The couple are rumoured to have hit a rocky patch in their marriage, with insiders claiming that Gossip Girl beauty Blake is at her wits end over her hubby’s alleged controlling behaviour. However, despite the claims the married couple looked blissfully happy, according to eyewitnesses, as they spent an afternoon together taking their mums on a shopping spree and then a sushi dinner date to plush restaurant Nobu.

“They dined at Nobu in NYC with their mums,” an eyewitness told Life & Style.

“They were so cute!” An onlooker gushed, adding that “each mum was holding a bag from Gucci, like Ryan and Blake had taken them shopping before heading to Nobu.”

Blake has previously spoken about just how important Mother’s Day is to her family, admitting that if she ever missed the occasion, she would have hell to pay for.

“We still celebrate Mother’s Day. It’s like a national holiday in our family, so if I don’t fly home for Mother’s Day, I’m in huge trouble,” the actress admitted.

Despite the happy sighting of the couple, insiders have claimed all is far from well in their marriage and that Ryan has become a control freak, allegedly dictating what 25-year-old Blake wears and halting her work schedule.

“Ryan was very loving and sweet to Blake before they married,” a “friend” told In Touch magazine. “But not long after they said their vows, his demeanor started to change.”