Bradley Cooper and Jennifer AnistonAre Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Aniston secretly dating again?

A source tells PEOPLE that the pair, who went out on a date in 2009, have been in touch recently. "In the past few weeks, they have stayed in contact," the insider said.

"Jen always had a soft spot for Bradley, and she thinks he is very attractive and charming," the source added.

Cooper just split from girlfriend Renee Zellweger, whom he began dating shortly after being seen with Aniston.