Source says Charlize Theron is dating Brad Pitt and the internet has gone into meltdown

Source says Charlize Theron is dating Brad Pitt and the internet has gone into meltdown

There's nothing better than a bit of juicy gossip to make social media users sit up and take notice; especially when it comes to the love lives of celebrities, and especially when the celebrities involved are a pair of super-hot A-listers.  So if rumours like that get you excited then the following news is virtually guaranteed raise your heart rate. Prepare yourself for a major bombshell: if an inside source is to believed, then apparently actress and Mad Max: Fury Road star Charlize Theron is secretly dating Brad Pitt...

British tabloid newspaper The Sun was the first publication to report on the supposed relationship, with their report claiming that the couple were spotted together at an event in Los Angeles, and were: "They were ridiculously touchy-feely and his arm was around her back." The same source claimed that they were introduced to each other by Sean Penn, and they allegedly added that: "They have been casually seeing each other for nearly a month now. They’ve been friends for some time — ironically through Sean — but things have developed ... Brad seemed in a really good place — they both looked really happy." Predictably, when the news of this supposed dalliance hit social media, Twitter users were left totally shaken. Scroll down to check out some of the best reactions.

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It's good to know that Brad Pitt is on the dating scene again in the wake of his split from Angelina Jolie. However, as a single guy, he should be wary of 'Benching' the worrying new dating trend that everyone should be aware of.