Jenny McCarthy Is ‘Giddy’ About New Romance

Jenny McCarthy

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updated 04/19/2012 AT 2:00 PM ET

originally published 04/19/2012 AT 4:15 PM ET

Jenny McCarthy hasn’t publicly addressed a new romance since she began dating Boston sports agent Paul Krepelka in Dec. 2010. But now, as rumors fly of a relationship with Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher, McCarthy admits she has a certain boy on the brain.

“I’m interested in someone,” McCarthy said Wednesday during a Q&A at NBC Universal’s Press Day at the Langham Hotel in Pasadena, Calif., while promoting Love in the Wild, a couples competition show she hosts.

When a reporter asked if this mysterious man of interest was in fact a football player, McCarthy, 39, joked with a laugh, “I don’t know what you guys are talking about. Um, you know, we shall see.”

In fact, she told Parade magazine this week: “I’m taking baby steps … But I’m giddy right now.”


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