Look Away, Michael! Kelly Dodd Dating Hunky L.A. Entrepreneur After Divorce

Kelly Dodd isn’t wasting any time jumping back in the dating game after her bitter split with ex-husband Michael! has exclusively learned that The Real Housewives of Orange County beauty is dating hunky and successful Los Angeles-based entrepreneur, Rick Taldykin!

According to a friend of Rick’s, “Rick owns several businesses and has been dating Kelly for a minute now. They went on a date last night to Craig’s in L.A. and have another date tonight. He is really into her!”

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Kelly — who just finalized her divorce from longtime husband, Michael — looked happier than ever in a photo she posted on Instagram today, which has learned was taken during her date.

“Rick treats Kelly like the goddess that she is, which is what he says she deserves,” Rick’s pal told “They are just enjoying getting to know each other right now, with no labels.”


In the caption, the 42-year-old mother of Jolie wrote, “With my favorite human ever!! Fun fun! Love hanging with you!”

As previously reported, Michael was having an affair with a much younger woman throughout their entire marriage. reached out to Kelly, who offered no comment.

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