It's a New Year and a new romance for Meg Ryan.
The actress has been spotted hand-in-hand with US rock singer-songwriter John Mellencamp.
The couple have been seen in New York and also spending time together on Martha's Vineyard, signalling the start of a blossoming relationship.
Meg, 49, and John, 59, began dating about seven weeks ago, a source told People magazine.
John announced the split from his wife of 18 years at the end of December, but the insider said they had been separated for some time before that.
The No Better Than This singer has been married three times and is a father to five.
Meg was famously married to Dennis Quaid until 2001 when they split after ten years of marriage.
They have a son Jack Henry together, now 18, and Meg also has a daughter Daisy who she adopted from China.
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