Some of the show's casting calls do solicit stories from hopefuls, explained that despite the broadcast show being structured as a search by the hopeful for true identity of the catfish, it is usually the catfish who make the first contact with MTV.
Moreover, Maks is close with fellow "Leah and Jennifer are best friends," the source adds.
She is in Brazil now and will help kick off the World Cup at tomorrow's opening ceremony, featuring J.
His romantic history includes a relationship with Lopez, meanwhile, recently split up with dancer-choreographer Casper Smart after nearly two years of dating.
Maks and his winning partner Meryl Davis were just the subject of heated dating rumors, with interviewer Wendy Williams ultimately asking them point-blank if they were sleeping together. The answer was no, but the Ukrainian-born hunk has declared his platonic love for the Olympic gold-medalist ice dancer many times over.
Catfish: The TV Show is an American reality-based documentary television series airing on MTV about the truths and lies of online dating.