Is Ryan Seacrest back in the dating game?

The 40-year-old "American Idol" host is currently romancing 26-year-old former Miss Teen USA Hilary Cruz, who he met through mutual friends, People reports.

"It's new," a source close to Seacrest tells the magazine about their "low-key dinner dates." "They're having fun."

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The two reportedly met at Seacrest's February bash in Napa, Calif., celebrating his 40th birthday, Us Weekly also reports. The brunette beauty, who's appeared in TV movies like "Beautiful & Twisted," is best known for winning Miss Teen USA in 2007.

Seacrest's last serious girlfriend was Julianne Hough, who he split from in 2013 after dating for two years.

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