Good Trouble’s Maia Mitchell Splits From Longtime BF Rudy Mancuso


Rudy Mancuso and Maia Mitchell arrive at the Billboard Music Awards at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on May 21, 2017.
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Continue on. Good Trouble‘s Maia MitchellAnd Rudy MancusoAfter six years together, they’ve split. Us WeeklyOnly you can confirm.

“It happened a few months ago,” a source tells UseAbout the breakup. While neither has spoken out about the end of their relationship publicly, some fans began to speculate that they had split when the Australian native, 28, removed all photos from her Instagram account of the YouTube creator, 30. Mancuso appeared to have deleted all traces of his ex from his social media accounts.

The couple’s split news comes just three weeks after Mitchell announced that she’s leaving Good Trouble after four seasons. In her final episode as Callie Foster — who she also played for five seasons on The Fosters — Mitchell’s character left Los Angeles for Washington D.C. after landing her dream job working at the A.C.L.U.

Maia Mitchell Rudy Mancuso Split Following Her Good Trouble Exit

Rudy was spotted at Hotel Ziggy’s grand opening party on the Sunset Strip, April 5, after his split. He enjoyed cocktails and hung with friends there.
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In a statement to the show’s fans shared on March 16, the Teen Beach MovieStar explained that she was keen to return to Australia to spend more quality time with her family.

“While I have been so beyond fortunate to have this career and a job that I love, with not an iota of regret, for some time I have suppressed a gravitational pull to return home to Australia to be closer to my nearest and dearest,” she wrote via Instagram.

After thanking the Freeform show’s cast, crew and fans, Mitchell continued: “I’m so thrilled that I now hold the title of Good luck‘s newest biggest fan. I can’t wait to see what the team has planned for this season, which I know will be an amazing one. You best believe I’ll be watching every week and screaming from the sidelines!!!”

In an interview with The Guardian, Fosters alumnus echoed these sentiments. TVLineLater that month, she explained that she had to reevaluate her life after being away from her family during COVID-19. “I did move to America when I was very young. It has been really hard for me, if I’m being candid, to be away from family,” Mitchell explained. “I spent my whole twenties, basically, in another country, [which] I wouldn’t have necessarily done if it wasn’t for my work. I found so much comfort in my family. The FostersCast and crew, and then Good Trouble.”

During the pandemic, it “just became a little too much” for her and she made the “completely personal decision” to leave the show and return to her home country. “When you go through something like that, it just makes things really clear, and I just knew it was time and I had to just prioritize my family and my mental health,” Mitchell explained. “It was tough, though.”

In June 2019, Last SummerStar opened up to InStyleShe explains her decision to move to America at the age of 18 to pursue her acting career. “I’ve also developed a four-year relationship while I’ve been here,” Mitchell said, referring to Mancuso.

She continued: “And my career is going great and that’s my first priority. So I will remain here. It’s been a really interesting time of just re-shifting my plans, where I’m at, and being kind to myself in that.”

Mancuso was seen at Hotel Ziggy’s grand opening party on Tuesday, April 5, following his split. There he enjoyed cocktails with friends and hung out at the party.

Diana Cooper reports

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