Matt LeBlanc may have a new special friend…
According to The Sun, the "Top Gear" host and executive producer Aurora Mulligan have taken their relationship to the next level.
The duo, whom one onlooker described as "besotted," reportedly stepped out together at the Hickstead Derby in West Sussex, England, on June 25.
"They were tactile and Matt seemed to be very taken with Aurora," said another witness to the pair's intimate behavior. "She just kept laughing at all of his jokes."
The actor and the 31-year-old BBC producer were also seen together back in May at London's Royal Garden Hotel, where they connected after the "Friends" alum caught a performance of Matthew Perry's play "The End of Longing."
But a rep for Matt shot down the romance rumors at the time, telling The Sun that Melissa and the seven-time Emmy nominee had "a strictly work relationship."
That appears to have changed over the course of the past two months.
"This has become a romance," The Sun quotes a source close to the actor. "Matt spends more time with Aurora than anyone else in the crew and there's definitely a blossoming relationship there."
The erstwhile Joey Tribbiani joined "Top Gear" as a co-host in early 2016.
In March, Aurora appeared on camera as the bride in a staged wedding at St. Paul's Cathedral in London, which Matt "crashed" by doing donuts in a Ford Mustang in the church's square as the wedding party and their guests watched on from the steps. (Aurora's fake bouquet and lack of a wedding ring helped give away the fact that it was a "Top Gear" stunt.)
It's been less than two years since the "Friends" alum and "Joey" co-star Andrea Anders parted ways in late 2014 after more than eight years as a couple amid reports that he'd been unfaithful.
The co-star couple first connected in early 2006 while Matt was still married to former model Melissa McKnight, the mother of his daughter Marina. They'd been a couple for nearly a decade when the actor fell for Andrea.
We hope Matt has better luck in the faithfulness department with his new sweetheart!
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