Kate Upton is making her rounds on the dating scene. Just one week after rumors circulated that the model was dating former “Dancing with the Stars” professional Maksim Chmerkovskiy, new reports are claiming the 21-year-old has eyes for another famous face.
According to a report from Radar Online, Upton has moved on to 24-year-old NBA star Blake Griffin. The Los Angeles Clippers player and Sports Illustrated cover model were reportedly seen enjoying a night out together in Manhattan this week; Eye witnesses spotted the duo dining at Beauty & Essex restaurant before dancing the night away at Avenue night club. “Blake arrived first with a group of friends around 10:30 p.m. and then Kate strolled in around 11:30 p.m. to join the group,” a source revealed.
While neither star has confirmed their recent outing, the duo was reportedly not shy about showing their public affections for one another. “Kate and Blake were cuddling and holding hands,” said a source. "They looked like they were having a great time in each other’s company… Blake and Kate danced all night long with each other.”
Last week, US Weekly reported that Upton had just started seeing former reality TV star Maksim Chmerkovskiy, 33, after the two were spotted enjoying a romantic dinner at Scalinatella in Manhattan. While Upton appears to have moved on, Radar Online reported Friday that the model is still interested in pursuing a relationship with the Ukrainian-native, a source claiming the NBA athlete and model are “just friends.”
Upton made headlines Thursday after doing what she is known for, modeling. The blonde beauty was seen posing half-nude while riding a horse and sporting pigtails. In a video obtained by TMZ, Upton can be seen attempting to keep her famous curves hidden from cameras before following a crew members' direction to “drop trou."