Inside the 2018 Pre-Emmys Parties: Sarah Hyland and Wells Adams Among Cutest Couples

Other celebs spotted at the pre-award show bashes included Stranger Things' Natalia Dyer and Charlie Heaton and Nick Offerman and Megan Mullally

By Corinne Heller, Alli Rosenbloom, Amanda Williams, Spencer Lubitz Sep 16, 2018 5:49 PMTags
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Sarah Hyland and boyfriend Wells Adams were one of several cute celebrity couples spotted at pre-2018 Emmys parties this weekend.

The 27-year-old Modern Family actress and her Bachelorette alum beau made Saturday a date night and attended Audi's bash at the La Peer Hotel in West Hollywood. Hyland wore a long sleeve, black, off-the-shoulder mini dress, bright red lipstick and glasses.

The two, who have been dating for almost a year, arrived together, holding hands, and mingled with fellow celebs and posed for pics. Hyland, with a glass of Champagne in her hand, was spotted chatting with Revenge and Salem alum Ashley Madekwe. Adams was seen talking to Rumer Willis. He and Hyland later left together, holding hands again.

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Meanwhile, another fan-favorite couple, Stranger Things stars Natalia Dyer and Charlie Heaton, made it a date night at the Hollywood Reporter and SAG-AFTRA's pre-2018 Emmys bash. The 21-year-old actress sported a white and blue floral retro-style tea-length dress and black pumps at the event, which was sponsored by Douglas Elliman and Heineken and took pace at the Avra Beverly Hills Estiatorio restaurant.

Dyer and the 24-year-old actor, who play onscreen couple Nancy Wheeler and Jonathan Byers on the Netflix series, were photographed enjoying an impromptu dance in front of the press line near the entrance to the party.

Inside the bash, they were spotted hanging out at the bar with two male friends. Heaton drank Champagne and later got another drink in a wine glass, which Dyer took sips from. Later on, while Mariah Carey's "Honey" played in the background, the two sat in a booth in the center of the room, holding hands and talking. She was also seen giving him a quick kiss.

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Dyer and Heaton had made their red carpet debut as a couple last December after sparking romance rumors for more than a year.

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A third fan-favorite couple, married pair Nick Offerman and 2018 Emmy nominee Megan Mullally, also attended THR and SAG-AFTRA's bash. There, Mullally also hung out with fellow celebs such as Dawson's Creek alum and E! talk show host Busy Philipps—who arrived with husband Marc Silverstein, and black-ish star and Emmy nominee Tracee Ellis Ross.

Other stars spotted at the party included Tiffany HaddishThe Handmaid's Tale star Samira Wiley, who already won an Emmy for her guest role at last week's preliminary Creative Arts Emmys, Orange Is the New Black actress Dascha PolancoThe Daily Show host Trevor Noah, fellow Emmy nominee Ricky Martin, SAG-AFTRA President and Beverly Hills, 90210 alum Gabrielle Carteris and Emmy nominee Darren Criss, who arrived with fiancée Mia Swier and wore an eclectic outfit.

Mullally, Wiley, Polanco, Ross, Carteris and a few others sat together in a booth and had a great time dancing and taking selfies. Polanco, Ross and Mullally were seen dancing and singing along to Beyoncé's "Love on Top." They later broke into a full dance party to "Work It" by Missy Elliot.

Haddish, who wore a black, one-shoulder dress, hung out with a few girlfriends and show them a sneak peek of her Emmys dress on her phone. She later hung out with Adam Pally and pal Casey Wilson, who had themselves a mini Happy Endings reunion at the party.

Wiley also attended Audi's pre-Emmys bash, where she hung out with celebs such as Insecure star and Emmy nominee Issa Rae. Wiley and her wife Lauren Morelli were also spotted dancing outside with friends. This Is Us star Milo Ventigmiglia and Westworld's Thandie Newton, both Emmy nominees, were also spotted at the Audi pre-Emmy's bash.

Wiley's Handmaid's Tale co-star Madeline Brewer also attended both parties. She turned heads in a light green asymmetrical sleeveless velvet Olivier Theyskens dress.

Celebs spotted at EW's pre-Emmys party at the Sunset Tower Hotel, sponsored by L'Oreal Paris, included Dyer and Heaton and Hyland and Adams again, ShamelessEmma KenneyBrigitte Nielsen and husband Mattia DessiCurtis Stone and wife Lindsay Price and Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt's Tituss Burgess—who chatted with black-ish's Marsai Martin and her mother.

Dyer and Heaton were again inseparable the whole night, never leaving each other's sides and only posing for pics as a couple. Hyland and Adams also hung out mostly with each other and at one point, she asked him to take photos of her and Queer Eye's Bobby Berk and his date.

American Horror Story's Sarah Paulson and Leslie Grossman and Twilight's Elizabeth Reaser were spotted chatting in a booth. Paulson and Reaser, who have been friends for years, left the bash together.

Grossman had a mini Popular reunion, as she reunited with former co-star Sara Rue.

Fuller House stars Candace Cameron Bure and Andrea Barber were also spotted together with a couple of friends. Polanco joined her Orange Is the New Black co-stars Jackie Cruz and Laverne Cox, who arrived with her boyfriend. They and other cast members were spotted dancing together to Drake's "In My Feelings."



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SNL's Leslie Jones arrived to the party wearing high heels and was later seen dancing by her table, wearing big chunky sneakers. Her co-star Kenan Thompson arrived late to the party. He was seen chatting with Philipps, who arrived with her husband, and Haddish, who gave him a big hug.

Philipps and her husband were also seen chatting with Padma Lakshmi and her spouse.

Jeannie Mai was seen waiting in line at the bar for a drink with a male friend. This Is UsJustin Hartley was spotted waiting right behind her, but the two did not interact. He was later seen chatting with co-star Sterling K. Brown as well as Derek Hough.

Billy Eichner was seen animatedly telling stories and holding court with a crowd of listeners, including Gail Simmons from Top Chef.

Sophia Bush was another late arrival, coming in just moments after the party ended.

RuPaul walked the carpet and left without entering the bash. 

RuPaul also attended BAFTA Los Angeles and BBC America TV's 2018 Tea Party, sponsored by Heineken, at The Beverly Hilton Hotel. There, the star hung out with celebs such as Newton and Marcus Scribner and took photos with lots of stars.

Hartley was spotted having a few drinks and enjoying biscuits and jam. Many people were approaching him to say congrats and asking to take photos with him.

Westworld's Angela Saryfan was spotted at the bash with friends. She was spotted talking to Brewer. 

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The two also attended the Variety and Women in Film 2018 Television Nominees Celebration, sponsored by Cadillac and Heineken. Other celebs spotted included Queer Eye's Jonathan Van Ness and Karamo Brown, Criss and Swier, Rachel Zoe and Hyland and Adams, who were seen chatting with Joey King. The female stars were later seen dancing together.

Newton arrived with her husband and also was spotted hanging out with Cox.

Stranger Things' Gaten Matarazzo and Caleb McLaughlan were seen with their moms as well as the latter star's sister. Their co-star Heaton and Finn Wolfhard were also spotted at the bash.

Hough was spotted walking with girlfriend Hayley Erbert

Caitlyn Jenner and rumored girlfriend Sophia Hutchins were seen getting drinks at the bar. Caitlyn took many pics with fans.

Jenna Dewan was spotted chatting with Philipps and Willis. Sarah Silverman and Padma Lakshmi chatted by the bar.

Berk, Tan France and Antoni Porowski arrived together. They chatted with several celebs.

Pretty Little Liars alum Lucy Hale attended the bash with a friend and also chatted with Brewer, who she excitedly called her "Internet friend."

Lake Bell was spotted having a laugh with Nick Kroll. He was also seen chatting with Alison Brie

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