Since learning that Joseph Morgan had called it quits with Revenge star Emily VanCamp, we’ve been eager for this gorgeous Brit to welcome a new leading lady to his life.

Though we’re unsure when the romance officially started, it appears Joseph has, in fact, found love — with his Vampire Diaries co-star Persia White!

On Thursday, May 16, Joseph and Persia were spotted holding hands at the after-party for the CW Upfronts in NYC. It was the first act of PDA we’ve seen from the duo, but now that the cat’s out of the bag, they aren’t hiding it anymore!

On Wednesday, May 22, the adorable couple were photographed during an afternoon shopping trip in LA. Joe and Persia were seen checking out clothes at AllSaints and grabbing a bite to eat, all while joined by Persia’s tiny pet pooch.

Back in 2011, Persia posted a silly video to Facebook, expressing her dismay over being single. “I just passed a bus stop with two cracked-out-of-their-minds homeless people, a woman and a man, who were laughing and clapping to some imaginary beat in one of their heads — and guess what? They were hooking up! They found each other! They understood that imaginary beat in each other’s head that no one else can hear,” she explained.

Persia went on to dissect the incident, and she certainly wasn’t happy about it. “Now what this is saying to me is that I am crap out of luck. Because how in the hell can two homeless people be hooking up and I’m still single as hell? I mean, she found her one! [...] What’s that gonna be when you apply for something on an application and they say, ‘Married? Single?’ SINGLE! Single! Single! It’s no fun.”

Well, now that Persia’s landed herself a guy like Joseph Morgan, we think she needs to post a new video to her page. Perhaps something along the lines of: “Haha, I nabbed one of the hottest guys on TV!

It’s just a thought...