Fans have reacted on social media after Reba McEntire revealed that she is dating Rex Linn.

Reba McEntire and Rex Linn’s relationship news is just what the world needs at the moment.

The country music legend and Rex, who is best-known for playing Frank Tripp in the television series CSI: Miami, have been an item for some time but it’s only now that the two announced their relationship to the public.

Their fans and followers have shared adorable messages on social media.

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Rex Linn and Reba McEntire are dating

On October 5th, Reba took to her podcast Living & Learning with Reba McEntire and revealed that she has been dating Rex.

Speaking in the latest episode, she gushed about her partner and called him a “very, very sweetheart of a guy”. Reba said:

“That’s a really good way to get to know people. It’s good to have a person to talk to, laugh with, get into subjects about what’s going on. Discussions about our past, our family, funny stories, him being an actor, me being an actress.”

The country star continued:

“And he’s very into my music. I’m very into his career. It’s just great getting to talk to somebody who I find very interesting, very funny, very smart, and is interested in me, too.”

How long have Reba and Rex been together?

Reba revealed that she and Rex have been together since February this year.

In fact, the two started texting and using FaceTime just before the world went into lockdown following the coronavirus outbreak.

Dating rumours appeared in January this year when Rex and Reba were seen on a romantic dinner together. Rex shared a sweet post on social media at the time.

Taking to Instagram, the CSI: Miami actor wrote:

“Had a fantastic dinner with this Oklahoma girl. Tater Tots and Ketchup included.”

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Fans react on social media

Many of Rex and Reba’s fans have reacted on social media and shared adorable messages to the new couple.

Journalist Abigail Ogle reacted: “Two Oklahoma lovebirds!” and added two heart emojis in her post.

Another fan said on Instagram: “Reba you deserve love & happiness! Shout out to New Beginnings!”

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