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Rumors Spark That Jennifer Garner Is Dating Someone New

Kaitlan Collins White House Correspondent
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Jennifer Garner might be dating someone new.

A new report claims that the 43-year-old actress is dating actor Patrick Dempsey.

“They’ve been friends for years,” a source told OK magazine.

“It was only natural for them to confide in each other. As soon as they started talking, the spark was evident to both of them. Jen was relieved — and excited.” (RELATED: Ben Affleck And Jennifer Garner Get Divorced After 10 Years Of Marriage)

Jennifer Garner is dating Patrick Dempsey. (Photo: Getty Images)

(Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Garner and Dempsey met on the set of “Valentine’s Day” in 2009.

“They had great chemistry and it was obvious to everyone around,” the source added. “Patrick has been treating her like a queen. It’s refreshing after Ben.” (RELATED: Ben Affleck’s Nanny Shows Her Fanny In Two-Piece)

Jennifer Garner dating Patrick Dempsey

(Photo: Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for Save the Children)

In June, Garner and and her husband Ben Affleck announced they were splitting up the day after their 10-year wedding anniversary.

(Photo: Reuters)

(Photo: Reuters)

Many blamed the divorce on Affleck’s inappropriate relationship with the family’s nanny, Christine Ouzounian. (SLIDESHOW: These 8 Celebrities Had Sex Romps With Their Nannies)