New couple alert: Kanye West and Kim Kardashian?

Dec 15, 2011 at 2:05 p.m. ET

New couple alert? Kanye West couldn't keep his eyes (or hands) off Kim Kardashian at his Watch the Throne afterparty in Los Angeles last weekend. Allegedly, of course.

Critics might argue that "hopeless romantic" Kim Kardashian needs better taste in men. (Or perhaps just fewer of them to taste.) The newly single socialite was reportedly spied making googly eyes at hip-hopster Kanye West during his Watch the Throne afterparty in Los Angeles over the weekend.

Yep, those pesky "Kim K. and Kanye Are Dating" rumors that have been popping up on The Gossip Wire since 2008 are back just in time for the holidays.

According to one spywitness, the pair engaged in some pretty heavy-duty pawing and PDA despite Kanye's reported romance with model Kate Upton and the fact that Kim is still technically a married woman.

A squeal says, "Kanye was eating Kim up like she was a piece of cake," a delicacy the soon-to-be divorcée has been known to appreciate.

Word is Kim and Kanye might have actually hooked up after the "H.A.M." rapper filmed a cameo on E!'s Kourtney and Kim Take New York last year.

In November, Kanye's former girlfriend, model Amber Rose, was asked about Kimmy's supposed fling with Yeezy on The Wendy Williams Show. She wouldn't give a straight answer -- which is usually Hollywood-speak for "Heck yes!" (But you didn't hear that from us!)

"I mean, come on, like you know… We'll keep it cute," she said coyly.

The model was much more direct when asked about her own Kardashian-related fling.

Amber hooked up with Kim's ex, NFL star Reggie Bush, after the two broke up in 2010. She insists, however, that she was not the reason for their split.

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"I'm not a homewrecker. I broke up with Kanye and [Reggie] broke up with Kim. We met after. We were both going through a hard time. We were each other's rebounds. It was brief, it was nice," Amber explained.

We've got a feeling Khloe Kardashian won't be pleased with this latest development in her newly-single sister's always-eventful love life.

With the recent NBA trade of her hubby Lamar, Dallas-bound Khloe has a lot on her plate at the moment. But that hasn't stopped her from playing cupid.

The man for the match? Reggie.

While Kim has been in contact with Reggie since splitting from Kris Humphries, it's Khloe who speaks to him the most.

"Khloe and Reggie have been speaking practically every day," a friend says. "Khloe is trying to get them back together."

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