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Nick Cannon & Chilli show some serious PDA in new music video

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Could Nick Cannon and Chilli's 'romance' be just another Hollywood publicity stunt?

Never let it be said that Nick Cannon has a hard time moving on. The former Mr. Mariah Carey is rumored to be spending time with Rozonda "Chilli" Thomas of TLC. Clearly someone has a type — strong entertainers.

Cannon is fueling the rumors by sharing the spotlight in the music video for his new song "If I Was Your Man" with Chilli. In Instagram photos from the set, the chemistry between the two is clear.

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If the song's title is any indication, the two aren't quite dating yet. But judging by this picture, they should be.

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In a recent interview, Cannon had high praise for Chilli. In fact, he thinks so highly of her that he doesn't want to date her. "Where I am at in my life, you can't just play with a woman like that," he said on The Breakfast Club. "You have to be serious... I don't want to mess with nothing I can't stand firm and be a committed man in."

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A source told E! that their shared background in entertainment makes for a savvy couple. "Chilli is a very mature woman that's been around the music industry for some time and gets it," says the insider. That sounds a little Swiftian, but we have to admit, they would make a great couple.

The source continued, "Nick has always had a crush on her growing up. He thinks she is beautiful." Does he think that, or does his publicist?

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Could Nick Cannon and Chilli's 'romance' be just another Hollywood publicity stunt?
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