Monday 26 September 2022 10:02 PM Khloe Kardashian is NOT dating the Italian actor Michele Morrone trends now
Khloé Kardashian is not moving on with the Italian actor Michele Morrone despite excited fans jumping to the conclusion that they were dating.
A representative for Morrone, 31, cleared up the confusion to TMZ on Monday.
According to them, he and the 38-year-old Kardashians star met for the first time on the day that they were spotted cozying up together at her sister Kim Kardashian's collaborative Dolce & Gabbana fashion show.
Nothing to see here: Khloé Kardashian is not dating the Italian actor Michele Morrone, despite speculation set off by an affectionate photo of the two at the Dolce & Gabbana show for Milan Fashion Week. A rep for the Italian actor told TMZ that they met for the first time at the who
Rumors of a relationship began swirling after the two posed together for a photo, with Michele wrapping his arm around Khloé and placing his face just inches from her face, even as she put on her own sultry look while facing away from him.
As striking as the photo was, it all took place at the request of Dolce & Gabbana, though that didn't stop Morrone from sharing the photo to his Instagram Stories and setting off the speculation.
'Dolce and Gabbana asked them to take a photo at the show,' his rep told People. 'Michele said she was very nice, and that was the extent of it.'
Another source also confirmed to the publication that Khloé had 'never met [Morrone] before' the Milan Fashion Week.
'She just met him in Milan that night,' they continued. 'They are not dating. She has no plans to see him again.'
Short and sweet: 'Dolce and Gabbana asked them to take a photo at the show,' his rep told People. 'Michele said she was very nice, and that was the extent of it'
Morrone is said to currently be single. In 2014, he married the artist Rouba Saadeh, but the two separated in 2018.
Back in June, Khloé was reported to be dating a private equity investor, but few updates have materialized about the reported relationship.
In the image that set off speculation, the 365 Days star Michele was seen wearing a copper-hued silk shirt which he wore open at the collar and a pair of black PVC trousers as he cozied-up to Khloe.
Khloé looked glamorous in a black catsuit and a diamanté encrusted pair of hotpants and matching corset top as she prepared to head to the Dolce & Gabbana SS23 show on Saturday.
She could be seen leaning in to Michele and standing with her arm around him while wearing a pair of dark sunglasses in the snap.
The pair were later seen chatting and affectionately touching each other as they enjoyed the afterparty in the Italian city.
Fashionista: The reality star was seen getting close to the hunky Italian actor, 31, in a picture which went viral on social media ahead of the Dolce & Gabbana show; seen on Saturday
Michele could be seen resting his hand in the small of Khloé's back as he spoke into her ear over the loud music while Khloé touched his arm as she spoke.
MailOnline has contacted representatives for Khloé and Michele for comment.
Khloé's fans were quick to take to social media after seeing Michele's original picture, with many delighted with what they saw.
Getting to know one another? The pair were later seen chatting and affectionately touching each other as they enjoyed the afterparty in the Italian city
Deep in conversation: Michele could be seen resting his hand in the small of Khloé's back as he spoke into her ear over the loud music
One person wrote on Twitter: '@khloekardashian has THE pic with Michele Morrone and I am here for it!!! Khloe baby girl come back season with him pleaseeeeee'
While another posted: 'Shipping Khloe Kardashian with Michele Morrone so hard.'
Someone else shared: 'You don’t understand after i’ve seen that picture i NEED Khloe Kardashian and Michele Morrone together.'
While another person tweeted: 'Okay Michele Morrone and Khloe Kardashian???? PLEASE this is a power couple that I just need to happen????'
Happy bunch: Khloe's fans were quick to take to social media after seeing Michele's original picture, with many delighted with what they saw
'@khloekardashian To even think for a second that Khloe is dating that absolute banger Michele Morrone makes me the happiest!! He is delicious and she deserves every inch,' wrote another fan.
While someone else remarked: 'Khloe Kardashian really said TRISTAN WHO? Because I’m so here for her and Michele Morrone. Sis really got her lick back!!!!'
'Oh wow okay Michele Morrone and Khloe Kardashian girl is about to get the 365 days treatment,' posted someone.
And another eager social media user wrote;