Once people knew he was capable of dating someone and lying about it, it was easy to assume he'd doing the same with all his dancing partners. He's still friends with Elizabeth and the pair caught up over dinner in 2012.
Actress Reed is the latest to be linked with Hough, following a split from her husband earlier this month.
But despite reports of PDA between her and Hough, a source insists the two are just friends.
"Nikki isn't currently dating anyone," the insider revealed.
Elizabeth was the seventh star eliminated from the competition.