Charlize Theron new lover is a supermodel Eric Thal

Los Angeles: Actress Charlize Theron is reportedly dating model-actor Eric Thal.

"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," quoted a friend of Thal as saying.

Theron and Thal, however, haven`t confirmed or denied the speculation, reports

Theron was previously in a relationship with actor-director Stuart Townsend, but they broke off in January this year.