There's no denying the chemistry between Ariana Grande and Social House's Mikey Foster in the music video for their new song "Boyfriend" — which explains why the internet instantly speculated that the pair were dating IRL following its release on Thursday. And, it turns out their suspicions are spot-on, according to People.
A source told the publication that the collaborators have struck up a romance, but they aren't putting any labels on their relationship status. Meanwhile, The Blast claims that their friendship has "taken a passionate new turn in the recent months."
Rumors of a romance between the musicians began in June when Mikey posted an incredibly sweet (boyfriend-like) birthday tribute for Ariana on Instagram. “Ur one of the most incredible people the universe has to offer. I hope this year offers u nothing but the joy u deserve. Love u. happy birthday," he captioned a baby photo of Grande alongside a blue heart emoji. In the comments section, Ari replied: “love u sooooooo much."
Less than two months later, in the "Bofyriend" music video, Foster and Grande play two people who have a deep connection but don't want to define their relationship. "People want to feel love but don’t want to define their relationship & have trouble fully committing or trusting or allowing themselves to fully love someone. Even tho they want to," Ariana explained about the song's meaning on Twitter, which sounds a lot like the couple's current situation.
well, i feel like this song captures a common theme in the lives of so many people i know ! people want to feel love but don’t want to define their relationship & have trouble fully committing or trusting or allowing themselves to fully love someone. even tho they want to. 🌫 https://t.co/28CfLoJseu— Ariana Grande (@ArianaGrande) August 1, 2019
spoiler for the rest of this year / probably my life: it’s no one. please refer back to this tweet for future questions. 🖤— Ariana Grande (@ArianaGrande) January 1, 2019