Kate Upton Single, Kate Upton is a Sports Illustrated cover girl and although desirable, is still single. She’s been rumored to be dating Detroit Tigers’ Justin Verlander, but during an interview with FOX 2 Detroit on Thursday, she maintained that she’s not dating anyone.
“Actually, I’m single right now,” she said in the interview when asked if she had plans to marry Verlander, USA Today Sports reports. “So I spent my [Valentine’s Day] in Melbourne, Fla.” That same day, Verlander tweeted “Happy Valentine’s Day ladies.”
According to Sports World Report, rumors that the two were dating stemmed from them shooting a commercial together and then Upton attending a game of his. His father also fueled rumors, saying he “heard he has been on dates with a Sports Illustrated girl.”
It was also rumored they spent New Year’s in St. Thomas. But with all of her newfound attention because of her second SI cover, Upton remains grounded. “I’ve been so busy running around,” she said. “I haven’t paid attention to the reaction.”