Val Chmerkovskiy is playing coy about romance rumors linking him to Amber Rose.
The Dancing With the Stars pro -- whose brother, Maksim, was Rose's partner on this season of the reality dancing competition series -- shared some steamy snapshots with the TV personality taken during her 33rd birthday over the weekend.
However, Chmerkovskiy brushed aside the speculation when speaking with ET's Angelique Jackson after Monday's DWTS.
"You know, I post a lot of pictures with Laurie too and, for some reason, thankfully, there's no romance rumors there!" Chmerkovskiy said, referring to his 16-year-old DWTS partner, Olympic gymnast Laurie Hernandez.
"I can't control what people think," the 30-year-old Ukrainian dancer quickly added. "I live my life and I try to live it, you know, the way I want to live it."
Chmerkovskiy took to Instagram on Sunday to share his birthday wishes with Rose, alongside a very cozy pic of the two of them from her party.
Meanwhile, Rose shared a pic of Chmerkovskiy hugging her around the waist with his head resting on her chest, which she captioned simply, "Ukrainian Hottie."
Chmerkovskiy also replied to comments that he and Rose would clearly make a cute couple, boasting, "I'd make a cute couple with a lot of people, you know what I'm sayin'?"
While he didn't confirm or deny any potential romance, the pro dancer had nothing but praise for the model's performances on DWTS.
"I'm proud of Amber for coming in and embracing the process and doing her very best [while] looking great," Chmerkovskiy marveled. "Obviously, because she was my brother's partner especially, I was rooting for them."
While admitting that their choice was partially influenced by "diluted favoritism," the pair said that Hernandez legitimately has "the biggest potential out of this field." Check out the video below to hear more.