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11 August 2020, 13:57
The Kissing Booth’s Taylor Zakhar Perez recently admitted that he is single and he has now opened up about who he’d like to date, amid the Joey King dating rumours.
Despite a number of rumours circulating that he was in a relationship with his co-star, Joey King, he recently denied that the pair were anything more than close friends.
However, he has now explained that he’d be honoured to pursue something more than a friendship with the 21-year-old actress.
Speaking on the Chicks in the Office podcast, the 28-year-old said: "We were quarantine buddies so I would see her all the time because we lived five minutes away from each other.”
He continued: "We know what our relationship is, we love each other dearly. It’s been interesting how everyone has been trying to make something out of it but it’s fine.
"I mean, I would love to be dating Joey King, she’s dope.”
"I’m a huge fan of dating your friend, someone that you know and you trust because that’s where it all starts… with that trust.
"For me, non-sexual intimacy is so much more important to me at first. I’m all about the sensitive stuff…but it’s like, what’s the return on investment. If I’m investing this much time into someone I’m gonna be dating, I’m gonna make sure this is more than a three-month thing.”
Taylor went on to say that he’s more into serious relationships and spending time with the ‘best’ people, adding: "I’m more into long-term goal wise when it comes to work and relationships and everything. Life’s short and you want to make sure you are spending it with the best people.
"I’m so much more turned on by emotional intimacy than sexual intimacy at first. It makes things so much easier, there’s less fights and everything.”