Jessica Chastain wants to "protect" her private life. The Zero Dark Thirty
star, who has been in a relationship with Italian fashion executive Gian Luca Passi de Preposulo for five months, doesn't want to open up about her love life until she is engaged. The 36-year-old Oscar-nominee told EOnline.com: "Sometimes when someone [in the press] asks me about my dating status, I get really quiet about that because I want to protect it. When I'm engaged someday - who knows to who - I'll probably be more open about it. Seeing all these interviews with actors talking about loves of their lives and then they break up in a year and you're thinking, 'What if something happens and they end up being a total jerk?' Then you forever have
these pictures of you standing on the red carpets together."
star, who was first spotted kissing and hugging her boyfriend when they made a rare public appearance together at the Women in Film 6th annual Pre-Oscar Cocktail Party in February, previously revealed she would hate to be in a relationship with another actor. She said: "I have a rule. I don't date actors, so he's not in the business, at all."