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“This is so crazy and depressing”: Elvis Star Austin Butler Holds Back Emotions as Ex-Girlfriend Vanessa Hudgens Ignores Him After 9 Years of Relationship

“This is so crazy and depressing”: Elvis Star Austin Butler Holds Back Emotions as Ex-Girlfriend Vanessa Hudgens Ignores Him After 9 Years of Relationship

Austin Butler and Vanessa Hudgens dated for about nine years before the couple decided to part ways in 2020 due to their hectic schedule. They were first linked in 2011 after the two were spotted getting cozy. Soon the couple made their relationship official as they made their first red carpet appearance at the premiere of Journey 2: The Mysterious Island.

Austin Butler and Vanessa Hudgens
Austin Butler and Vanessa Hudgens

Both of them have been supportive of each other throughout their relationship, and the Elvis star’s ex was the one who encouraged him to seek out the role of King of Rock and Roll. However, people were surprised when the 34-year-old actress ignored her ex at Vanity Fair’s Oscar Party.

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Austin Butler’s Ex Ignores Him at Oscar After Party

Austin Butler received his first Oscar nomination for his performance as Elvis Presley in the 2022 musical drama. The film received multiple Oscar nominations along with Best Actor and Best Picture. Butler starred in the lead and was also nominated for Best Actor Oscar.

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Austin Butler at the 2023 Oscars

After the award show, the Dude actor joined the Oscar after-party with his girlfriend, Kaia Gerber. His ex Vanessa Hudgens was also spotted at Vanity Fair’s Oscar party. Both of them were seen crossing paths outside the after-party.

However, netizens were quick to notice that the Polar actress straight off ignored her ex. Footage from the Oscars after-party shows the two outside the Oscar party crossing paths briefly.

Vanessa Hudgens ignores Austin Butler
Vanessa Hudgens ignores Austin Butler

Hudgens even seems to notice Butler as she looks up but decides to continue to walk past her ex. It came as surprise after Austin Butler shared that his ex-girlfriend was the one who recommended him to try to seek Elvis. He also expressed his gratitude, saying that he owes her for believing in him.

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People Surprised By Vanessa Hudgens’ Behavior

Austin Butler attended the Academy Awards ceremony with his longtime friend and agent, James Farrell. When asked why his partner Kaia Gerber was not with him, the 32-year-old actor said, “I owe my career to him, so as a thank you, I wanted him to be by my side tonight.”

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Austin Butler with Kaia Gerber

Although she was not seen at the award ceremony, Kaia Gerber was by Butler’s side at Vanity Fair’s Oscar party. The couple has been together for over a year and is still going strong. However, people were surprised by Vanessa Hudgens’ behavior. They have started discussing how the Spring Breakers actress ignored her ex at the after-party.

While many deemed her behavior odd and called it “crazy” and “depressing” to be avoided by someone a person dated for years, others also shared that she might have ignored him, as she recently got engaged to the professional baseball player Cole Tucker.

Austin Butler starrer, Elvis, which was nominated for eight Oscars, did not win any awards, and Butler lost the Best Actor Academy Award to Brendan Fraser for The Whale.

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Written by Laxmi Rajput

Laxmi Rajput is a writer at Fandomwire. She finished her Post Graduation in Broadcast Journalism and worked as a Business News writer for a year. But her interest in entertainment and pop culture compelled her to find a way towards Entertainment Journalism. She has worked across various fields and has 2 years of experience in content writing. She likes reading, music, movies, and traveling. She aspires to become a fiction writer in the future.