Have things become lovey-dovey between Kate Gosselin and longtime family bodyguard Steve Neild?

Although the reality mom of eight, 35, has long denied it, a witness observed Gosselin and Neild taking long, nightly walks on the beach during a recent vacation. "They looked at each other like they were an item," the onlooker tells Us.

Get more details about Gosselin and Neild, who even disciplines her kids, in this week's Hot Stuff video, featuring singer Alyssa Bernal with Us' Senior Editor Ian Drew.