At Ugly Mug pub in romantic Cape May, New Jersey, on July 1, “she was holding onto Ben and was all over him,” an onlooker tells Us. “They were really close, talking and laughing.”
The Orange Is the New Black actress, 36, and Foster, 35 — whose engagement to Robin Wright ended last year — also enjoyed a recent PDA-fest at French bistro Lucien in NYC’s East Village, where a fellow diner saw them “making out” during a two-hour meal.
Though it’s unclear how they met, Prepon and the Six Feet Under alum do share a mutual friend: That ’70s Show alum Danny Masterson, the older brother of her ex-boyfriend Christopher Masterson.
Prepon, who was with the Malcolm in the Middle star for seven years, has lamented that she hasn’t been very lucky in love.
“When I'm working, it's next to impossible,” she told Cosmopolitan in 2014. “I like to think I'll just be walking down the street one day and stop and meet someone, like, ‘Oh, my God, you're awesome,’ and then we start dating. But, no.”
At the time, she was fine with her single status. “Guys occupy a lot of attention space in your mind,” she continued. “When I'm working, living in a new place, it's kind of cool I don't have to deal with that.”
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