Back on Wednesday's The Talk, the panelists revealed the nominations of select categories.
Whoopi poked fun at the rival talk show host on Thursday's show, saying to the audience:
Burn, Baby! Burn!
Eyewitnesses even saw them "cuddling and holding hands!" Ooh la la!
And get this — one source says he even went over to her house for a lil
hanky panky pizza the very next night! AHHHH!!!
But apparently "they're just hooking up right now." So it's nothing serious. But we seem to recall a heated tryst of flirting back in 2009…
The night before Russell swept Katy off her feet at his hosted VMA's, John and KatyKat were seen canoodling at New York's Gold Bar:
"They were so flirty and all over each other that night at the bar, they really liked each other. Their personalities just clicked and they were flirting and dancing and it was on."
But obviously all of that was shattered by the sharp, witty charm of Mr. Brand twenty-four hours later…
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