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    Tyson Beckford Says Tiger Woods and Lindsey Vonn "Like a Couple Who Had Been Together for Years" at Met Gala

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    Tyson Beckford and girlfriend Shanina Shaik could soon be double dating with Tiger Woods and Lindsey Vonn.

    The good-looking twosomes spent ample time together at this year's Met Gala, where Beckford boasted that he quickly became good pals with the golf star.

    "Yeah, that was the first time we ever met," he told E! News about his sports star pal. "But by the end of the night it just seemed like we had known each other forever!" 

    It certainly looks that way as well. And Beckford said Tiger had such a down-to-Earth demeanor, insisting Woods could not have been kinder as he detailed their initial encounter:  

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    "Oh man he was so nice," Beckford gushed. "I saw him earlier with Anna Wintour and I told him, ‘You inspired me to start playing golf at an early age,' and he was like ‘Really?!' so he was kind of surprised. So I shook his hand and I said ‘See you guys later' and I ran into him at the afterparty and we started dancing and he started dancing and you know, we just had a good time. A really nice time."

    The model and actor also commented on Tiger and Lindsey as a couple, claiming they "definitely" had great chemistry: 

    "It seemed like they had been together for a lot longer than what we know," he said of the pair, who formally announced their relationship via Facebook in March. "They really get each other."

    PHOTO: Check out what Tiger and Lindsey wore at the Met Gala

    So, how did the fabulous foursome spend their time at the afterparty? With more dancing, of course!

    "We were getting down, man; he's so funny," he said of his gala BFF. "We were dancing to 2Chainz and some old-school hip hop and Big Daddy Kane."

    But the 42-year-old hottie didn't just dish deets on their epic night, he also commented on the couple's kind character and relaxed attitude. 

    "You can't tell they're athletes," he said. "We couldn't tell they're athletes. You know how athletes have a certain way that they act, but these guys were like a couple who had been together for a few years. Really relaxed, really cool, just really enjoying the atmosphere."

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    "They were very at home amongst all the beautiful people," he added.

    Tiger and Tyson may soon be teaming up again, as Beckford partnered with Alexander Nash to create his pink camo jacket, and apparently, Tiger was a big fan.

    "I gave Tiger an Alexander Nash card. I told him we'll definitely make him some nice stuff!"

    Can't wait to see. 

    —Additional reporting by Jennifer Cooper

    PHOTOS: Famous Friends at the 2013 Met Gala

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