Representatives for Jason Aldean have confirmed that he is dating Brittany Kerr, the woman he was photographed kissing in September of 2012.

Aldean weathered a huge scandal after TMZ published photos of the the singer kissing Kerr, a former 'American Idol' contestant, at an L.A. night club. He and Kerr both apologized for the incident, which he attributed to alcohol.

Aldean's wife, Jessica, initially stood by him, with the pair presenting a united front during an appearance on 'CBS This Morning.' The couple announced their separation in April of 2013, and Aldean subsequently filed for divorce in May.

Speculation that the he has been dating Kerr began after she was seen in some social media photos backstage at Aldean's concerts. Representatives for the singer confirmed the news to Taste of Country on Monday (March 17), saying the couple began dating after he split from his wife.