Apparently, he's still got it. John Bolaris dating former Playboy model

It turns out John Bolaris is dating a Playboy model. Go figure. Monday, when we told you Playboy was writing about the Fox 29 meteorologist's Miami escapade in which he was drugged and scammed by two Eastern European women, we joked that usually he is chasing Playboy material, not that he is Playboy material himself.

We've since learned that Bolaris, 53, recently began dating Erica Smitheman, 32, who appeared in several Playboy Special Editions from 1999 into 2002.

Smitheman, a Camden County College grad who works in sales, appeared in "College Girls 1999," "Nude College Girls 2000," and the "Book of Lingerie" in 1999 and 2002.

Read more from our column in today's Daily News.