Newly-single Rachel Bilson leans on her mother Janice for support as she steps out after splitting from partner of 10 years Hayden Christensen
It emerged that she has split from her partner of a decade, Hayden Christensen, just one day ago.
And Rachel Bilson relied on the support of her family during a difficult time as she enjoyed lunch with her mother Janice and daughter Briar Rose, two, in Los Angeles on Thursday afternoon.
The actress, 36, kept a low-profile with her eyes covered by a pair of dark sunglasses as she left the restaurant with her relatives and a female friend.
Family: Rachel Bilson relied on the support of her family during a difficult time as she enjoyed lunch with her mother Janice and daughter Briar Rose, two, in Los Angeles on Thursday
The newly-single star - who is believed to have split from her long-term partner, 36, around two weeks ago - covered up in a grey crew neck sweatshirt for the afternoon meeting with her family.
She sported a pair of casual distressed blue denim jeans and brown flip flops as she left the restaurant.
Rachel leaned in to hug her mother Janice goodbye as Briar Rose followed along.
A new report has claimed Rachel and Hayden's relationship was plagued by personality conflicts.
Under cover: The actress, 36, kept a low-profile with her eyes covered by a pair of dark sunglasses as she left the restaurant with her relatives and a female friend
It seems the actors were just too different with claims that the Star Wars star didn't like to socialize and feared public outings.
'Rachel is very outgoing and her friends are very important to her,' a source told People. 'Hayden is the opposite. He can be very antisocial.'
The report went on to say that Hayden, 36, was an intensely private person who never wanted to join Rachel at special occasions including weddings.
The O.C. star would end up attending them by herself which didn't sit well with her friends who 'felt she could do better'.
Low-key: The newly-single star - who is believed to have split from her long-term partner around two weeks ago - covered up in a grey crew neck sweatshirt for the afternoon meeting
Homeward bound: She sported a pair of casual distressed blue denim jeans and brown flip flops as she left the restaurant
The insider also claims that Hayden's anxiety issues got worse after the birth of the couple's daughter Briar Rose in 2014.
'He got overly protective and almost paranoid that someone would get pictures of the baby,' they revealed.
The actor was so paranoid that he would apparently avoid flying and would drive across the country to avoid being photographed by paparazzi at airports.
People claims the constant conflicts about 'every day stuff' ultimately became exhausting and 'almost depressing' for Rachel.
Personality differences: A new report has claimed Rachel and Hayden Christensen's 10-year relationship was plagued by personality conflicts (pictured May 2013)
Opposites: 'Rachel is very outgoing and her friends are very important to her,' a source told People. 'Hayden is the opposite. He can be very antisocial.' (pictured on Wednesday)
'It got really bad over the summer and they decided to separate. She is living with the baby in LA now. She is a great mom and loves it.' the source said.
The actress was spotted out in Los Angeles on Wednesday looking effortlessly stylish in a patterned blouse and cuffed jeans.
News broke of the split on Tuesday with a source telling UsWeekly: 'She's full-time back in LA He's in Toronto.'
They added: 'They’ve been on the outs for a couple of months' and went further to say that the couple are 'completely, officially done.'
Mis-match? The report went on to say that Hayden never wanted to join Rachel at special occasions, including weddings (pictured in 2009)
The actors met on the set of Jumper in 2007 and got engaged in December 2008.
In August 2010 they quietly called off their engagement but reconciled three months later.
The Nashville actress gave birth to their daughter in October 2014.
Hayden later revealed to People that the name Briar Rose is a nod to Disney, explaining, 'There’s a Disney reference there, I suppose. The original Sleeping Beauty is called Briar Rose.'
On becoming a father the actor gushed to E! News: 'I have this little angel in my life now and Rachel and I are so thrilled,' he said. 'We don't sleep as much as we used to, but it's all so worth it.'
Newly single: Rachel was seen out in Los Angeles on Wednesday, as news broke that she and Hayden had split
The O.C. actress was last pictured with Hayden in June when she visited him on the Toronto set of his new movie Little Italy.
In April she wished him a happy birthday on Instagram.
Alongside a close-up shot of the actor gazing off into the distance, Rachel gushed: 'Happy Birthday Handsome ❤️ we love you so much #10yearsandcounting #superdaddy #birthdayboy'.
The same month it was reported that the actors had sold their sprawling Sherman Oaks home in a private off-market deal for $3.8 million.
What could have been: The last time the couple were pictured together was in June when Rachel visited Hayden on the set of his new movie Little Italy
While offloading the property could have been seen as a hint that all was not well with the duo, just last month Rachel discussed the idea of having more children with the Star Wars star.
She told Lapalme magazine: 'I may have another child, that's still up in the air. I'm having so much fun with the one right now. I want to be happy and content.
'All the life BS that happens doesn't matter. You want to be happy, you want your kid to be happy and you want everyone in your life to be healthy and happy.'
The Hart of Dixie star opened up about her life with the actor in a May 2013 interview with Cosmopolitan.
'We love you so much': In April the O.C. star paid tribute to her partner with this sweet Instagram snap and message
'I'm a really good girlfriend — I always put all that first in my life. I'm definitely the person who would make him his favorite dinner to come home to,
'I love to cook, so we make dinner at home a lot and watch movies.'
In a following interview with Cosmopolitan UK, Rachel revealed: 'I've always been a big romantic, and I look forward to all those things. I've been in a relationship for six years and I'm happy,'
'To have a partner is one of the greatest things. I've always been a fan of love! I love any movie or book or anything to do with love because I'm a romantic.'
Before getting together with Hayden, Rachel dated her O.C. co-star Adam Brody from 2003 to 2006.
In happier times: The actors met on the set of Jumper in 2007 and got engaged in December 2008 (pictured at the Met Gala in 2010)
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