It may have seemed like former Bachelor star Nick Viall struck out when January Jones turned down his Lip Sync Battle challenge, but now it appears he successfully sparked the actress鈥 interest after all, as there are new reports that they鈥檙e dating.

Buzz has been building around the two since the Mad Men star revealed on TheLate Late Show that Viall had asked her to battle him for lip-sync bragging rights. At the time, she said that she wasn鈥檛 sure if his invitation was meant to be romantic or hostile. 鈥淚s that his way of asking me out or does he have a problem with me? I don鈥檛 know what that was, but I declined because I don鈥檛 need to be humiliated,鈥 she joked.

She also confessed, however, that she鈥檚 a Bachelor franchise super-fan and thought the season 21 star was 鈥減retty cute.鈥

The feeling was apparently mutual. According to Page Six, Jones and Viall have been dating for approximately two months and even spent her 40th birthday together at LA鈥檚 Inkwell, where they were joined by some of her Mad Men costars.

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Viall only recently started dating again after his split this past August from fianc茅e Vanessa Grimaldi, whom he met on The Bachelor earlier in 2017, after finishing as runner-up on Andi Dorfman鈥檚 and Kaitlyn Bristowe鈥檚 seasons of The Bachelorette. Jones, for her part, previously dated Ashton Kutcher, Josh Groban, and film producer Tommy Alastra. In recent years, though, she鈥檚 kept her love life mostly under wraps.

Not surprisingly, Twitter is abuzz over the potential pairing.

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