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According to PEOPLE, Shaunie O’Neal officially has a new man. The two were caught by the paps out in Maui on last week while her children stayed with family on Spring Break.

The 35-year-old mother of five stepped out in Maui on last week with her beau, 23-year-old model Marlon Yates.

“He’s very mature,” says Shaunie, who adds that the couple’s age difference is a benefit. “The age thing keeps it fun. The energy level, being out on the beach. He is working out all the time and he inspires me [to work out].”

Shaunie, who executive produces and stars in VH1’s new reality series, Basketball Wives, which premieres April 11, met Yates through a mutual family friend last November, the same month she filed for divorce against Shaq.

Go Shaunie! Hollywood’s newest COUGAR!