Facing dating rumors for months, the pair engage in some PDA in the West Village

By Dahvi Shira
September 28, 2013 02:00 PM
Pacific Coast News

New couple alert?

After months of dating rumors, Kate Upton and Maksim Chmerkovskiy made a very public display of affection during a stroll through New York City’s West Village neighborhood on Thursday.

The two-time Sports Illustrated cover model, 21, and former Dancing with the Stars pro, 33, were photographed looking relaxed and happy as they held hands and linked arms.

Upton kept things casual in workout duds, while her man sported tight black pants and a pink button-down shirt.

Chmerkovskiy appears to be stepping out of his dating comfort zone by wooing Upton, who hasn’t been on DWTS. The former dance instructor was previously linked to fellow cast mates Peta Murgatroyd and ex-fiancée Karina Smirnoff.

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