However, Monk is back on the dating scene and stepping out with Connolly - who she met while making a cameo appearance on Entourage in 2007, reports Sydney's Daily Telegraph.
Later that year, he landed the role of Ryan Malloy on the situation comedy Unhappily Ever After.
"We met through mutual friends and Facebook," the 29-year-old said.
The actor attended their joint bash at No Name in L.
But in a true Hollywood twist, the pair has turned their on-screen chemistry into something more. News can exclusively confirm the pair is now dating in real life.
In fact, a source says the twosome has been seeing each other for a "few months" now.