By Ben Todd
Tender: Liam Neeson and Freya St Johnstone share a kiss at Club 55 in St Tropez, right, a venue that the actor used to visit with his late wife Natasha pictured in 2006, left
It's already a place with some special memories for Liam Neeson.
The actor was a regular visitor to Club 55 in St Tropez with his wife Natasha Richardson before her death in a skiing accident in 2009.
Now he has taken his new girlfriend Freya St Johnston to the beautiful French Riviera venue too.
The pair were pictured sharing a tender kiss, just as Neeson did with actress Miss Richardson on one of their visits in 2006.
This week Neeson, 59, and Miss St Johnston, 37, arrived at the exclusive Cote D’Azur beach club arm-in-arm before enjoying a two-hour lunch with friends.
Afterwards, they relaxed together on the Club’s loungers for three hours, kissing and cuddling as they enjoyed the sunshine.
One onlooker told the Daily Mail: ‘They were obviously very happy together, kissing each other tenderly. It was very touching. They appeared very taken with each other.’
Happy holiday: The Schindler’s List star was first seen out with Miss St Johnston, a PR executive, in September when they dined at London restaurant Nobu and the couple have enjoyed a romantic holiday in France
One onlooker told the Daily Mail: ‘They were obviously very happy together, kissing each other tenderly.
‘It was very touching. They appeared very taken with each other.’
The Schindler’s List star was first seen out with Miss St Johnston, a PR executive, in September when they dined at London restaurant Nobu.
They are believed to have met through friends in the film industry.
At the time, both refused to discuss their fledgling romance.
They were then seen walking through a London park in March, a day after the second anniversary of Miss Richardson’s death.
But this is the first time the couple have given a public display of their affection.
Neeson lives with his sons by Miss Richardson, Micheal, 16, and Daniel, 15, in New York, while Miss Johnston, herself a mother-of-two, lives in London.
Jumat, 22 Juli 2011
In Natasha's St Tropez footsteps: Liam Neeson and his new love Freya
By Ben Todd