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Anya Taylor-Joy and Ben Seed Sparked Dating Rumors in May 2020 — Are They Together?

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Apr. 12 2021, Published 4:03 p.m. ET

In May 2020, The Queen's Gambit actress Anya Taylor-Joy was spotted with Ben Seed (aka Pip). Dressed casually, the duo looked like as though they were just stepping out for a leisurely walk in London, which sparked extensive dating rumors. 

However, Anya hasn't been seen with the talented photographer — who created portraits of stars like Rose McGowan, Sarah Proctor, and Ian McKellen — since. So, is she still dating Ben, or is there somebody new in the picture? 

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So, who is Anya Taylor-Joy dating?

Unfortunately for fans, Anya barely ever shares snaps with romantic others on social media.

The actress has gained a great deal of traction thanks to her roles in The New Mutants, Here Are the Young Men, and Emma. Regardless, she has managed to avoid the paparazzi and keep the latest developments of her private life tightly under wraps. 

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And Anya likes to maintain her privacy as much as possible, meaning it's likely she won't ever confirm or deny her romance with Ben Seed.

"There’s a beauty in being anonymous," she told The Guardian in 2018. "There’s a reason why we’re actors, we’re playing other people so I think the idea of someone being interested in me, I’m quite a private person, is a bit daunting but I try not to think about it."

Although Anya modeled for Ben several times, it's uncertain if they are dating. Likewise, there's not much information available on whether she has met anybody new in the past few months. 

Notorious for her insistence on privacy, Anya has managed to keep details secret throughout her past relationships as well. Take a rumored affair with model-turned-actor Eoin Macken, which some of her followers claim resulted in an engagement. 

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In October 2017, Anya showed up to the 61st BFI London Film Festival wearing a sizeable ring on her left ring finger, which immediately triggered extensive speculation.

According to Elite Daily, the star continued to don the dazzling piece of jewelry for a few months. However, when she attended the 2018 Met Gala — held on May 7, 2018 — the sparkler was notoriously absent from her left ring finger. She reportedly hasn't worn the ring since. 

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At the time, some ventured so far as to claim that the sudden disappearance of the ring may have signaled that things were over between Anya and Eoin. However, the stars refrained from addressing either the engagement or the breakup rumors. 

However, it's perhaps not too far-fetched to hypothesize that they parted ways on relatively amicable terms, as Anya played the lead role in 2020's Here Are the Young Men, a feature film written and directed by Eoin. 

In the past, Anya was rumored to be dating Devon Terrell, her co-star in the 2016 drama about Barack Obama's experiences as a university student, titled Barry. 

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Even though Anya is a private person, she did talk about her first-ever kiss in a previous interview.

Even though Anya barely ever discusses personal matters in the media, she did share a few details about her first kiss in a video interview with Buzzfeed

"I was 14. I was on a trampoline. I was determined that I was not going to get to 15 and not have been kissed. Like, that was not going to happen to me ... That was not a part of the story of my life. I felt pretty good about it afterwards, I was like, yeah, 'trampoline,' '14,' I feel good about that in my life story," she told the outlet. 

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