It’s laborious for exes to not cross paths in Hollywood — simply ask Julianne Hough and Ryan Seacrest.
The Dancing With the Stars star, who’s 13 years youthful than the American Idol host, began relationship Seacrest in 2010.
“He’s such an influential man … and what if it didn’t work out? Our first date, I used to be so nervous that I simply sat there and interviewed him with questions like, ‘Are you loyal?’ and ‘Are you near your loved ones?’” Hough recalled to InStyle in 2012. “I’m very in love, and it feels nice. I really feel like I’m extra snug in my very own pores and skin. You see me as a substitute of all of the make-up and hair.”
One 12 months later, nonetheless, the pair known as it quits. A supply advised Us Weekly in 2013 that Hough “couldn’t deal with” Seacrest’s work schedule anymore. “Work at all times, at all times got here first [for Ryan],” the insider stated on the time.
Whereas Hough later advised Self journal that her objective was “to be single for a whole 12 months” following her cut up from Seacrest, she met Brooks Laich earlier than the 12 months was up. “I’m a relationship lady, and I really feel so grateful for those I’ve been in. They’ve been wonderful — I’ve been damage however by no means offended — and so they’ve helped me develop to be who I’m at the moment,” she stated in February 2014.
Hough and Laich went on to wed in July 2017. After she filed for divorce in November 2020, the Footloose star opened up about her previous relationships, admitting (with out naming Seacrest) by way of Instagram Stay that it was laborious to make pals with an older boyfriend.
“[In 2013], I form of received slightly misplaced. … I used to be like, ‘I’m 24 and I don’t actually know who Julianne is.’ … Throughout that 12 months, it was form of my wild 12 months of abandon and freedom and I noticed that the pendulum swing went from one aspect to the intense,” Hough stated in November 2020. “I used to be like, ‘OK, there’s received to be one thing within the center the place I can discover achievement with out having to be so dynamic and excessive.’”
Through the years, Hough and Seacrest, who’s relationship mannequin Aubrey Paige Petcosky, have made headlines for onscreen reunions. In Could 2022, the performer appeared on Live With Kelly and Ryan. Two months earlier, the Rock of Ages actress was a visitor on On Air With Ryan Seacrest.
“Jules, simply to start out, [my cohosts] Sisanie and Tanya have been asking me if that is awkward for me. And I stated, ‘In no way as a result of we’re pals,’” Seacrest stated on the radio in March 2022.
Hough added, “We’re pals, we chat.”
Scroll by way of for a timeline of Hough and Seacrest’s relationship by way of the years: