either at Jen’s Malibu home or Jason’s pad, cooking, working out and watching DVDs. “Oh, Jason hates to go out!” blabbed the Star source. “He’s not into the nightclub scene at all. That’s why it didn’t work out between him and his ex Rosario Dawson. She’s a party girl, and he’s more the quiet, artsy type. Jen loves that.”

Inarguably hotter than even Brad Pitt (and by far, better completed), this model-turned-actor may be the right prescription to heal Jen’s post-divorce woes. In fact, Jen turned down a holiday invite from her beloved ex mother-in-law, Jane Pitt, to spend Christmas with Jason’s family.

“Jason can’t wait for his family to fall in love with Jen,” enthused the insider, “just like he has.”

Ashley gaining on Mary-Kate as skinniest Olsen
Back in 2004, Mary-Kate Olsen checked into rehab to deal with her eating issues. Now, an apparent 12-pound weight loss has outsiders wondering if twin sis Ashley Olsen is heading down that same hungry road, reports Life & Style.

It could be a case of unhealthy sibling rivalry surmises one L&S source, who claims that Mary-Kate’s getting more acting offers than her once-plumper sister. “Ashley’s hoping that if she can lose weight, she can compete with her twin,” said the insider.

Allegedly subsisting on a diet of coffee, water, salad and sushi, Ashley is also exercising nonstop. “She’ll eat, then go home and do aerobics to make sure she doesn’t gain any weight,” the insider said. “She does leg lifts and arm exercises and walks everywhere.”

According to another source, Ashley is also resorting to the counterintuitive fashion of the eating disordered, dressing in baggy clothes to hide the weight loss. That’s something Mary-Kate’s been doing for years. “They think that if there are no pictures of them looking like skin and bones, they can get away with it,” said the second insider.

According to the first spywitness, the designer potato sacks aren’t fooling anyone. Ashley is more like her twin every day. “She’s becoming as skinny as Mary-Kate has always been,” the source said.

Dish on the fly ...Speaking of Mary-Kate Olsen, “She needs to stretch her chest and back muscles,” according to exercise expert Desiree Bartlett. The trainer to the stars weighed in for an Us Weekly pictorial on celebrity slouchers. High-heels and a heavy bag victimize Vanessa Hudgens’ posture, while slumping Ashlee Simpson obviously needs some alignment. Meanwhile, former hump frump Gwyneth Paltrow received kudos for losing her lump to yoga. ... You can judge a man by his shih tzu, at least according to Susie Essman. In a quote posted by the New York Post’s Page Six, the “Curb Your Enthusiasm” actress told Animal Fair magazine that the best bedmate is a guy with a small dog such as Pomeranian or a little Yorkie, “because if he’s secure enough in his sexuality to carry around a froufrou little dog like that, that is a guy who's a keeper.” ... Leonardo DiCaprio and Israeli model Bar Refaeli are back on, reports Us Weekly. Spywitnesses caught the hot-and-cold couple holding hands at the Beverly Hills Polo Lounge, leaving surfer Kelly Slater free to pick up on any other Leo castoffs he hasn’t yet collected.

Tabloid Tidbits is compiled by Ree Hines & Helen A.S. Popkin