Charlize Theron applauds while watching the men's singles final match between Novak Djokovic of Serbia and Rafael Nadal of Spain during day fifteen of the 2010 U.S. Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 13, 2010 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Getty Images)more pics »Charlize Theron (Getty Images)Charlize Theron
has a new man! The actress had been single since splitting from long-term love Stuart Townsend
in January, but now she's reportedly dating model and actor Eric Thal, who owns a farm in New York.
A friend of Eric told Life and Style
magazine: "The two have a lot in common. He's a farmer who grows all his own vegetables and Charlize grew up on a farm in South Africa. The two like to escape Hollywood and go to his farm in upstate New York."
Eric, 45, has starred opposite Will Smith
in Six Degrees of Separation
and played Donald Sutherland
’s disaffected son in 1994 science-fiction film The Puppet Masters
Charlize, 35, dated actor Craig Bierko and Third Eye Blind lead singer Stephan Jenkins before embarking on a nine-year relationship with Stuart.
While the pair never married, Stuart often spoke about how he considered Charlize his wife. He said: "I didn't do a church wedding or anything but we consider ourselves husband and wife. I don't need a certificate or the state or the church to say otherwise."
The actress has been linked to Keanu Reeves
and Ryan Gosling
since her relationship with Townsend ended.
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