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The Weeknd and Selena Gomez may be a real couple, genuinely dating, bound for true love. TMZ reports that they got "handsy and mouthy" on Tuesday night in Santa Monica, Calif. The site's got 46 paparazzi photos showing the pop superstars kissing and canoodling and chatting near a blue dumpster outside Giorgio Baldi restaurant. 

Almost all the photos feature the dumpster. But at least it's a dumpster with fancy unfinished dishes in there, a little Cotoletta alla Milanese, a half-plate of Langostine sul Farro.

TMZ offers one observation that's perfectly tabloid-trashy for this circumstance: "There's potential drama here—Selena's pals with Gigi Hadid...so her sister, Bella, might have a thing or 2 to say about the hookup." 

The Weeknd recently split with Bella Hadid. Selena Gomez once dated Justin Bieber, the rumors say.

Now get your mind out of the dumpster and enjoy an old-school Fuse interview with Gomez: