Vanessa Hudgens and Austin Butler reunite at Met Gala 2022 amid relationship with Kaia Gerber

Breath of the past. Vanessa Hudgens and Austin Butler attended the 2022 Met Gala the same night he walked the red carpet with his girlfriend, Kaia Gerber.

Vanessa was the first of three to arrive at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York on Monday, May 2, 2022, in a sheer black Moschino dress with a tulle train, puff sleeves and a high neck. Austin and Kaia arrived less than an hour later and walked the red carpet separately before reuniting at the top of the Met Gala steps for some couple snaps. Austin, who wore an all-black Prada suit, walked the red carpet at the Met Gala for the first time with the cast and crew of his upcoming film, Elvis, in which he plays Elvis Presley. With him were Elvis’ ex-wife, Priscilla Presley; actress Olivia DeJonge (who plays Priscilla); actor Kelvin Harrison Jr., who plays BB King; and singer Kacey Musgraves, who wrote a song for the film. Kaia, who wore a sheer Alexander McQueen, walked the red carpet separately.

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Austin Butler, Met Gala 2022

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The meeting between Vanessa, Austin and Kaia comes two years after Vanessa and Austin broke up in 2020 after nine years together. “Vanessa and Austin are officially separated, and Vanessa has spoken to those closest to her about their breakup,” a source told Us Weekly at the time. An insider told E! News at the time that Vanessa and Austin’s split was due to the long distance between them. At the time, Vanessa was filming in Europe the Princess Switch 2while Austin was in Australia filming Elvis. “They’re just filming on two different continents and it’s a matter of distance,” the insider said. “There’s no bad blood at all, and they have a lot of respect for each other.” A second source also hinted that Vanessa and Austin were hopeful at the time that they would get back together, saying at the time that the two were “separated for now” but that they were “going to see what happens. “. “They have such a history and such a deep connection that they could find each other again,” the insider said.

Austin and Kaia sparked dating rumors in December 2021 after they were photographed together at a yoga class. A source confirmed their relationship with People. “She seems really happy,” the insider said. “All his friends think he’s really cute. A source told Life & Style at the time that Vanessa was ‘totally cool’ about her ex-boyfriend’s new romance.” She moved on thing,” the insider said. “She and Austin didn’t work out. It happens.” Vanessa, for her part, has been dating Pittsburgh Pilot player Cole Tucker since February 2021.

Kaia Gerber, Met Gala 2022

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In an interview with Glamor UK in December 2021, Vanessa noted that she and Cole are “very different” but their relationship still works. “He’s his own person,” she said. “Our interests are very different, but our fundamentals are the same. He’s clumsy and I’m very clumsy. None of us take ourselves too seriously. She continued, “My group of friends is the most unique, expressive and dramatic group of people you’ll ever meet. And for some people, that’s way too much. But we support quirks and quirks. on the other. I mean, my friends and I talk in accents all day. [or] in baby voices. She also gave advice for those who are looking for their person. “It’s about embracing your brilliance, finding what makes you unique and celebrating it. And I feel like it takes time to get there,” she said.

As for Kaia and Butler, the Life & Style source hinted that the two were working due to their 10-year age difference. “Austin is 10 years older than her, but she likes it,” the insider said. “They’re having fun getting to know each other better, and they make a really cute couple.”

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For more on Anna Wintour and the Met Gala, read Amy Odell’s 2022 book, Anna: the biography. The biography, which has been named by Bloomberg as “10 most compelling books to put on your spring reading list”, follows Wintour’s life and career, from his childhood as a tomboy in the 1950s to the how she found her love of fashion as a teenager in 1960s London. The book also explains how Wintour became editor of Vogue after leaving high school to work in a boutique in London and traveling in New York, where she started her career at Condé Nast and made a name for herself. as the fashion media powerhouse the world knows today. Written by the old Cosmopolitan Amy Odell, Editor-in-Chief, Anna gives a candid look at Wintour’s personal story and the “hierarchical dynamics of the fashion industry” still foreign to outsiders. “Anna charts the relentless ambition of the woman who would become an icon,” reads the publisher’s description.

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