Maksim ChmerkovskiyMaksim Chmerkovskiy has finally admitted that he and Kate Upton are an item. And can I just say ... it's about freaking time! I never understood this need for secrecy. Did they feel like they needed to hide it just in case their relationship only lasted 10 seconds? Or was it to avoid the public scrutiny? I mean, I guess both reasons would make sense. It's hard to keep any relationship going, let alone one that is so ridiculously in the public eye. Well, whatever the reason, the cats (officially) out of the bag now. But for the record — we knew it was true back in September — even if they refused to admit it!

So now we have it straight from the horses mouth! Maks recently went on the record about his relationship with Upton to Us Weekly. And, actually, he was very sweet about the whole thing. While at an event for his brother, Val, in Beverly Hills on Thursday he said about Kate:

She's an amazing person. We have an incredible time together, and, you know, I definitely didn’t see that coming and I think neither did she. We enjoy each other's company very much and like I said, she's a great girl that I never thought anything romantic like this could have happened.

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From what we can tell, the relationship has been going on since at least June, though no time frame was actually confirmed. But I can say I am rooting for the former Dancing With the Star hottie and the voluptuous Sports Illustrated super model to make it work. Can you just imagine the babies these two would create!?

Is there someone (other than yourself!) that you would rather see Maks with?

 

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