Jacob Elordi and Zendaya became acquainted on the set of a new series titled “Euphoria.” The latter played the character, Rue Bennett, a drug addict. Subsequently, Elordi played the role of a somewhat villainous high school jock named Nate.
After the series, both actors were rumored to have kicked off a relationship, which remained mostly unconfirmed.
The widely speculated love story, however, appears to have ended in a friendship zone.
During the 2020 Emmy awards, actor Zendaya shocking and memorable win motivated Elordi to post on his Instagram page.
What words did Elordi have for his supposedly former girlfriend?
Zendaya’s Emmy Award Made History
The Emmy Awards ceremony was virtual due to the ongoing global pandemic, making it the first of its kind in 72 years.
For her outstanding performance in the drama series, Zendaya won the award for the Outstanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series; she also became the youngest person ever to win an award of that Emmy category.
Expressing shock and thrill, and amidst her loved ones, the Emmy award winner gave her acceptance speech.
“I know that this feels like a really weird time to be celebrating,” she acknowledged, “but I just want to say there is hope in the young people, out there. To all my peers out there doing the work, I see you, I admire you, and I thank you.”
Jacob Elordi’s Iconic Reply To Zendaya
Although nominated for a handful of Emmy recognitions himself, Elordi, according to Elle, did not attend the already socially distanced virtual ceremony, choosing instead to spend the weekend in Los Carbos, Mexico.
Elordi responded to the news of Zendaya’s win on Instagram in his first public message to her since he was seen in public with his new romantic partner Kaia Gerber.
He posted a picture of Zendaya in character as Rue of “Euphoria” on his Instagram story; he wrote, “Congratulations captain” tagged with a heart emoji and ended with bravo. He also tagged the actress to his post.
Other Emmy Awards Won By ‘Euphoria’ 2020
On the Emmy website, the HBO hit show was nominated for a total of 6 awards this year. That’s right! That’s how amazing the ongoing series is, and how fans love the main cast.
Although it recorded a 50% success rate, it’s still doing well on the big screens.
Zendaya was not the only award winner on the show, as the artist Labrinth also bagged an award for “Outstanding Original Music And Lyrics” for the closed out movie’s first season song titled “All For Us.”
Did Zendaya And Elordi Ever Date?
According to Elle, both Zendaya and Elordi have often downplayed the rumors swirling around their romantic involvement. The co-stars often discussed their closeness, but never admitted to being in a romantic relationship.
Zendaya referred to Elordi as her ‘best friend’ at the American Australian Association Arts Awards earlier in January 2020.
The duo was, however, photographed together in New York City, kissing in February 2020, Elle reported.
Furthermore, sources close to both actors confirmed they’re more than just friends.
Elordi’s recent Instagram post, however, is an indication that both actors are very friendly with one another.