The beginning of one thing new? Disney Channel followers are feeling the nostalgia after noticing Zac Efron‘s refined present of assist for ex-girlfriend Vanessa Hudgens.
Eagle-eyed social media customers identified on Monday, April 17, that Efron, 35, was formally following Hudgens, 34, on Instagram. The Spring Breakers star, for her half, has not returned the favor but. Though some followers are claiming the actor adopted his former Excessive College Musical costar earlier this month, it stays unclear when precisely Efron added Hudgens to his following checklist.
Efron and Hudgens each rose to stardom after enjoying Troy Bolton and Gabriella Montez, respectively, in Disney Channel’s hit Excessive College Musical movie franchise. The duo, who performed love pursuits on display screen, took their romance outdoors of set once they confirmed that they had been relationship in 2007.
On the time, the Hairspray star recalled sharing prompt chemistry with Hudgens. “For all the associate issues, me and Vanessa all the time bought paired up,” Efron mentioned throughout a 2007 interview with Disney, referring to his audition with the actress. “I used to be like, ‘They’re not attempting us with different folks.’ For some motive, we saved sticking round [for callbacks]. I don’t know what it was with Vanessa, however we sort of clicked from the very starting.”
Hudgens later supplied a glimpse at how her and Efron maintained a powerful connection, telling CosmoGirl in 2008, “When you actually love somebody, you shouldn’t need to work at it. You end one another’s sentences and have the identical humorousness.”
Us Weekly confirmed in 2010 that the pair known as it quits after three years of relationship. Efron revealed to The Hollywood Reporter in 2014 that he was now not involved with Hudgens.
The previous couple raised eyebrows in 2022 once they each shared pictures from particular person visits to Excessive College Musical‘s East Excessive.
“Don’t you… Overlook about me ✊🏼,” the Fortunate One star captioned an Instagram picture of him posing in entrance of the varsity in Salt Lake Metropolis in July 2022.
One month prior, the Princess Swap star documented her personal journey to East Excessive. “Do you keep in mind in kindergarten the way you’d meet a child and know nothing about them, then 10 seconds later you’re enjoying such as you’re finest associates since you didn’t need to be something however your self?” she wrote alongside a video of her dancing in entrance of the varsity, quoting the primary movie.
Following their cut up, the Gigi performer moved on with Austin Butler in 2011, and 9 years later, Us confirmed the twosome had known as it quits. Hudgens made her relationship with Cole Tucker official in February 2021, they usually introduced their engagement after two years of relationship.
“It feels wonderful. It’s so humorous, I used to be speaking about this with Cole. Persons are all the time like, ‘Does it really feel totally different? [Do] issues really feel totally different [getting engaged]?’ That was all the time my query usually, however now I get to be requested it,” the Powerless alum informed As we speak’s Hoda Kotb and Jenna Bush Hager on Friday, April 14. “And you realize what, it truly does. There’s a way of safety. You’re feeling so protected. It’s one of the best factor ever. I like being a fiancée.”
In the meantime, Efron has been linked to Lily Collins, Alexandra Daddario and Halston Sage. He additionally dated mannequin Vanessa Valladares from 2020 to 2021.