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How Vanessa Hudgens encouraged Austin Butler to play Elvis - and who he has dated since
Austin Butler has been melting hearts since his roles on Sharpay's Fabulous Adventures and The Carrie Diaries in 2011 and 2013, respectively, but it's his role as Elvis in Baz Luhrman's critically-acclaimed film that truly landed him heartthrob status.MORE: Elvis and Priscilla Presley: the ultimate rundown of the couple's most stylish momentsHowever, as the actor continues to become increasingly more popular, some longtime fans can't help but get nostalgic when they think of who was always rooting for him as he paved his way into Hollywood, and that is his former girlfriend Vanessa Hudgens.The longtime couple broke hearts when they announced they were breaking up in 2020, after dating for nine years. They met through their mutual best friend, Ashley Tisdale, Vanessa's co-star in the High School Musical trilogy, and Austin's in its spin-off, Sharpay's Fabulous Adventure.WATCH: Austin Butler as Elvis PresleyMORE: Austin Butler reveals heartbreaking connection to Elvis Presley ahead of biopic release dateTwo years after their shocking split, more attention falling on the behind-the-scenes of the making of Elvis led fans to resurface a clip in which the Tick, Tick, Boom actress details how excited she was for her then boyfriend to land the part.Speaking on Live! With Kelly and Ryan back in 2019, she grew immediately giddy talking about his big break, and said: "I'm so, so proud.
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Elvis Presley's unknown 'feud' with John Lennon after one and only meeting
Elvis Presley is one of the world's biggest music icons – but did you know that he was rumoured to dislike one of The Beatles?It has been reported that the King Of Rock 'n' Roll was not a fan of Beatles star John Lennon, and that he even wanted him thrown out of America.Speaking to Daily Mail in 2011, journalist and PR Chris Hutchins revealed that a meeting between the two stars at Elvis' house was the cause of the rumoured feud.READ NEXT: Kurt Cobain to John Lennon - rockstars who died tragically young and how they diedHe said: "John had annoyed Presley by making his anti-war feelings known the moment he stepped into the massive lounge and spotted the table lamps – model wagons engraved with the message: ‘All the way with LBJ [former US President Lyndon B Johnson]."Lennon hated President Lyndon B Johnson for raising the stakes in the Vietnam War."Elvis had served in the US Army between 1958 and 1960 – during which time he also met ex-wife Priscilla Presley – and it proved to be an integral moment in his life that stayed with him.Speaking about that first – and only – meeting between The Beatles and Elvis, Priscilla said in an online video that she was surprised at "how shy" the group were."John was shy, timid, looking at him… I really believe that he just couldn’t believe that he was actually there with Elvis Presley."It was a little bit awkward because they just kept looking at him and not really saying anything and not really sitting down, just staring at him."However after John made his sentiments clear to Elvis, the King was unimpressed and felt that John's views were "un-American" and, as such, wanted him thrown out of the country.Chris Hutchins revealed that Elvis later "allied himself with FBI Director Edgar