Austin Butler credits ex-girlfriend Vanessa Hudgens for inspiring him to do Elvis role | English Movie News

The Oscars along with its after party is a chance for several celebrities to run into each other after being too caught up in work and its vicissitudes the year round. ‘Elvis‘ star Austin Butler was looking very happy while posing with his new girlfriend Kaia Gerber. However, right after he posed for the paparazzi, his ex-girlfriend of nine years Vanessa Hudgens sauntered past while he was chatting with Sharon Stone.She appeared to ignore him even though he recently credited her for inspiring him to take up the role of Elvis Presley in the film Elvis that has catapulted the actor to international fame and even fetched him an Oscar nomination for Best Actor.

The actor grew so much into his Elvis role that many say that the lingering Elvis accent has still not left him completely. After initially saying that his current girlfriend, Kaia advised him to take up the Elvis role, he hastily corrected himself after receiving much online criticism.

He clarified recently, “That’s right [that my partner at the time, Vanessa Hudgens, encouraged me to play Elvis]. We’d been together for so long and she had this sort of clairvoyant moment and so I really, I owe her a lot for believing in me.”

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