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Upgrade! Meet 'RHOC' Single Lady Kelly Dodd's Hot New Hunk Rick Taldykin

//RHOC Kelly Dodd Dating Younger Man Rick Tadylin pp

Apr. 10 2018, Updated 5:03 p.m. ET

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Kelly Dodd upgraded ex-husband Michael Dodd with hunky L.A. based entrepreneur, Rick Taldykin! has exclusively learned The Real Housewives of Orange County beauty is having the time of her life with Rick, who "treats her like a goddess!” Click through nine sexy and shirtless photos of the reality star's rebound to find out everything there is to know about him.

Article continues below advertisement was first to report Dodd, 42 — who is the mother to 11-year-old lookalike daughter Jolie — went on several dates with Rick since splitting with Michael. But is her new guy just a pretty face?

Not at all! “I Wandered under the Sydney Harbor Bridge,” Rick captioned this photo taken while visiting Australia. “Surprisingly enough, the clanking metal, roaring trains, and whirling winds are rather peaceful. Very happy and grateful to be in such a beautiful place.”

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Rick is a world-traveler who apparently also loves creating snarky quotes to caption his photos with. He recently posted this photo to Instagram, along with the caption, “Here's to being stuck between two rocks and a beautiful place while bummin it in Thailand.”

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“Rough day,” Rick wrote for this shirtless shot. It goes without saying that Dodd is a very lucky gal!

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“The Nungnung Journey - We’ve all heard the expression, “Life’s about the journey, not the destination.” We often lose sight of this fact, and FACT it is, I believe, so I’ve made it a point to remind myself of such," Rick said when visiting this waterfall. "The destination was absolutely stunning, as it goes without saying, but the journey is not to be discounted. It wasn’t just “two hours”— it was scooter ride that I’ll never forget."

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Kelly clearly knows what Rick did last summer, as he shared countless summer snaps on his social media. In the caption to this photo of himself on a boat cruise in Sydney, Australia, Rick wrote, “Sydney summer vibes... What a beautiful place this is. The only place outside LA that I’d ever considered calling home. Can’t get enough of it. So grateful and fortunate to have made such great friends and memories. What an amazing year so far!”

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One thing is for sure! Kelly’s new man definitely is grateful, as he expresses that in nearly every caption! “I don’t know about everyone else, but I can’t stand gloomy weather! I’m not a fan of the cold, rain, or anything short of sunshine. This is SoCal damnit! I’ll take sunshine back any day now...Nevertheless, very grateful to be alive and all smiles today...even if it’s a half-assed one.” Let’s hope that he gives some of that sunshine to Kelly on a cloudy day!

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How can anyone not love a man with his dog selfie? Dodd’s done good!

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