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Sources say the new lovebirds were introduced to each of by mutual friend Jawn Murray at a WWE party in Beverly Hills last month. Their connection was instant, and although O’Neil lives in Tampa and Manigault resides in Los Angeles, they decided to take a go at a long-distance relationship.
“She’s been really apprehensive about dating since Michael died,” an insider told People. “But everyone who loves her has been encouraging her to step out and try it again. So far, things seem to be going good. They seem really happy together.”
In a recent Instagram post, the 39-year-old reality star referred to her new man as her “tag team partner.”