As she quickstepped off Dancing With The Stars, she admitted that her ex George Clooney was more like a father figure to her.
But Elisabetta Canalis looks to have put her Clooney days behind her as she receives attention and support from a very special male friend.
The TV host was spotted in Milan, in her native Italy, with former True Blood star Mehcad Brooks.
The pair took to the city for a spot of shopping and later enjoyed a romantic lunch in the centre of the fashion capital.
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It's not the first time the good looking couple have been spotted together.
They have been seen out and about in Los Angeles and enjoyed a romantic trip to Berlin last week.
The 33-year-old, who split from George in June after two years together, has spoken out about their relationship in Questo Amore (This Love), a new book by Italian journalist Bruno Vespa.
"He has been special for me, and very important, just as a father would be.
"Between us there was more of a father-daughter relationship. I was unable to clarify this up til now," she said.
The Ides of March star has since moved on with former wrestler, 32-year-old Stacy Keibler.