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Are Mark and Bristol dating? The question's been on our minds all season. The controversial couple was nothing but adorable together, and sometimes they seemed closer than just friends. Plus, we think Mark's a way better guy than Bristol's ex, Levi.

However, today Mark put the idea to rest, tweeting: "Hey listen up. Dont understand y ppl R bummed bout interviews I do abt the show. ive done nothing but stick up 4 & protect Bristol... We are great friends and still talk all the time. And she is still my most improved partner and I am sooo proud of her... We are not romantically involved. Sorry if u were hoping for that. But we are really just good friends. I love Bristol and am so proud :)"

Okay, so not dating. But he loves her and they still talk all the time. Maybe one day...

Source: Twitter

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