Kristen Stewart and Ashley Benson dine with friends

Kristen Stewart and Ashley Benson are out for the evening!

On Wednesday night (January 12), the two actresses dined with a group of pals at R+D Kitchen in Santa Monica, California.

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Kristen, 31, wore a black leather jacket over a red cardigan and a white T-shirt with black shorts for their night out, while Ashley, 32, chose a long black leather coat with jeans.

Ashley’s dinner outing with her friends comes amid reports that she has rekindled her romance with one of her renowned ex-boyfriends.

Kristen just said in a new interview that she recently ran into a fellow actress who left her utterly starstruck!