The 19-year-old Heroes star called it quits with actor Ventimiglia last year, and gossips speculated the split was caused by the couple's 12-year age difference.
But now the actress has been linked with an even older hunk -- 32-year-old Welsh celebrity Jones, who has previously been linked to Halle Berry and Pamela Anderson.
Panettiere was first seen with Jones at London's Nobu Berkeley restaurant last week -- and the pair was snapped together again on Monday, sunbathing on David Furnish's yacht while in the French Riviera for the film festival.
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