Cruise's bite with Sofia
13:30 23 February 2005
Tom Cruise has been photographed with his new girlfriend for the first time - after the couple spent a romantic night out together.
The Hollywood heartthrob, who is said to have been on a series of dates with Latino actress Sofia Vergara since meeting her two months ago, took the beauty out to eat at 4am after partying into the night.
He then took Sofia back to her Los Angeles apartment in his chauffeur-driven car, before giving her a kiss goodnight.
Sources claim Tom and Sofia are "smitten" with each other, with one adding: "Tom has been single for a while and has been throwing himself into work. But he felt the time was right to start dating again."
Sofia has previously dated singers Enrique Iglesias and Craig David while Tom - who has two adopted children with ex-wife Nicole Kidman - has been single since splitting from Penelope Cruz last March.
Yesterday (22.02.05), it was claimed that Tom was set to rekindle his romance with Penelope after they arrived arm-in-arm at a pre-Oscars party, the same one Sofia went to.
But onlookers say while he was happy to be in Penelope's company, as soon as Sofia walked in he spent the rest of the evening with her.
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