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Ryan Seacrest wants to date Taylor Swift?

JENNY McCarthy wants Ryan Seacrest to date Taylor Swift.

The 42-year-old reality TV star, who married Donnie Wahlberg during a lavish ceremony near Chicago in August, is eager to set the 40-year-old 'American Idol' host up on a date because he introduced her to her husband and thinks the 'Blank Space' hitmaker, 24, is the "perfect" woman for him.

Asked if she is planning to return the favour and help newly-single Ryan find love, she told E! News: "Now I have to do that, I promise you. I think Taylor Swift would be perfect."

The former 'The View' star is set to co-host 'Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve With Ryan Seacrest 2015' in New York City tonight (31.12.14) and Taylor is headlining the ABC bash in Times Square.

Ryan playfully locked lips with Miley Cyrus on stage at last year's event, but Jenny believes Taylor is a better fit for the presenter.

She said: "Miley Cyrus, not bad. So Taylor Swift this year, I'm going to make it happen."

Ryan recently ended his relationship with 23-year-old personal trainer and model Shayna Taylor after 18-months of dating.

News of their split came just months after friends predicted the media mogul was preparing to propose.

A source said in July: "Everyone before Shayna bored him. He's moving fast."

Another insider said: "They are so affectionate and sweet together. He's ready to settle down. Shayna came into his life at just the right time."

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