Life & Style and In Touch are both claiming the “down to earth” Paris Hilton has been cozying up to George Clooney, reports.

Seems the typically brunette-preferring, two-time Sexiest Man Alive, 47 — who split from Las Vegas cocktail waitress Sarah Larson in May — and Hilton, 27 — who called it quits with “best friend” Benji Madden in November — were twice spotted out together in Los Angeles last month.

The first sighting took place on Dec. 19 at the Whiskey Bar, where George and Paris supposedly chitchatted, downed drinks, flashed their pearly whites and maintained constant eye contact, says.

“They were laughing and smiling at each other throughout the night,” a spy tells L&S, with another adding to In Touch, “They were gazing into each other's eyes and smiling and laughing.”

The following night, the implausible pair was reportedly seen breaking bread at Dan Tana’s with an eclectic group of stars and friends.

“Paris was flirting big-time,” an eyewitness recalls to In Touch. “And George was soaking it up.”

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