According to American tabloid US WEEKLY, the pair - who dated in the 1990s - recently met again in New York.
And friends of the sexy supermodel says she's smitten all over again.
"She met De Niro again for drinks in New York a few weeks back and then they went back to her place.
"Naomi feels he is the calm thing in her life. He was the one she would call at night whenever she needed someone to talk to, and this is the first time in a long time that he's single and available."
De Niro is currently divorcing his second wife Grace Hightower.08/05/2003 13:34