jaina lee ortiz And jay haydenChristmas didn’t involve lighting fires, but they fueled romance rumors about them with their flirty celebrations.
station 19 The costars — who play Andy Herrera and Travis Montgomery, respectively — gave fans a glimpse of their off-screen dynamic via Ortiz’s Instagram Story on Monday, December 25.
“Merry Christmas, you dirty animals!” The 37-year-old actress captioned a boomerang video of herself sipping cocktails with a friend, referencing the iconic line. home alone,
Midway through the clip, Hayden, 36, came on screen with a silly face. Ortiz tagged both Hayden and the actor. eddie rivera, Ortiz later shared a video of his empanada-making process. “Keeping traditions alive,” she captioned the post, adding a Puerto Rican flag emoji.
Hayden and Ortiz have been working together on the ABC firefighter drama since 2018. Earlier this month, the network announced that gray’s anatomy The spinoff will end in 2024 after its short 10-episode Season 7.
Despite being friends for years, Hayden and Ortiz sparked romance speculation in July when they shared photos from a vacation in Pantelleria, Italy.
Hayden posted two photos with Ortiz from the Italian island on July 2, one of which showed both of them covered in mud. In the second photo, Hayden wore blue swim trunks and a Boston Red Sox baseball cap, while Ortiz wore a tank top over her bikini and had her hair tied back.
A few days later, Hayden shared a video of the European excursion, which showed the costars swimming in the ocean together and touring several scenic boulevards in the city. They also eat local cuisine and cocktails.
“Pantelleria I love you!” Ortiz shared two photos of herself sipping drinks and watching the sunset while on vacation. He tagged Hayden as the photographer for the July 8 photo.
A month later, Ortiz shared a sexy photo with her back to the camera by the pool, showing off her figure in a spicy bikini. The actress tagged Hayden in the post and noted that it was captured in June, which appears to be before the pair jetted off to Italy together.
Before his rumored romance with Ortiz, Hayden was married nicole hayden For about 15 years. us weekly It was confirmed in April 2021 that the former couple had quietly separated a year earlier. Nicole filed for divorce in February 2020, citing “irreconcilable differences” as the reason for the dissolution of their union.
The former lovebirds, who married in June 2005, have two children: daughter Amelia, 14, and son Hussey, 9.