Vanessa Hudgens and Austin Butler finally called it quits after nine years of togetherness. The High School Musical alum and the Once Upon a Time in Hollywood actor decided to end their relationship.
It was in September 2011 when romance rumors sparked between the two. That was a year after Hudgens and then-boyfriend and co-star Zac Efron. The two were seen in major PDA action in 2011 and since then they’ve confirmed their relationship and were inseparable. They’ve shared countless sweet moments as a couple through the years.
However, many have noticed in the last few months that the 31-year-old actress and the 28-year-old actor haven’t been spending a lot of time together. Hudgens has been filming The Princess Switch 2 abroad while reports said that Butler is busy because he has already started production on the upcoming Elvis Presley biopic by Baz Luhrmann. Last summer. They announced that Butler had been cast to play the role of the iconic rock n’ roll singer and his girlfriend was more than happy and excited for him to play Elvis.
As a matter of fact, the actress took to Instagram to express how proud she was of him. She said that she was over the moon upon receiving the news and added that she couldn’t wait and that she was so proud of her honey. According to reports, the production of the highly anticipated film will begin in the early part of 2020 in Australia.
Hudgens loved posting about their relationship on social media, especially photos of herself and Butler together. However, many noticed that during the last few months, Butler has been absent from many of her posts. The last photo of the two of them she posted on Instagram was in October when they were celebrating Halloween together.
Before the split, Hudgens opened up about their relationship in early January. She said that the things that kept them going were FaceTime, respect, communication, and trust.- Advertisement -
She also mentioned that the longest time they were apart was four months and it sucked. She said that she started to hate listening to herself how much she missed Butler. But since he was her person, she had to make it work.