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Vanderpump Rules' Kristen Doute's new boyfriend could be marriage material

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One Vanderpump Rules star has landed a hot, bearded new boyfriend

Don’t give up on dating apps yet.

Kristen Doute’s sporting some new arm candy, thanks to the dating app Bumble. Doute has officially moved on from her Vanderpump Rules ex-boyfriend James Kennedy.

Us Weekly has revealed that her new love interest is a guy named Brian Carter, who is known just as Carter.

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The new couple was taking in the sights and meeting some (tall) new friends at the San Diego Zoo, where they were treated to a private safari.

confirmed: I am a giraffe whisperer. thank you @sdzsafaripark for the best day of my life.

A photo posted by kristendoute (@kristendoute) on

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The couple looks like they and their friends, fellow Vanderpump Rules costar Scheana Marie and her husband Mike Shay, had a great time together.

Doute even tweeted that it was the best day of her life.

the best day of my life @sdzsafaripark #GIRAFFES @scheanamarie @cberms #pumprules

A photo posted by kristendoute (@kristendoute) on

Doute had a polite breakup at the end of the last season of Vanderpump Rules, and had since taken up stand-up comedy, among other endeavors.

Looks like her latest venture is looking for (and finding) love. And a man with a beard that epic... nice catch, Kristen!

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