Are Glee’s Jake (Jacob Artist) and Marley (Melissa Benoist) about to get together or aren’t they?

Just when a brand new photo of Glee Project winner Blake Jenner (Ryder) in character on the Glee set had us wondering if McKinley’s newest jock might have a bit of a crush on Marley, now it’s looking like Jake and Marley might be taking the next step in their relationship after all.

Sure, Ryder might have his arm around Marley in that photo (what would we call them, anyway: Ryley? Marder? Let’s go with Ryley.) but things could still be totally platonic.

Enter this new photo of Jacob Artist, tweeted by co-star Melissa Benoist on September 26. The picture shows Jacob, likely on set filming Glee Season 4, Episode 6: “Grease,” and sitting at the table of what appears to be a very nice restaurant.

All by his lonesome. @jacobartist” she tweeted. Um, Melissa. He can’t be all by his lonesome if he’s there with you.

Credit: Mike Yarish/FOX ©2012 Fox Broadcasting Co.

Does this mean that Jake and Marley are on a date? Because that’s certainly what it looks like to us!

Of course, it’s always possible that Jake and Marley are on some sort of a group outing with their fellow New Directions pals. The table does seem to be set for a lot more than just two people! And we’re still not sure why Jake is looking so frowny and depressed. Cheer up, buddy.

What do you think: is Jarley officially an item — or is one little photo not nearly enough proof to have you convinced?

Source: Melissa Benoist on Twitter

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