The stars of Heroes, Milo Ventimiglia and Hayden Panettiere, are indeed dating one another. There has been speculation that these two have been together for some time. Ventimiglia is no stranger to on-set romance. He dated his Gilmore Girls co-star Alexis Bendel for over three years.
We’re guessing that these two held off on telling anyone about their ‘situation’ because she recently turned 18. And he’s 30. And they clearly didn’t want anyone to think that something untoward was going down. We’re a little sketched out by this. It reminds us of the brief rumor about AJ and Meadow Soprano (Robert Iler and Jamie-Lynn Sigler) dating. There is just something unwholesome about people that play relatives on TV hooking up in real life. Note: Ventimiglia’s character, Peter Petrelli, is the uncle of Panettiere’s Clair Bennett. So uncle-dating, even on television, is weird.