Vanessa Hudgens and Austin Bulter Part Ways: A Timeline of Their Relationship
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Vanessa Hudgens and Austin Bulter Part Ways: A Timeline of Their Relationship

Austin Butler and Vanessa Hudgens have been together for almost nine years. Recently, it has been reported that the sweetheart couple has finally parted ways

For all us High School Musical fans, it's quite a bit of sad morning. Waking up to the news of the teenage flick alum, Vanessa Hudgens calling it quits with her beau of almost 9 years, Austin Butler was a bit heartbreaking. Austin Butler and Vanessa Hudgens have been together for almost nine years. The couple made numerous red carpet appearances, walking hand in hand and supported each other through thick and thin. However, after almost nine years together, US Weekly recently reported that the sweetheart couple, Vanessa Hudgens and Austin Butler have finally parted ways.

Vanessa Hudgens and Austin Bulter

Vanessa Hudgens and Austin Bulter

“Vanessa and Austin are officially broken up, and Vanessa has been telling those close to her about their breakup,” the insider revealed to the publication. The breakup speculations began when the couple apparently didn't spend the holidays together this year. Vanessa Hufged posted photos of herself flying solo on December 31, dressed in a princess-inspired black gown and tiara. Days earlier, the actress shared her vacations pictures from Vals, Switzerland, but Butler didn’t make an appearance in any of her photos. Now, after a few weeks of rumours, the couple is rumoured to call the romance off. However, none of them have addressed the split yet. As we wait for Vanessa Hudgens or Austin Butlers to make an announcement regarding the news, we look back at their almost nine years of relationship:

September 2011: Sparked Dating Rumours

Vanessa Hudgens and Austin Bulter

Vanessa Hudgens and Austin Bulter

In September 2011, the famed High School Musical star stepped out with Austin Butler. As they roamed the streets, the rumours of the two dating started making rounds. However, their reps denied any news of the two being in a relationship.

December 2011: Caught on Camera

Vanessa Hudgens and Austin Bulter

Vanessa Hudgens and Austin Bulter

Three months later, the couple was caught kissing during their time away in Miami. It only confirmed the rumours and the two started being more open about their ongoing romance.

February 2012: Red Carpet Official

Vanessa Hudgens and Austin Bulter

Vanessa Hudgens and Austin Bulter

The first time the couple made a red carpet appearance was when they walked, hand in hand, for Vanessa Hudgens starrer, Journey 2: The Mysterious Island.

2013: Social Media Official

Vanessa Hudgens and Austin Bulter

Vanessa Hudgens and Austin Bulter

Soon after the red carpet appearance, both the actors became constants on each other's social media profiles. The couple shared their pictures on Instagram with adorable captions.

2014: Through Thick and Thin

Vanessa Hudgens and Austin Bulter

Vanessa Hudgens and Austin Bulter

The duo has been supporting each other through thick and thin. Butler praised Hudgens via Twitter as she promoted her film Spring Breakers, writing: “I’m homesick, but sending tons of love to everyone at the Spring Breakers premiere! Especially the beautiful girl in the feather dress.”

Vanessa Hudgens shared a cute picture on Austin Butler's 23rd birthday. “Yesterday was the love of my life’s birthday,” she wrote. “Happy birthday to the man with the kindest heart, beautiful soul, crazy talent and best looks I’ve ever seen. He never stops inspiring me in every aspect of life and always lifts those around him up higher. I thank god so greatly for blessing the world 23 years ago by creating Austin Butler."

The actress stood like a rock beside Butler when his mother, Lori Butler, died from cancer by retweeting his statement, which read, “Lori Butler, my mom, my hero, & my best friend passed away this morning. Let’s all celebrate her. I love you and will miss you every day Mom.” In retweeting her beau’s message, Hudgens added a personal comment, writing, “I miss you already mama. #ripLoriButler #celebrateLori Spread the love for Lori.”

December 2017: Engaged?

Vanessa Hudgens

Vanessa Hudgens

In December 2017, social media was abuzz when Vanessa Hudgens shared a picture of herself with short hair. However, more than just the hair, what really caught everyone's attention was the ring on her ring finger! Many speculated that the couple has finally gotten engaged. But Vanessa later refuted the rumours and shared that she was only dressed up as one of her characters in the upcoming film.

February 2019: 7 Years Strong

Vanessa Hudgens and Austin Butler

Vanessa Hudgens and Austin Butler

On last year's Valentines Day, Vanessa and Austin shared a sunkissed selfie, with the caption, "7 Years strong."

July 2019: The Last Red Carpet Appearance

Vanessa Hudgens and Austin Butler

Vanessa Hudgens and Austin Butler

The last time the former couple reportedly made a red carpet appearance when they stepped out for Austin Butler's film, Quentin Tarantino's Once Upon A Time in Hollywood. The actress supported Butler at the premiere of his Oscar-nominated film Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. “And we’re OFF!!!! To the @onceinhollywood premiere with my man of the hour @austinbutler,” she captioned a pic of the pair heading to the star-studded affair.

January 2020: The Break Up

Vanessa Hudgens and Austin Butler

Vanessa Hudgens and Austin Butler

After almost nine years together, US Weekly recently reported that the sweetheart couple, Vanessa Hudgens and Austin Butler have finally parted ways. “Vanessa and Austin are officially broken up, and Vanessa has been telling those close to her about their breakup,” the insider revealed to the publication.

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By Rida Lodhi
Feminist, loves to keep a pulse of all things entertainment, Can converse in Brooklyn Nine-Nine Lingo, Pakistani music aficionado and a complete foodie. Tweets at RidaLodhi6

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