The Ultimate Review! Vanessa Hudgens put with ex Austin Butlerhis current girlfriend, Kai Gerberin 2007 — and fans can’t wrap their heads around the resurfaced image.
“I’m crying I thought this was a meme but it really is Venessa Hudgens meeting Kaia Gerber pls Austin Butler be so mean for that,” one Twitter user joked on Friday, Aug. 5, as the old Photo made the rounds on social media.
In which now viral Snap, the former Disney Channel actress, now 33, leaned down to shake hands with Gerber, now 20, on the red carpet of a school musical 2 Event. Another photo showed Hudgens next to the model’s mother. Cindy Crawford, while a seemingly disinterested tanner gazed into the distance. The California native’s brother, Presley GerberShe stared at the camera with a straight face.
“His ex meets his new girlfriend,” another social media user tweeted on Thursday August 4 in relation to Butler, 30, who has been linked to Gerber since December 2021.
That elvis The actor previously dated Hudgens for nine years Us weekly broke the news of their split in January 2020. “Vanessa has opened up about her split to those close to her,” a source revealed at the time, after observant fans noticed that Butler was not on the Princess Switch star’s Instagram feed was months.
Before he quit, Hudgens often gushed about the Carrie diaries alum and revealed how the duo made their relationship work despite their busy schedules. “Communication is key,” she said Access Hollywood in August 2018. “It’s so easy to let things get lost in the crowd or kind of push things down because you don’t think they really bother you. But if something bothers you even remotely, you have to talk about it.”
Butler made a similarly wise comment three years ago entertainment tonight that it is important to “put the other person first” in a successful relationship. “If you’re constantly looking for ways you can make them happy and they’re constantly looking for ways they can make you happy, then you lift each other up as much as you can and you can’t go wrong,” he said at the time .
When their romance finally fizzled out, Hudgens had a better idea of what she wanted in a partner. “Your girl is open,” she teased him ET in November 2020. “I feel like at the end of the day it’s all about having similar fundamentals and wanting the same things. I’m really not picky.”
Later this month, the spring breakers The actress was spotted holding hands with an MLB player Cole Tucker. Since then, the couple has been fine.
For his part, Butler has kept his romance with Kaia relatively secret since he sparked dating rumors last year. The two made their red carpet debut together at the 2022 Met Gala in May.