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Originally posted 09/30/2013 10:30AM
When Kate Upton was spotted holding hands with former Dancing with the Stars pro Maksim Chmerkovskiy in New York City recently, the Sports Illustrated cover girl was showing off her new boyfriend.
Yep, it's official and a source close to the couple tells PEOPLE, "They are very serious."
But the pair, who met through a mutual friend about six months ago, started off as friends, the source says.
Originally posted 09/28/2013 02:00PM
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.
Originally posted 08/03/2013 04:00PM
Surprise! That prickly, cruel and oft-wise entertainment mogul Simon Cowell is going to be a dad. And more shocking still, the new mother is the wife of one of his good friends, a touchy detail that elicited surprise this week.
But enough about just him, here are the five stories that sparked strongest reactions from readers this past week – the news that made you happy, sad, laugh out loud, angry and even saying 'Wow'!
Originally posted 07/31/2013 12:50PM
These stars may need to dial down the décolletage just a tad
Originally posted 05/29/2013 02:30PM
After a spokesperson for the brand disparaged Upton's looks, they used her on a catalog without her consent
Originally posted 05/10/2013 05:05PM
The curvaceous model dishes on all things body in her June cover story
Originally posted 03/23/2013 04:00PM
Don't rent that tux just yet, Jake Davidson.
To be sure, of all the invitations that Kate Upton has received in the past year, none has been more memorable than the Los Angeles teen's playful video asking her to the prom.
"It was so flattering," Upton, 20, tells PEOPLE. "The video was so cute, and I really appreciated it. There was something about it that I knew I had to respond."
And good news for Davidson: he displayed a character trait that Upton likes.
Originally posted 03/21/2013 01:30PM
Kate Upton gets invited to everything – parties, pageants, premieres.
Upton, 20, must have been a little taken aback by Jake Davidson's now-famous video, in which the Los Angeles teen amusingly invites the supermodel to his senior prom.
But isn't that what every girl wants? A guy who's sweet and full of surprises, and not afraid to express himself with a dozen roses?
Upton says she's thinking about it. But what is she waiting for? Here's are five reason why Kate shouldn't let a guy like Jake get away.
Originally posted 03/20/2013 10:45AM
What's a guy to do when he doesn't have a girlfriend and prom is approaching?
Ask Kate Upton to go. Obviously!
Jake Davidson, an intrepid high-school senior in Los Angeles, figured he didn't have much to lose. So, he filmed a cute video inviting the 20-year-old supermodel to his prom.
And now, she's actually thinking about it.
"You had me at hello. You are the yin to my yang," Davidson says in the amusing homemade clip. "I'm Jewish, 5'9" on a really good day, and I can't dance. At all. You're Christian, 5'10" and that 'Cat Daddy' video should've won an Oscar for best short film. You could say this is destiny."
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