In September, . After initially being spotted hitting it off at Joe’s pool party, the two simultaneously posted photos in Turks & Caicos a few weeks later. While the supposed couple tried to stay low-key by not posting any pictures together, it wasn’t too hard for Internet detectives to put the pieces together and hypothesize that they went on a romantic getaway. 

While Budden and Monique (whose IG handle is ‘therealcateyes’) have successfully kept things secretive, a slip-up seems to have confirmed that they are in fact still dating. Monique posted a photo on IG, showing off her killer body and acknowledging how banging she looks with the caption, “And to think… I changed clothes before going out.” Budden popped up in the comments asking which occasion she was referring to and she gave the suggestive response, “U already know when n where [tongue out emoji].” Based on this interaction, one can infer that the two have been spending time together. 

Joe Budden & His New Girl Get Flirtatious In IG Comments Section

Perhaps we’ll learn more about Joe’s new boo on the tenth season of Love & Hip Hop: New York, since . If this ends up being the case, Monique might get dragged into a messy situation with .