Kate Upton and Maksim Chmerkovskiy have gone public with their relationship after months of rumors speculated that the super model and former Dancing With the Stars professional might be an item.

Upton, 21, and Chmerkovskiy, 33, were spotted walking hand-in-hand through New York City’s West Village on Thursday, clearly comfortable being seen as a couple. Upton was dressed down in workout gear – spandex, a pullover and running shoes – while Chmerkovskiy looked stylish in a pink button-down, skinny jeans and black leather sneakers.

Back in June, the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue covergirl and professional ballroom dancer were caught on camera leaving Scalinatella Ristorante in Manhattan’s Upper East Side neighborhood. Despite sources claiming that the two had been canoodling during dinner, it was insisted that Upton and Chmerkovskiy were only friends.

Maksim Chmerkovskiy with his dancing partner an ex-fiance Karina Smirnoff

In the past, Upton has been linked to MLB pitcher Justin Verlander, and NFL quarterback Mark Sanchez. Chmerkovskiy has a history of romancing his DWTS co-stars, including Peta Murgatroyd and Karina Smirnoff.

– Chelsea Regan

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