Model Kate Upton, dancer Maksim Chmerkovskiy split, reports say

Kate Upton and dancer Maksim Chmerkovskiy are no more: The couple have reportedly split.

Commence happy dance, boys.


The curvaceous Sports Illustrated Swimsuit model and "Dancing With the Stars" alum have called it quits, according to several reports.

"They are really good friends still and speak all the time, but their schedules just made it too difficult, and it fell apart," a source told Us Weekly. "[Chmerkovskiy] has a lot of respect for her, but it just wasn't working anymore."

"They've been done for a while," another source told People.

The pair had been linked since last June after the two were spotted canoodling at a dinner around Upton's 21st birthday.

In late September, "The Other Woman" star and the Ukrainian ballroom bad boy were photographed holding hands while taking a stroll in New York's West Village. Despite months of rumors, their public display practically confirmed they were official, even though they said it didn't necessarily mean they were dating.

Then, in October, Chmerkovskiy, 33, confirmed that they were romantically involved.

"She's an amazing person," the ballroom-dancing hunk told the mag. "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."

But a friend of the couple told E! News that the recent reports of the break-up were getting to be "a little over the top."

"It was never really that serious," the source told E!, adding that the relationship had been "more like friends-with-benefits than anything else."

"Things actually fizzled out between them in September," the insider added. "Maks moved to L.A. for his acting career and Kate relocated to NYC. After that, they actually didn't see very much of each other. There's no hard feelings. I'm sure they'll remain friendly."

And there you have it. It seems like Upton's officially back on the market.



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