Nick Cannon Dating Former 'America's Got Talent' Contestant

Entertainment | 09/21/2015 | 11:00 AM EDT

“Nick obsesses over how much she resembles [Mariah]”

America’s Got Talent host Nick Cannon has found a new boo, and she's reportedly a former contestant of the show. 

Cannon, 34, who recently ended things with supermodel Jessica White, has been allegedly hooking up with twenty-something Samantha Johnson, who many say looks like a younger version of his superstar ex-wife Mariah Carey, 45.  

“Nick obsesses over how much she resembles his ex,” a source told Star magazine. “He’s gotten a kick out of comparing their smiles.”

And while this news might come as a surprise to many, this is old news for those closely connected with the talent competition show. “Everyone knew they were hooking up,” the insider reveals.  

Meanwhile, Carey has been keeping busy with Australian billionaire James PackerEntertainment Tonight, “It’s fun, I’m not gonna lie.”  

BET Networks’ Leading Women Defined Returns

(Photos from top: Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for Samsung, Virginia Sherwood/NBC)

related stories

Top 100 of 2016

Centric's counting down the best music videos of the year!

Get Real

Tamar Braxton Laughs At The Real's Ratings Struggle

The Blind Side

Kim Kardashian Blind-Sided By Kanye's Nervous Breakdown