Followers rapidly began to wonder if the duo had been extra than simply pals in 2017, however the costars tried to maintain their relationship lives non-public.
“We’re pals,” Zendaya stated in Selection’s Energy of Younger Hollywood concern in August 2017. “He’s an ideal dude. He’s actually one in every of my finest pals.”
The singer informed Leisure Tonight the identical month that she understood why individuals linked her with Holland.
“It occurs on a regular basis, and naturally we anticipated it,” she stated in August 2017. “I imply, it comes with the territory. It comes with the job, so it’s all good.”
Whereas Holland and Zendaya denied that they had been relationship on the time, their friendship only got stronger. A supply informed Us Weekly in 2017, “Tom has met Zendaya’s household and so they love him.”
In the meantime, the Cherry star and the Disney alum continued to highlight their close friendship.
“Speaking to Zendaya’s helped me lots, truly,” Holland informed British GQ in February 2021 explaining how the Shake It Up alum guided him by way of being within the highlight. “I used to come back throughout typically as a little bit of a d–okay to followers, primarily as I used to be at all times so shocked that they’d need a image with me or signature or no matter. I’d have a typical Londoner response, one in every of prompt suspicion: ‘Why are you speaking to me?’”
The English actor admitted it was “very nerve-wracking” to pursue relationships within the public eye.
“It implies that if you’re relationship somebody, it’s important to be actually acutely aware of their emotions, as a result of if one thing does occur between the 2 of you, it’s not simply occurring between the 2 of you, it’s occurring in entrance of the complete world,” he informed British GQ. “And it may be very sophisticated. It’s one of many issues I fear about most, of all of the issues in my profession.”
Following years of denying that they had been romantically linked, the twosome were spotted packing on the PDA in Holland’s car in July 2021.
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