Zac Efron and Taylor Swift Were Roasted by Ellen DeGeneres for Dating Despite Claiming They Never Were a Couple

by Jeremy Spirogis
Zac Efron and Taylor Swift arrive at the 2011 People

Ellen DeGeneres has fallen out of favor with a few of her followers since employees from The Ellen DeGeneres Show got here ahead and claimed manufacturing handled them unfairly. And now, we’re trying again at some previous interviews.

We can’t overlook what number of instances each Zac Efron and Taylor Swift appeared on the discuss present. And this prompted rumors to run rampant relating to a doable relationship. Here’s how DeGeneres roasted them and what’s occurring now.

Zac Efron has a rumored new girlfriend in 2020

Efron is getting various consideration in 2020 because of his Netflix collection, Down to Earth. But now, it’s rumors of a brand new girlfriend which are coming to mild.

According to Daily Mail, Efron’s been seen out and about with Australian mannequin Vanessa Valladares. The two have been noticed since September 2020 going out for brunch as properly on a ski journey collectively.

Dail Mail additionally famous that Valladares is 25 and was working as a meals server previous to assembly Efron. Despite her present job, she appears to have big-time mannequin aspirations.

The relationship with Efron appears model new, so we’re betting the duo are simply attending to know one another nonetheless. And previous to Valladares, Efron was linked to Vanessa Hudgens, as the 2 met by High School Musical and stayed collectively for 4 years. Then, in 2012, Efron was rumored to be courting actress and mannequin Lily Collins. And after that, Efron had a number of different relationships with well-known girls he labored with, however all of them appeared to fizzle out.

Ellen DeGeneres made a number of jokes about Efron and Taylor Swift being a pair

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So, have been Efron and Swift ever romantically entwined? According to the actress and the singer, they by no means had a factor. But once they appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show again in February 2012, DeGeneres was unconvinced.

“What did ya’ll do for Valetine’s Day together?” DeGeneres requested Swift and Efron once they each appeared on the discuss present.

“Well, I don’t know. He had plans on Valentine’s Day,” Swift rebuked. And she then defined that she spent her big day together with her different single girl mates. And Efron stated he cooked dinner with “the friend” that Swift referred to in her assertion — but it surely wasn’t her.

DeGeneres then provides that the one purpose she’s “joking” about Swift and Efron having relationship potential is as a result of she’s heard the rumors. And she then presents the 2 with T-shirts that replicate the rumour. One T-shirt stated “lovers,” one other stated, “we’re just friends,” and probably the most stunning stated, “we only hooked up once.” The remaining T-shirt learn, “we broke up.”

“I hope this one doesn’t shrink too much,” Efron joked concerning the “we only hooked up once” shirt.

“Because you’ll wear that a lot?” DeGeneres joked again.

DeGeneres introduced it up once more to Swift on ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’

Zac Efron and Taylor Swift arrive at the 2011 People's Choice Awards
Zac Efron and Taylor Swift arrive on the 2011 People’s Choice Awards | Christopher Polk/Getty Images for PCA

This isn’t the final time Swift heard concerning the Efron romance rumors. In reality, DeGeneres introduced them up as soon as once more when Swift visited one other time — however the jokes didn’t land fairly as properly.

“You were here with your boyfriend, Zac Efron, last time,” DeGeneres begins in her section with Swift in 2013.

“We actually never dated,” Swift makes an attempt to make clear.

“Yes you did,” DeGeneres begins. And the joke continues, with DeGeneres asking why Swift “denies it” in a while within the interview. “Which song is about Zac on the new CD?” DeGeneres then provides.

“There’s nothing really about Zac on the CD because we didn’t date,” Swift notes once more.

Eventually, DeGeneres introduces a recreation that pokes much more enjoyable at Swift’s love life — and it ends with Swift begging DeGeneres to cease, because it’s demoralizing to solely concentrate on her love life. While Swift appears in good spirits in the beginning of the interview, there’s probability DeGeneres went too far.

It’s all water beneath the bridge now, as Swift is fortunately with actor Joe Alwyn and Efron appears to be getting alongside fairly properly with Valladares. But if the singer and actor do ever get collectively, it appears DeGeneres referred to as it first.

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