Pete Davidson, Kate Beckinsale 'pumped the brakes' on their romance

While Pete Davidson and Kate Beckinsale were hot and heavy for a while, the Saturday Night Live star and Widow actress have decided to slow things down.

“Pete and Kate have pumped the brakes on their relationship,” a source tells Us Weekly. “They are still spending time together but it’s less serious: more friendly of a vibe and less romantic.”

The twosome sparked relationship speculation shortly after the new year when they were spotted being flirtatious at multiple Golden Globes afterparties. “Kate and Pete were flirting at the InStyle party and she was following him around a bit and waiting for him,” a source told Us Weekly at the time. “People approached her and she didn’t want to talk to anyone else.”

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LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - SEPTEMBER 06: Kate Beckinsale seen attending GQ after party held at Primrose Hill on September 06, 2018 in London, England. PHOTOGRAPH BY Eagle Lee / Barcroft Images (Photo credit should read PALACE LEE / Barcroft Media via Getty Images)
Actress Kate Beckinsale arrives for the 30th Annual Producers Guild Awards at the Beverly Hilton hotel on January 19, 2019 in Beverly Hills. (Photo by LISA O'CONNOR / AFP) (Photo credit should read LISA O'CONNOR/AFP/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 23: Kate Beckinsale arrives at the LA Art Show 2019 Opening Night Gala at the Los Angeles Convention Center on January 23, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Morgan Lieberman/Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - JANUARY 21: Kate Beckinsale attends the Giambattista Valli Haute Couture Spring Summer 2019 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on January 21, 2019 in Paris, France. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NV - JANUARY 19: Actress Kate Beckinsale arrive at the grand opening celebration of On The Record Speakeasy and Club at Park MGM on January 19, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Denise Truscello/Getty Images for Park MGM)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 06: Kate Beckinsale attends the InStyle And Warner Bros. Golden Globes After Party 2019 at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 6, 2019 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Gregg DeGuire/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 04: Kate Beckinsale attends W Magazine Celebrates Its 'Best Performances' Portfolio and the Golden Globes with Audi and Giorgio Armani Beauty at Chateau Marmont on January 4, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Donato Sardella/Getty Images for W Magazine)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - OCTOBER 15: Kate Beckinsale attends ELLE's 25th Annual Women In Hollywood Celebration presented by L'Oreal Paris, Hearts On Fire and CALVIN KLEIN at Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills on October 15, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for ELLE Magazine)
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 09: Kate Beckinsale attends Porter's Incredible Women Gala 2018 at Ebell of Los Angeles on October 9, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)
PACIFIC PALISADES, CA - SEPTEMBER 20: Kate Beckinsale attends Caruso's Palisades Village Opening Gala at Palisades Village on September 20, 2018 in Pacific Palisades, California. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 11: Kate Beckinsale is seen walking in soho on September 11, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Raymond Hall/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 11: Actress Kate Beckinsale attends the Oscar De La Renta front Row during New York Fashion Week: The Shows at Spring Studios Terrace on September 11, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for NYFW: The Shows)
DEAUVILLE, FRANCE - SEPTEMBER 02: Kate Beckinsale attends the 'Love & Friendship' : Premiere during the 44th Deauville American Film Festival on September 2, 2018 in Deauville, France. (Photo by Foc Kan/WireImage)
DEAUVILLE, FRANCE - SEPTEMBER 02: Kate Beckinsale poses during the unveiling of his dedicated beach locker room on the Promenade des Planches during the 44th Deauville US Film Festival on September 2, 2018 in Deauville, France. (Photo by Francois G. Durand/WireImage)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - DECEMBER 07: Kate Beckinsale attends the 2017 GQ Men of The Year Party on December 07, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by JB Lacroix/ WireImage)
WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE WITH ANDY COHEN -- Pictured: Kate Beckinsale -- (Photo by: Charles Sykes/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 08: Kate Beckinsale on August 8, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Gotham/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 08: Actress Kate Beckinsale is seen in Midtown on August 8, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Gotham/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 07: Actress Kate Beckinsale is seen in Midtown on August 7, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Gotham/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 07: Actress Kate Beckinsale attends 'The Only Living Boy In New York' New York premiere at The Museum of Modern Art on August 7, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Steve Zak Photography/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 07: Actress Kate Beckinsale attends 'The Only Living Boy In New York' New York premiere at The Museum of Modern Art on August 7, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Steve Zak Photography/FilmMagic)
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Following their post-award show rendezvous, the Big Time Adolescence actor, 25, and the Serendipity star, 45, stepped out for a handful of PDA-packed outings. The duo were spotted holding hands as they left a Los Angeles bar in the early hours one February morning.

Kate is into Pete and he’s exactly her type,” an insider told Us after their L.A. outing. “She likes young guys who make her laugh.”

Later that month, a source revealed that “Pete only has eyes for Kate,” noting that “she’s cool and fun” and that the romance is “long distance” and “they’re taking it slow.”

The London-born actress and the SNL comedian were spotted locking lips at a New York Rangers hockey game in March, the day after Beckinsale accompanied Davidson to a Saturday Night Live afterparty in New York City.

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PARK CITY, UT - JANUARY 28: Pete Davidson attends The Vulture Spot during Sundance Film Festival on January 28, 2019 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Daniel Boczarski/Getty Images for New York Magazine)
PARK CITY, UT - JANUARY 28: Pete Davidson and Machine Gun Kelly are seen at Park City on January 28, 2019 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Bryan Steffy/GC Images)
PARK CITY, UT - JANUARY 28: Pete Davidson is seen at Park City on January 28, 2019 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Bryan Steffy/GC Images)
PARK CITY, UT - JANUARY 28: Actor Pete Davidson (L) and rapper Machine Gun Kelly attend the 2019 Sundance Film Festival on January 28, 2019 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Ray Tamarra/GC Images)
PARK CITY, UT - JANUARY 28: Actor Pete Davidson attends the 2019 Sundance Film Festival on January 28, 2019 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Ray Tamarra/GC Images)
PARK CITY, UTAH - JANUARY 28: Pete Davidson at the “Big Time Adolescence” afterparty at DIRECTV Lodge presented by AT&T at Sundance Film Festival 2019 on January 28, 2019 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Vivien Killilea/Getty Images for AT&T and DIRECTV)
PARK CITY, UT - JANUARY 28: (L-R) Director Jason Orley,and actors Thomas Barbusca, Pete Davidson, Aiden Arthur, Colson Baker and Sydney Sweeney attend the 'Big Time Adolescence' Premiere during the 2019 Sundance Film Festival at Eccles Center Theatre on January 28, 2019 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images)
PARK CITY, UTAH - JANUARY 28: Thomas Ian Nicholas (L) and Pete Davidson at the “Big Time Adolescence” afterparty at DIRECTV Lodge presented by AT&T at Sundance Film Festival 2019 on January 28, 2019 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Vivien Killilea/Getty Images for AT&T and DIRECTV)
PARK CITY, UT - JANUARY 28: Actors Griffin Gluck, Pete Davidson and Colson Baker attend the 'Big Time Adolescence' Premiere during the 2019 Sundance Film Festival at Eccles Center Theatre on January 28, 2019 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by George Pimentel/Getty Images)
PARK CITY, UT - JANUARY 28: Actor and Executive producer Pete Davidson attends the 'Big Time Adolescence' Premiere during the 2019 Sundance Film Festival at Eccles Center Theatre on January 28, 2019 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by George Pimentel/Getty Images)
PARK CITY, UT - JANUARY 28: Actors Colson Baker (L) and Pete Davidson attend the 'Big Time Adolescence' Premiere during the 2019 Sundance Film Festival at Eccles Center Theatre on January 28, 2019 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by George Pimentel/Getty Images)
PARK CITY, UT - JANUARY 28: Actors Pete Davidson (L) and Colson Baker attend the 'Big Time Adolescence' Premiere during the 2019 Sundance Film Festival at Eccles Center Theatre on January 28, 2019 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by George Pimentel/Getty Images)
PARK CITY, UT - JANUARY 28: Actor and Executive producer Pete Davidson attends the 'Big Time Adolescence' Premiere during the 2019 Sundance Film Festival at Eccles Center Theatre on January 28, 2019 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images)
PARK CITY, UTAH - JANUARY 28: Pete Davidson attends the 2019 Sundance Film Festival on January 28, 2019 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by David Becker/GC Images)
PARK CITY, UT - JANUARY 27: Pete Davidson is seen at Salt Lake City International Airport on January 27, 2019 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by gotpap/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
PARK CITY, UT - JANUARY 28: Pete Davidson attends The Vulture Spot during Sundance Film Festival on January 28, 2019 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Daniel Boczarski/Getty Images for New York Magazine)
PARK CITY, UT - JANUARY 27: Pete Davidson is seen at Salt Lake City International Airport on January 27, 2019 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by gotpap/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
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“There was not much emotion since it was such a short walk to their car,” an onlooker told Us after the two were seen holding hands as they exited NYC’s Dos Caminos Mexican restaurant around 3 a.m. “They didn’t stop for anyone going into the party but Pete signed a few things on the way out for people. They were escorted by a security guard both times.”

Prior to their fling, Davidson had a high-profile relationship with Ariana Grande. The pair split and called off their four-month engagement in October 2018. Beckinsale, meanwhile, shares 20-year-old daughter Lily with ex-boyfriend Michael Sheen and was married to Len Wiseman from 2004 to 2016.

With reporting by Brody Brown

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