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TLCs Chilli Is Dating THIS 90's Heartthrob!

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By Taylor Hodgkins on January 3, 2023 at 7:30 PM EST

Chilli's 2023 seems to be heating up!

We're barely into the new year and it looks like the TLC singer's heart is being well taken care of. Chilli has seemingly been making room for a new love to come into her life, and it looks like her new man has arrived!

Reports of a romance between Chilli and a fellow '90s entertainer began surfacing at the end of 2022, and as of January 3rd, the pair are a confirmed couple!

Read on to find out who Chilli's lucky man is, and how the TLC alumna may have prepared herself for new love to enter her orbit!

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Chilli Wished Her Instagram Followers A Prosperous New Year With A Post About 'Perfect Timing' On Instagram

Three days ago, Chilli posted an encouraging Instagram post, inviting her followers to trust divine timing!

The text post read, "God has perfect timing. Never early and never late. It takes a little patience and a lot of faith." The post was 'liked' by "Boy Meets World" alumna Danielle Fischel.

Chilli agreed with the post's message in her caption, writing, "Won't HE do it!!!!!! Blessed Sabbath day Everyone," she continued with a praying hands emoji, "May YESUHA bless yall with a WAVE of blessings in the New Year and every year after!!!" She concluded her post with the hashtag '#Godisgood.'

Several of Chilli's followers shared their agreement.

Entertainer Mike Teezy commented, "Facts!! Always right on time," along with a '100%' emoji.

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"And if it doesn't happen... it means he has something better in store for you," one of Chilli's followers wrote.

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Chilli Goes Public With Her New Love!

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It seems as if a higher power could've had a hand in bringing a new romance into the TLC alumna's life!

Three days after Chilli shared this encouraging post on Instagram, her relationship with fellow 1990s entertainer Matthew Lawrence was officially confirmed!

According to Us Weekly, the pair had begun dating in November, following Lawrence's divorce from Cheryl Burke. The pair were married in 2019.

The "Dancing With The Stars" alumna has been extremely open about her divorce from Lawrence.

According to The Blast's report on Burke's retirement from the top-rated reality show, she compared her 'DWTS' exit with the heartbreak inspired by divorce.

Burke opened up to Page Six about the range of emotions she felt about her retirement milestone.

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"[It's been] so hard. This is like another type of divorce, but an amicable one. I am overwhelmed. I am trying to hold back the tears, I would say, because I really wanted to perform the best I could," Burke told the publication. "Now with all of that behind me, it's bittersweet... but I just have to trust my intuition. I do know that I love to evolve as a human being," she continued, "I think for me, I've done 26 seasons as a professional dancer and I know I am more than capable to do other things as well," Burke concluded. (per The Blast)

Lawrence and Burke's divorce was finalized in September; According to official court documents obtained by The Blast, the pair's marriage was dissolved on September 19th, 2022.

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Chilli's representative had previously denied romance rumors pertaining to her client and the former 1990's heartthrob.

Us Weekly reveals her representative had denied anything had been going on between the duo three months after Chilli and Lawrence started seeing one another. Chilli's rep had denied their romance by telling the publication the duo were "just friends."

The pair had been spotted on a romantic getaway in Hawaii last summer. According to TMZ, the twosome was spotted having "some intense convos" by their fellow beach attendees. Oh, to be a fly on the wall!

Chilli and Matthew Lawrence commemorated their relationship by filming a video of themselves rocking matching onesies on New Year's Eve, shortly after the duo spent the holidays together in Atlanta, per Us Weekly.

Cheers to a new love taking flight during the new year!

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