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Kristin Chenoweth: Dating is making me gain weight!

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Kristin Chenoweth talks single life, dating

Kristin Chenoweth is like the tiniest woman alive, but she says dating is making her gain weight. We don't see it, Kristin.

Singer — and American Country Awards host — Kristin Chenoweth has been in the rumor mill lately, thanks to her new relationship with former Bachelor star Jake Pavelka.

"We have been spending a little time together," she coyly told People last week.

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SheKnows had to get the lowdown on her relationship status when we caught up with her over the weekend. The pint-sized singer didn't cop to her relationship with the pilot, though she did manage to explain why dating is wreaking havoc on her life.

"I'm gaining weight because I'm eating out a lot!" she lamented to us.

Uh, what weight, Kristin?

So, is she in a relationship with Pavelka? The pair has been spotted everywhere from West Hollywood to the reality star's hometown in Texas over the past couple of months. Chenoweth didn't spill the beans on their relationship, unfortunately.

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The one thing she did say about dating: It's fun to meet new people.

"I've been a relationship person," she said. "A serial monogamist. A lot of women know what that's like."

We do know she only has eyes for one man when it comes to the ACAs. The 44-year-old Oklahoma native told us she begged and pleaded to host the show with friend and last year's co-host Trace Adkins.

"He's so fun," she said. "We just have such a good time together. I don't know why we have chemistry. We probably shouldn't but we do. I just love him."

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We can't wait to see that chemistry in action again tonight when the American Country Awards air on Fox.

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