Donnie Wahlberg and Jenny McCarthy are dating
While there isn't much concrete information on the new celebrity couple, People confirms that the two are indeed an item. How did it start? The genesis for this love match may have been Wahlberg's appearance on McCarthy's self-titled talk show in March.
Before the interview even aired, McCarthy promoted it as sexiness unchained. "Let's just say we visually give '50 Shades of Grey' a run for its money," she wrote in a blog.
The interview itself was filled with lots of sexual innuendo from beginning to end -- and there were red lollipops for both to suck. McCarthy got right down to it with questions like, "Do you talk dirty while you're having sex?" Wahlberg's affirmative response seemed to excite McCarthy very much.
Still, McCarthy and Wahlberg may have simply continued to haunt one another's fantasies for awhile after that interview. In April, McCarthy confirmed that she was single and looking for a man -- quite possibly a man she had as a talk-show guest.
The couple is keeping things quiet for now, so the public does not know its seriousness. Will the talk-show host and the "Blue Bloods" star (formerly of New Kids on the Block) have what it takes to keep the passion going?
It's hard to say. For now, they're just "hangin' tough."