Austin Butler separated from Vanessa Hudgens after nine years in 2020 and after two years of his breakup, the Elvis star has opened up for the first time about his split from the High School Musical actress. In a recent interview with GQ Hype, the actor was asked about his breakup. Butler told the outlet, “Life is full of changes and you’ve got to find a way to constantly be evolving and growing.”
Meanwhile, Vanessa recently revealed she turned to witchcraft to manifest a new man and is dating baseball player Cole Tucker. She said after her split, “I was like, ‘We’re getting serious, I need to make a list of things I need.'” The actress added, “It was about being very straightforward with my questions about how he goes about life. In other ways, it was really observing him and his approach to life and his infectious spirit, which is so beautiful and wonderful. I saw myself in that too.”
Austin, who plays The King in a new Elvis biopic out next month, is now dating Cindy Crawford’s model daughter Kaia Gerber. Kaia Gerber and Austin Butler were first linked together in December 2021. After spending a romantic trip to Paris and Valentine’s Day together, Gerber and Butler stepped out publicly as an item for the first time in March 2022. Since then the lovebirds were usually seen trolling in the city. Recently, the loved-up couple can’t help falling in, and showing off their love publically!
The model and the actor shared a kiss on Monday at the Cannes Film Festival, after attending the premiere of Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis. The highly-anticipated movie stars Austin Butler as the titular rock icon. At the Elvis after-party, Kaia was seen making her way to the VIP area in a new dress where she found her way into Austin’s lap and kissed him on the lips.
On the work front, Austin Butler starring Elvis is the most anticipated musical of the year, with the biographical drama bringing on board some big-name talent. The plot is still being kept under wraps by Warner Brothers, with no specific details being given. It will be a biopic that covers Elvis’ life. The official plot synopsis reads, “A look at the life of the legendary rock and roll star, Elvis Presley.” Elvis is set to release on June 24, 2022.