‘Dancing with the Stars’ pro Maksim Chmerkovskiy not dating Kate Upton; sorry, tabloids

MaksMrs. Carter: Maksim Chmerkovskiy dating rumors come about as often as cha-cha steps on the dance floor.

Even though the pro took this past season of “Dancing with the Stars” off, he is still one of the show’s most-popular personalities. Not only that, but his reputation as a man who loves the ladies precedes him. He is the former star of the Ukrainian version of “The Bachelor” (not that he wants anyone to remember that), was at one point engaged to Karina Smirnoff, and most-recently dated fellow pro-dancer Peta Murgatroyd before the relationship came to a close.

So who is next on the list? If you (sort of) believe the tabloids, it would be Sports Illustrated “it girl” Kate Upton. Us Weekly first reported that the two could be dating, but they even failed to have enough confidence in it to put the headline in anything other than a question. Their only real evidence was that they were having a meal together in New York, and that a source said that they were “new” in dating and just taking it slow.

So is this true or not? Gossip Cop claims that the two are not dating, but have been friends for some time. Considering that there have been many models to have come through the “Dancing with the Stars” universe, it’s feasible that Maks made the friendship with Kate through one of them or through someone else. Either way, this is probably one rumor that you can throw away for now. Instead, maybe try focusing on some more pressing matters, including whether or not Maks will be back to the ballroom competition in the fall.

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