The final word throwback! Vanessa Hudgens posed with ex Austin Butler‘s present girlfriend, Kaia Gerber, in 2007 — and followers can’t wrap their heads across the resurfaced pic.
“I’m crying I assumed this was a meme however it actually is venessa hudgens assembly kaia gerber pls austin butler is so nasty for this,” one Twitter consumer joked on Friday, August 5, because the outdated photograph made the rounds on social media.
Within the now-viral snap, the previous Disney Channel actress, now 33, bent right down to shake fingers with Gerber, now 20, on the crimson carpet of a Excessive Faculty Musical 2 occasion. One other photograph confirmed Hudgens standing beside the mannequin’s mom, Cindy Crawford, whereas a seemingly disinterested Gerber regarded off into the gap. The California native’s brother, Presley Gerber, stared on the digital camera with a straight face.
“His ex assembly his new gf,” one other social media consumer tweeted on Thursday, August 4, referring to Butler, 30, who has been linked to Gerber since December 2021.
The Elvis actor dated Hudgens for 9 years earlier than Us Weekly broke the information of their cut up in January 2020. “Vanessa has been telling these near her about their breakup,” a supply revealed on the time after eagle-eyed followers seen Butler hadn’t been featured on the Princess Change star’s Instagram feed in months.
Earlier than calling it quits, Hudgens regularly gushed over the Carrie Diaries alum, revealing how the duo made their relationship work regardless of their packed schedules. “Communication is essential,” she informed Entry Hollywood in August 2018. “It’s really easy to let issues get misplaced within the shuffle or to, type of, push issues down since you don’t suppose they actually hassle you. But when something even remotely bothers you, you gotta speak about it.”
Butler made a equally smart remark three years prior, telling Leisure Tonight that it’s essential to “put the opposite individual first” in a profitable relationship. “Should you’re continually on the lookout for methods you can make them pleased, and so they’re continually on the lookout for ways in which they’ll make you content, you then type of carry one another up as a lot as potential and you’ll’t go mistaken,” he stated on the time.
When their romance finally fizzled out, Hudgens had a greater concept of what she wished out of a companion. “Your woman’s open,” she teased to ET in November 2020. “I really feel like on the finish of the day, it’s nearly having comparable fundamentals and wanting the identical issues. I’m not choosy, actually.”
Later that month, the Spring Breakers actress was noticed holding fingers with MLB participant Cole Tucker. The pair have been going sturdy ever since.
Butler, for his half, has stored his romance with Kaia comparatively underneath wraps since sparking relationship rumors final 12 months. The twosome made their crimson carpet debut collectively on the 2022 Met Gala in Could.