The next day, Chad and Kenzie watched the widely acclaimed and accomplished rhythm and blues star Patti La Belle perform at UNCW’s Trask Coliseum (pictured right).
The couple has been dating since December 2005, just months after Chad broke off his marriage of five months with High school senior and beauty pageant contestant Kenzie Dalton arrived with fiancée Chad Michael Murray to the Azalea Festival Parade this past Saturday in Wilmington, NC.
"She is a little stunner," he told Us of his fiancee.
actor revealed on Twitter along with a sentimental picture of Hollywood’s newest couple kissing "I am a lucky lucky man. "They [were] very touchy with their arms around each other and holding hands," an eyewitness reveals to Us Weekly.
PHOTOS: 2013's biggest splits Murray was previously married to costar Sophia Bush, who played Brooke Davis on the CW drama series.
The two wed in April 2005 after almost two years of dating.
Not even a month ago did a rep confirm Murray’s split from his fiancée of seven years, Kenzie Dalton.
According to an insider the “two seem very comfortable together and were finishing each other's sentences." The source continued to say that Murray and Whelan, both 32, made their romance public when the two stepped out for the Lucky Brand Flagship Store opening event in Beverly Hills, Calif.
" The touching black and white photo, alongside the tweet, showed the bearded star kissing the Australian actress/model. But synchronizing their wardrobe was only the first step of revealing their romance.
We just keep going." PHOTOS: Stars on set (Murray proposed to Dalton with an oval-cut diamond ring when she was still a high school senior; at the time, his annulment from costar Sophia Bush, 30, had not been finalized.) His love life aside, Murray has another reason to be happy these days: his new ABC drama, , is being executive produced by Academy Award winner Natalie Portman, 31.
"I would take the opportunity to work for her any day! "She was on the set every day and I think she just raised the level and potential for everybody around." PHOTOS: Natalie Portman's romantic history "She is the kindest, sweetest most humble human being," he raved of Portman.