Much like Maksim Chmerkovskiy and Meryl Davis before them, the couple’s fans have yearned to see them get together beyond the dance floor.
Now, Derek Hough is talking about these internet-fueled dating rumors.
Since September 2007, Hough has become known for his work on the ABC dance-competition series, Dancing with the Stars, on which he has won a record six seasons.
All of his grandparents were dancers, and his parents met while on a ballroom dancing team in college in Idaho.
He is the second cousin of musicians Riker, Rydel, Rocky, and Ross Lynch from R5, their maternal grandmothers are sisters.
pro dancer revealed he'll be leaving the popular dance competition, he confessed there are some more changes coming in his near future.
Jennifer Lopez is NOT hooking up with Derek Hough, despite an inaccurate report. Her team was instructed to pay him whatever it took to lure him away from ‘Dancing With The Stars.'” “[Lopez] has arranged a few fancy dinners under the guise of ‘talking shop,'” alleges the outlet’s supposed insider, adding, “but it’s really just an excuse to get him alone.” Gossip Cop looked into the claim, and a source close to Lopez exclusively assures us the tabloid’s report is “not true.” The singer is not hooking up with Hough, nor did she lure him away from “Dancing With The Stars” so they could get together.
They two also posed for pictures together, Kate showing off her toned arms in a sleeveless white dress and Derek looking dapper in a dark suit.
This of course isn't the first in-demand Hollywood starlet Derek has been linked to.
Derek has also been rumored to have romanced Lauren Conrad, Nina Dobrev and Nikki Reed in the past.
News broke of Kate and Matt's split on Monday, when his rep confirmed that the two have been separated "for some time now," after four years together.
dance floor and displayed their amazing chemistry, and now the pair are finally taking on the rumors of their relationship.
Most of the dating rumors for Mota and Hough have come via the internet, with wishful fans hoping that the pair hook up.
Sources tell Us Weekly the foursome hit up a show at the Troubadour in L. before heading to a birthday party for the Houghs' actress Reed were "making out like fiends" during O. Adds another onlooker: "Julianne and her boyfriend looked like they were having a dance party together." PHOTOS: Rebound romances From there, the two couples made their way to the Sayers Club in L. A fellow club-goer tells Us that both pairs were very affectionate and into the music, and danced for hours to songs like Pharrell Williams' "Happy," Rihanna's "Birthday Cake," Beyonce's "Drunk in Love," and Cali Swag District's "Teach Me How to Dougie." Julianne's beau was "the life of the party," the onlooker tells Us of Washington Capitals player Laich, noting that he was "constantly dancing and making jokes." (He and the actress, 25, were set up by a mutual friend and have been dating since earlier this year.) PHOTOS: DWTS' hottest hookups Derek, meanwhile, packed on the PDA with Reed, who split from husband Paul Mc Donald earlier this year.