On our love radar is Winnie Harlow, born Chantelle Whitney Brown-Young. A Canadian-born model and public advocate for the skin condition known as Vitiligo. The 26-year-old came into stardom in 2014 when she contested in America’s Next Top Model. The fashion star previously dated rapper Wiz Khalifa; however, they split after one-year together in October 2019.
The pandemic has been stressful and depressing for everyone, so it is refreshing to see a love story bloom finally!
Kyle Kuzma, the beau, is an American basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers. We know he played in the Rising Stars Challenge during the 2018 NBA All-Star Weekend. Here, he was named to the NBA All-Rookie First Team at the end of the season.
Winnie Harlow and Her Latest Man, Kyle
Winnie and Kyle had always been just friends until sources spotted them holding hands in Los Angeles earlier in 2020.
The rumors grew when the model posted some of her first pictures with Kyle’s new and cute white pup. Dedicated fans started to notice Winnie and Kyle leaving flirty comments on each other’s social media pages. Kyle commented on a post calling the model a “B U TEE.”
People would have passed it off for a regular comment until Winnie commented on Kyle’s picture, “Who’s the model now?” This definitely set up more speculations.
The height of the assumption finally went through the roof when the pair held hands on a walk through Los Angeles Neighborhood on May 16.
Complete Lovebirds, We Like!
The former America’s Next Top Model star shared a particularly racy photo of her posing with Kyle, looking very cozy, not-so-silently confirming the brewing dating rumors.
Winnie decided to let everyone jump to various conclusions as she did not caption the image. However, that did not stop her excited fans from putting two and two together.
Celebrities did not refrain from showing their surprise and delight. Even Kylie Jenner was stunned at the intimate, bold picture and left a comment: Ok, ok!’
Her fans left comments; ‘This is what you do when you’re about to enter the bubble for 45 days.’ One jokingly commented, ‘HANDS ABOVE THE EQUATOR SIR.’
Winnie Confirms Her Relationship With Kyle
If anyone had doubted whether the pair were really together or not, Winnie has taken her time to erase the doubts. The Model and the basketball player have been seen together since the spring, and it is looking like they are on to something serious.
The 26-year-old model took the Covid-19 test after it was revealed that family and “established long-standing personal friends” will be able to enter the NBA Bubble at Walt Disney World ahead of the second round of playoffs in Orlando, Florida.
Harlow joined Kuzma in Orlando once the teams that made the playoffs were could invite family members into the NBA bubble. Winnie also posted on her Instagram stories showing her plane ticket to Florida and the beautiful view from an Orlando balcony.
Heavy on the PDA!
The lovebirds have been displaying their affection for each other, especially on social media. On Kuzma’s birthday in July, Harlow posted a carousel of images of just him and the two of them together, including a very adorable pic of the two of them sleeping on separate ends of a video chat.
“Endless hours of quarantine FaceTimes, and now I’m hooked,” she captioned. “Blessed to know your beautiful heart and soul.”
Winnie was heavy on the PDA with her basketball beau as she posed on his lap and displayed her signature raven locks on Monday.
The model, 26, looked every inch the loyal girlfriend in a matching Hills jersey and wrapped her arms around her boyfriend in the Instagram post captioned: ‘Twin.’
Fully involved in their relationship, the couple, on October 31, recreated a legendary magazine cover. Kuzma and Harlow posed as Harry Belafonte and Dorothy Dandridge as they appeared on the front of a 1955 edition of Tan magazine.
In his caption, Kuzma wrote, “Two of the most iconic Black entertainers in the 20th century that paved the way for generations to come.”
They even changed into another costume created by a high-powered makeup team’s skills. Here, he and Harlow dressed up as Frankenstein’s Monster and the Bride of Frankenstein with
Winnie and Kyle have taken the spot for NBA cutest couple ever since Dwyane Wade retired, and his and Gabrielle Union’s love has entered the postseason. These two cannot get enough of each other as they show us with their constant posts on each other’s social media. They are also almost always together.
With Winnie being Kyle’s biggest cheerleader and Kyle being Winnie’s support buddy, these two have raised the bar high! We can’t wait to see more of them and their adorable photos. We wish them the best and cheers to a lovely quarantine love story!