The Internet couldn’t help but make speculations about the real score between James Reid and Filipino-American model Kelsey Merritt after they were recently spotted ~getting cozy~ in Los Angeles, California. ICYDK, Kelsey is now based in LA while James is in town working with music label and artist management Transparent Arts.
A viral TikTok video showed the two sitting in a car with Kelsey leaning on James’ shoulder, which made netizens quick to speculate that the two *might* actually be dating.
An anonymous Instagram user also posted a series of “paparazzi” photos, further fueling the speculations between the two.
Don’t get your hopes up, though. James recently shut down the romance rumors with an Instagram post, which confirmed that the controversial photos were actually for his new single. Surprise, surprise!
“Lovescene: u & i… Out now on all streaming platforms,” he wrote on Instagram. He definitely put the Internet into a frenzy with the unexpected ~plot twist~.
"u & i" is James' first single off of his highly anticipated album LOVESCENE, which is set to release in October this year. We can’t wait for more of your future projects, James!
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