and the air-date for the upcoming series finale has been announced.
She thinks he’s so cute,” a family friend tells PEOPLE. She’s very proud.” On a December trip to New York City, Ventimiglia hung out with the entire Panettiere family. “They’re buddies.” When the couple are together, “they’re very affectionate and very comfortable around each other.
Milo jokes around with her little brother,” says the source.
Panettiere’s personal life.” Since cozying up at an Emmys party in September, the two had dodged rumors that they were dating – even though, by mid-November, they already were clearly close, being together publicly at benefits and other events.
When asked shortly before Thanksgiving about the reports of his possible romance with Panettiere, Ventimiglia chuckled then paused before saying, “She and I are close friends.
It’s only natural that people are going to couple us together.” “They’re not afraid to show their affection around her family and their friends,” says the friend.