Is Kate Upton Dating ‘Dancing With the Stars’ Pro Maksim Chmerkovskiy?

Rumors regarding Kate Upton’s love life are swirling again. This time, the Sports Illustrated model has been linked to Dancing With the Stars pro Maksim Chmerkovskiy.

Us Weekly reports “multiple insiders” have confirmed that the two are indeed dating, with one eyewitness spotted the duo recently sharing a “very intimate meal” at Scalinatella in New York City’s Upper East Side.

“It’s very new,” another source says. “They were set up through friends. They just started dating.”

However, other sources have gone to E! News with conflicting news, telling the website that the duo “are just good friends” and aren’t romantically linked.

Previously, Upton, 21, has been linked to baseball MVP Justin Verlander.

As for Chmerkovskiy, he was previously engaged to fellow professional dancer Karina Smirnoff before splitting with her September 2009. In 2012, the 33-year-old started dating DWTS pro Peta Murgatroyd. The couple called it quits this February.