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The Kid Laroi Calls Tate McRae His ‘Girlfriend’ On Stage at Dublin Concert: Watch

The two singers have been sparking dating rumours for months.

The Kid LAROI and Tate McRae

The Kid LAROI and Tate McRae

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The Kid Laroi just made things official. After months of rumors that he and Tate McRae are dating, the “Stay” singer confirmed to fans at his Sunday (April 14) show in Ireland that the Canadian pop star — who was watching from the wings — is his girlfriend.

The moment came between songs while Laroi was on stage, telling the crowd at 3Arena in Dublin, “I need everybody in here to sing this as loud as they can because my girlfriend’s here tonight, and I don’t want to look lame.”

Fan cameras then panned to stage left, capturing McRae giggling while watching the show from backstage. “If you guys don’t sing this really loud …,” the Australian artist added. “It’s going to embarrass me.”


Billboard has reached out to reps for both Laroi and McRae for comment.

Laroi is currently overseas on the European leg of his The First Time Tour, supporting his 2023 debut album of the same name. The set debuted at No. 26 on the Billboard 200 and features collaborations with BTS’ Jung Kook, Central Cee, Future and more.

Fans have speculated for months now that he and the “Greedy” singer are an item, with the two 20-year-old musicians first sparking dating rumors earlier this year. The couple has stepped out for a few dinner dates in recent months and, while speaking to Billboard on the red carpet at the iHeartRadio Music Awards April 1, McRae laughed and covered her face when asked about whether she’d ever release a song with her beau.

“Maybe,” she said through giggles at the time. “He’s amazing.”

Watch the moment The Kid Laroi called Tate McRae his girlfriend below.

This article was first published by Billboard U.S.

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