Michael Fassbender is reportedly dating Gerard Butler's ex-girlfriend, model Madalina Ghenea.

According to The Sun, the German-Irish actor is in a relationship with the Romanian model and actress.

The newspaper reports that Fassbender and Ghenea went to New Zealand in November and spent New Year's Eve together in Romania.

Fassbender was previously rumoured to be dating Olympian Louise Hazel since May of last year. The 12 Years a Slave actor had been in a relationship with his Shame co-star Nicole Beharie, who confirmed their split on Twitter in January 2011.

Madalina, 25, dated actor Butler for nine months from September 2012, and was also linked to Leonardo DiCaprio.

Madalina Ghenea