Dominic West and Lily James put on a very comfortable display by ‘kissing and cuddling’ during their British Airways flight to Rome, it claims.
The married actress, 50, and Mamma Mia! the star, 31, was later seen appearing passionate kisses while eating at al fresco in the Italian city on Sunday.
Now a source claims the couple wasted no time in starting their romantic weekend and “all in one” while traveling, reports The Sun.
Shock: Dominic West and Lily James showed a very comfortable display by ‘kissing and hugging’ during their British Airways flight to Rome, claiming it (pictured on their trip to Italy)
A source in the publication said: ‘At first, I thought she was his daughter, because I knew she was 50 and you could tell she was younger.
Within minutes of leaving the plane, they began kissing and hugging after both removed their masks.
‘They look like a couple heading to a dirty weekend and they’re all on each other. They are French kissing and a lot is happening around the neck. ‘
MailOnline contacted representatives for Lily and Dominic for a comment.
Arriving in the city last week, Lily and Dominic surprised the spectators when they were pictured coming out kissing while eating at al fresco.
Claims: A source says Dominic and Lily ‘look like a couple heading for a dirty weekend and they’re all in each other’ during the flight (together in the photo in 2018)
Dominic is best known for playing Noah Solloway in the Showtime drama, The Affair, which investigates the emotional impact of an extramarital relationship between his character and a younger girl, named Alison Bailey (Ruth Wilson).
A source told MailOnline that Dominic and Lily spent two nights in a suite at the top Hotel De La Ville with panoramic views over the city and just a two-minute walk from the steps in Spain.
They just left the hotel for a few hours on an electric scooter around the Spanish Steps and Piazza di Pietra. While for lunch they joined their friend and mutual manager Angharad Wood at a restaurant in town.
At the end of lunch Lily sat down next to Dominic, not wearing her wedding ring, and she could not stop squeezing his neck and stroking him.
Last Thursday, it was announced that Lily had parted ways with The Crown star Matt Smith, 37, for good after a failed attempt to revive their lockdown relationship following an on-off five-year love affair.
Marriage: Dominic and his wife Catherine FitzGerald come together in a united front of their home after the lights go out.
Because photos of Dominic and Lily in Rome were displayed, he showed a rude appearance with his wife Catherine Fitzgerald, 49.
Just hours after he told friends he was ‘heartbroken’ at the images, which went viral, he agreed to take part in a bizarre show of solidarity with The Affair star, which he told reporters. : ‘Our marriage is strong and we are still very much together’.
The mother of four ginger who left the wedding home in Chippenham, Wiltshire, on Tuesday with her husband, kept the ring finger in the pocket of the jeans.
Catherine deliberately raised her head and passionately kissed Dominic for the cameras, as they exited from their riotous cottage, through a rusty gate.
It turned out that Dominic had a pretty smug face on her as she made a point of showing that she was still not wearing her wedding ring. She wore the same outfit she wore the day she was with Lily, adding a brown jacket.
With fixed smiles planted on their faces, he and Catherine handed the photographers a piece of paper, repeating the words in her handwriting: ‘Our marriage is strong and we are still together’, with their signatures placed underneath.
Strong: Dominic has been married to Irish landscape designer and mother of four since Catherine since 2010. They share with their children Dora, 13, Senan, 12, Francis, 11, and Christabel, seven
Working together: Lily and Dominic star in Emily Mortimer’s adaptation of Nancy Mitford’s famous novel The Pursuit Of Love for the BBC featuring Emily Beecham and Andrew Scott – filming began in July
MailOnline understands that the actor flew back from Rome on Monday night for crisis talks with his wife for 10 years, just hours after he told a friend he was’ heartbroken , shocked and destroyed ‘after the photos.
Dominic has been married to Irish landscape designer and mother of four since Catherine.
They share four children – daughter Dora, 13, son Senan, 12, son Francis, 11, and daughter Christabel, seven. While the actress also has another daughter Martha, 21, along with her ex-boyfriend, aristocrat Polly Astor.
On Monday, Catherine confessed to a friend that she and Dominic were still “together” at the time of her smoking clinic with Lily, and she said she considered the marriage ‘probably over’.
A female friend who came to the console Catherine told MailOnline that she was ‘devastated’ in the photos because she thought she and Dominic had a ‘good relationship’.
A friend told MailOnline on Monday: ‘Catherine saw the pictures and she was devastated. I approach to talk to him immediately when I know about them.
Done and crossed: This Thursday, it was announced that Lily, 31, broke up with Matt Smith, 37, for good after a failed attempt to revive their lockdown relationship following an on-off five-year hiatus. (pictured in 2015)
Catherine tried to talk to Dominic but he did not answer his phone. He was shocked because he did not know what was happening. They are so bad, so it is completely out of the blue.
‘He thought they had a good marriage and now it’s over. That is how he feels now but the two of them have to speak but for now, he is lost in words. ‘
Lily and Dominic are set to star in Emily Mortimer’s adaptation of Nancy Mitford’s famous novel The Pursuit Of Love for the BBC featuring Emily Beecham and Andrew Scott and the filming began in July.
The three-part romantic comedy-drama about love and friendship is filming on location in the Bristol and Bath area and at The Bottle Yard Studios.
Set in Europe between the two World Wars, the story follows the adventures and misbehavior of the charismatic and fearless Linda Radlett, played by Lily and her best friend and cousin Fanny Logan, played by Beecham.
But the pair returned and starred in Othello together in Sheffield’s Crucible in 2011. Lily played Desdemona when she was 22 and Dominic played Iago, age 41.