Kenan Jokes Zendaya is ‘Too Old to Date’ Leo DiCaprio

He went there. Kenan ThompsonWished Zendaya a happy belated birthday at the Primetime Emmy Awards on Monday, September 12, joking about her being at a “weird age” in Hollywood.

“Zendaya’s here from Euphoria,” the host, 43, said during a monologue at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Monday. “Zendaya just turned 26 last week. Happy birthday!”

The Spider-Man has no way homeStar was seated not far away from the stage, and thanked the Saturday Night Live alum. “26 is a weird age in Hollywood,” Thompson continued. “I mean, you’re young enough to play a high school student, but too old to date Leonardo DiCaprio.”


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Zendaya immediately covered her face in her arms and laughed.

Two weeks later, the quip is revealed. Us WeeklyIt was confirmed that DiCaprio, 47 years old, and Camila Morrone25, split earlier in the summer.

“Leo and Camila just weren’t having fun anymore,” a source exclusively told Usearlier in the month. “The honeymoon phase was over and things faded out.

According to an insider, Oscar winner is already looking for his next girlfriend. Gigi HadiHe has fallen in love with him.

“Leo does have his sights set on Gigi, but she hasn’t shown an interest,” the source explained of the 27-year-old model. “They’re friends, but she doesn’t want to be romantic with [him] right now.”

Zendaya is 21 years older than the actor and isn’t looking to date Zendaya. The Emmy winner (she won best drama actress in 2020) is in an ongoing relationship with Zendaya Spider-Man costar Tom Holland.

They were photographed kissing in July 2021 by the British actor, also 26. This confirms years of rumors about their relationship. She spoke about how her boyfriend supports both her acting and producing work. EuphoriaApril

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“I think it’s great to have that support and love around you, because you need that,” she told Entertainment TonightAt the time. “This isn’t an easy job, so it’s good to have that to free you up from it every now and then.”

In June, she also sent Holland a warm birthday wish. “Happiest of birthdays to the one who makes me the happiest <3,” the Greatest ShowmanInstagram photo of actress writing alongside a romantic photo with the two of them smiling and cuddling.

The K.C. K.C.Four nominations have been made for alumnae, all based on her work with Euphoria. She is up for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series, and she has two nods as a lyricist for the Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics trophy (one for “Elliot’s Song” and another for “I’m Tired”). She is also the youngest executive producer ever to be nominated for Outstanding Drama Series.

Check out the complete list with 2022 Emmy nominees.