Jessica Szohr Is Dating Scotty McKnight, Hayden Panettiere’s Ex: Details!

Jessica Szohr and Scotty McKnight
Jessica Szohr and Scotty McKnight have been dating for several months.  Earl Gibson III/WireImage; Araya Diaz/WireImage

Attention, Upper East Siders! Gossip Girl alum Jessica Szohr has a hunky new man in her life. The Two Night Stand actress, 30, was spotted holding hands with her new beau Scotty McKnight at Don Julio’s Neon Carnival in Indio, Calif. earlier this week. 

The pair attended the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival together on April 13, posting pictures via Instagram from the outdoor venues. 

Great times with even greater people. Old friends and new. Peace out Coachilla ?????

A photo posted by Scotty Mcknight (@scotty_mcknight) on Apr 13, 2015 at 6:40pm PDT

“Great times with even greater people,” McKnight, 27, captioned a collage of images featuring Szohr. “Old friends and new. Peace out Coachilla.” 

Happy birthday to this girl @itsmejessicaszohr — beautiful inside and out ????

A photo posted by Scotty Mcknight (@scotty_mcknight) on Mar 31, 2015 at 4:26pm PDT

Prior to their Coachella adventure, the former New York Jets wide receiver shared a collage of photos with his new lady love on March 31, writing, “Happy birthday to this girl @itsmejessicaszohr — beautiful inside and out.” The couple has been dating for several months and spent New Year's Eve together.

Scotty McKnight and Hayden Panettiere
Christopher Polk/Getty Images

Szohr isn’t the first actress McKnight has dated. From June 2011 to December 2012, he was linked to Hayden Panettiere, who was on a split from her now-fiance Wladimir Klitschko. The couple welcomed their daughter Kaya in December 2014. Szohr previous dated her Gossip Girl costar Ed Westwick (aka Chuck Bass). 

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