Why Vanessa Hudgens and Zac Efron broke up
If such a glitter did exist, I can promise you that Vanessa Hudgens and Austin It turns out, the duo were good friends long before they started seeing was still dating her long-time High School Musical co-star Zac Efron. Remember how adorable the “High School Musical” alums were together!?. Zac Efron and Vanessa Hudgens, affectionately known as "Zanessa," were a match made in it was like to date the former teen heartthrob and share a bit of insight as to why they split. Their careers started taking them in different directions.
Zac Efron and Vanessa Hudgens Split 7 Years Ago: Remembering Their Cutest Moments
Then I realised that's not what that's about. The star is now dating Austin Butler seen here last month and he has helped renew her Christian faith While she may have learnt to deal with the girls, their relationship did not last the distance.
The actress - who is currently starring in stage musical Gigi - has of course since moved on with live-in boyfriend and fellow actor Austin Butler. She is seen in a snap from her Instagram baring her toned stomach in a black crop top on Monday.
Anatomy of a Breakup: Zac Efron and Vanessa Hudgens | E! News Deutschland
Vanessa told the Times that not only has she found happiness with Austin, she has also found a renewed passion for Christianity. Raised Catholic, the star said she 'never felt very connected to it' but has been able to find a closer connection through Australian mega church Hillsong, which her boyfriend is a member of.
She said of the Pentecostal services: I'm literally my happiest self when I'm dancing half naked on a grass field listening to Led Zeppelin.
Vanessa is currently starring as the title role of musical Gigi, which is now on Broadway Vanessa said she has in the past struggled to define herself as a feminist - but that has now changed. Vanessa shared this photo on Saturday night as she hung out with her Broadway show cast mates Wild Saturday night: Vanessa was born a year later, inwhen the original Hairspray movie came out and Fame opened on Broadway. Inwhen Zac Efron and Vanessa Hudgens met, he was 17 turning 18 in October and she was 16 turning 17 in December.
Thus, by the time that High School Musical was released, both Zac and Vanessa had both already graduated high school and were playing characters that were well below their actual ages. Senior Year was released and the characters Troy and Gabriella finally graduated, Zac Efron was already 21, and Vanessa was about to turn Being only one year apart was probably another reason that brought Zac and Vanessa closer to each other, as most of their other High School Musical co-stars were slightly older during the time the original movie was shot.
But one of the most iconic couple names of all time came from our very own Zac Efron and Vanessa Hudgens, which were coupled up together as Zanessa. Even nearly a decade later after the couple broke up, High School Musical fans are still insistent on hoping for the return of Zanessa. Despite not being an actual thing that happened in the franchise, many fans also had hopes for Zeke — who was clearly in love with Sharpay — to one day get a chance at dating his true love, yielding the Zepay couple name.
According to a particular report from Digital SpyZac had felt compelled to propose to Vanessa because of her mother, who had allegedly been putting pressure on them to get married. Senior Year — the first and only movie of the franchise that was released on the big screen rather than on the Disney Channel — a few months before.
Despite the various reports, the engagement between Zac Efron and Vanessa Hudgens was never truly confirmed.
In hindsight, many fans believe that Zac never actually proposed to Vanessa, and that those rumors were false. Then again, neither of them ever spoke on the matter, so there is no way to truly know what happened.
Zac Efron told Nightline that was trying to move past his High School Musical years and stay close to his family, who kept him grounded. That same year,Zac and Vanessa broke up.
- Vanessa Hudgens reveals the struggles of dating Zac Efron
- Anatomy of a Breakup: Zac Efron and Vanessa Hudgens
While promoting her new project, a Broadway remake of Gigi, Vanessa reminisced about her relationship with Zac and told the Times the following: Girls were running after him, and I was giving them death stares. The Lakers won Sure, Vanessa admitted to being jealous of the overwhelming attention that Zac received from fans, and long-distance was cited as a source of problems for the couple — just like any other relationship that involves two actors or musicians.
However, the real reason why they split is still a point of contention that involves a couple of different sources and reports.
According to a source that spoke to Radar Online, it was a mutual decision for the couple to break up. It just ran its course.
They are still talking and still friends. However, the report from E! Despite having spoken about the relationship in hindsight, neither Vanessa Hudgens nor Zac Efron have provided clear insight as to what exactly happened for them to break up and remain on bad terms.