Too cute! Nikki Bella and Artem Chigvintsev walked their first red carpet together at the Kids’ Choice Sports Awards on Thursday, July 11, and they did not disappoint. The adorable couple packed on the PDA and looked like they had an absolute blast at the colorful event. The Total Bellas star took home the “Queen of Swag” award and seemed happy to have her beau by her side. In the past few weeks, they’ve been turning up the heat on their romance and have been sharing a lot more of each other on social media. Although Nikki doesn’t like to use labels, we’ll call them ~red carpet~ official. Keep scrolling to see photos!
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Fun and Funky
The 35-year-old WWE babe and Dancing With the Stars pro, 37, looked picture-perfect at the casual event. Nikki showed off her killer abs in lime green leggings and a white crop top while Artem wore blue slacks and a white button-down shirt.
“And can we just say how cute is Artem with Birdie?” Nikki asked her sister during their July 3 episode. “They’re very cute together,” Brie agreed. The lovestruck girlfriend continued, “And she loves him … he’s going to make an amazing father.”
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Nikki does not have any kids and Brie only has one daughter with her husband, Daniel Bryan. It sounds like we need more baby Bellas running around!
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“Whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa … You just said he’s going to make an amazing father!” Brie exclaimed and called out her sister. Nikki quickly backtracked, “Not to me, it could be to anyone.” Brie simply laughed and said, “Oh gosh, here we go!”
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Jack of All Trades
Nikki isn’t shy when it comes to Artem’s many talents. “He’s an amazing cook, he’s an amazing lover. He does work around the house,” she said during the April 24 podcast episode. Um, where can we find one?
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When Brie asked if Artem was her “boyfriend,” Nikki was quick to note, “No … Because I’m not ready.”
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They may not use labels but they are two smitten kittens. Nikki divulged how much they missed each other after being apart for over a week.
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Distance Makes the Heart Grow Fonder
“Artem flew all the way from London to Napa Valley to meet me at BottleRock,” she recalled during their June 6 podcast, which featured the Russian stud.
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“I hadn’t seen Artem for a week and a half and I’ll admit during that week and a half, I realized how much I missed my, beautiful, smart, handsome … dancer,” Nikki explained, obviously being careful about her word choice.
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One Track Mind
Nikki posted the heartwarming video of their reunion on Instagram. She explained why she wanted the moment captured: “So I said, ‘Brie I want to have it on tape. Like, I haven’t seen Artem in so long, so film me. … But then it was so cute because I ran up to Artem and the driver was trying to ask for my photograph or a photo or something, but I was like beelining for my man.”
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That’s What Sisters Are For
“So are you saying you wanted to make him your boyfriend?” Brie pressed her sister (again) about their situation. Nikki slyly quipped, “I’m not saying that. What I’m saying is when he was gone I realized how much I missed him, like, tons.”
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The Feeling Is Mutual
Artem felt the distance just as much. “I’d been away for 10 days and that is a long time … I think it’s the first time we’ve been apart for 10 days in quite a while … I did miss you a lot,” he confessed.
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Pump the Brakes
As Artem was spilling his guts about missing Nikki, both sisters interjected, “Oh my gosh, are you gonna propose?” Brie joked, “We go from no labels to getting engaged!”