Meet James Van Der Beek's New Girlfriend

After filing for divorce from his wife Heather McComb last month, James Van Der Beek took a big a step and introduced his new girlfriend to the world.

The actor and model Kelly Brook stepped into the media spotlight for the first time as a couple Wednesday night, when they attended a party for Summit on the Summit: Kilimanjaro, a January climb to raise awareness of the global clean water crisis.

According to People.com, James and Kelly first refused to take photos together but, later, caved and let the paparazzi get a few shots. A source said the new twosome "didn’t leave each other's side all night."

The Dawson's Creek star and his wife split in June, after 6 years of marriage, but didn't file for divorce until late November.

Plus: See PHOTOS of more celebs who've called it quits this year!

Do you think it's too soon for James to be out in public with a new woman? Chime in below!

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