Rachel Bilson and Hayden Christensen share a sweet kiss

Rachel Bilsonhas given fans a rare glimpse into her relationship with longtime boyfriend Hayden Christensen by posting an intimate photo on her Instagram account. The fiercely private couple of eight years look more in love than ever as they share a kiss and bask in the Californian sunshine. The actress didn’t caption the moment with words, instead letting a lovestruck emoji do all the talking.

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The Canadian actor and his rumoured fiancé are quietly enjoying the early days of parenthood after welcoming their daughter, Briar Rose, in November. Their daughter joins a growing number of celebrity babies whose floral names have been plucked straight from the garden.

According to her Heart of Dixie co-star, Jaime King, becoming a mom was a dream come true for the 33-year-old actress. “I knew she wanted a baby, she wanted it so badly,” Jaime told US Weekly, adding that baby Briar is in, “such good hands.”

Hayden and Rachel welcomed daughter Briar Rose in November 2014. Photo: © Getty Images

The O.C star has been very active on the social media site after making her debut back in June. From posting pictures of adorable Star Wars mommy-and-me shoes to #TBT tributes to her “dads overalls,” Rachel is keeping her followers entertained by sharing a nice balance of personal and professional moments.

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Hayden has been keeping busy working on two new projects, one being the ethereal drama 90 Minutes in Heaven with Kate Bosworth. The Vancouver-born actor is also gearing up to play the titular character in director Rob Cohen’s Marco Polo, a film based on the life of the famous 13th century explorer. Rachel is taking it easy and enjoying quality time with their daughter after Heart of Dixie wasn’t renewed for a fifth season.

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