January 19, 2023 |

Vanessa Hudgens is “crying” over her ex Austin Butler’s viral Elvis Presley accent.

On Thursday, Ryan Scott shared an Instagram post, which featured a Web page Six article about Butler’s viral cadence.

“He went to the Woman Gaga faculty of Oscar marketing campaign appearing,” Scott captioned the put up, catching Hudgens’ consideration.

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Vanessa Hudgens reacted to her ex Austin Butler’s Elvis Presley-inspired accent.
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“Crying,” the “Excessive College Musical” alum wrote within the feedback part.

Scott was seemingly poking enjoyable on the “Simply Dance” singer’s Italian accent from the 2021 movie “Home of Gucci,” which many believed had an Jap European aptitude.

Hudgens’ response was prompted after the “Elvis” actor’s voice coach mentioned his new accent could be right here to remain.

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“Crying,” she wrote.

“What you noticed in that Golden Globes speech, that’s him. It’s real, it’s not placed on,” Irene Bartlett told ABC Gold Coast after Butler was dragged for still sounding like the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll throughout his acceptance speech.

“I really feel sorry persons are saying that, you already know, it’s nonetheless appearing [but] he’s really taken [the voice of Presley] on board.”

Hudgens, 34, and Butler, 31, dated for nearly a decade, throughout which period the “Spring Breakers” actor steered her then-boyfriend ought to play Presley on display screen.

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Vanessa Hudgens at an event.
That is the primary time Hudgens has mentioned something about her ex’s accent for the reason that movie got here out in 2022.
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“Final December, we have been driving alongside and we have been listening to Christmas music, after which an Elvis Presley Christmas tune got here on,” Hudgens said during a 2019 appearance on “Live with Kelly and Ryan.”

“He had simply dyed his hair darkish. He’s a pure blond, and I used to be him and he was singing alongside and I used to be like, ‘Babe, it’s worthwhile to play Elvis.’”

A still of Austin Butler in the Elvis Presley biopic.
Butler took house a Golden Globe for his portrayal of the rock legend.
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Butler just lately made headlines after referring to Hudgens as a “pal” whereas retelling the story on the Hollywood Reporter’s “Actors Roundtable” earlier this month.

“The month earlier than I heard that Baz [Luhrmann] was making the film, I used to be going to take a look at Christmas lights with a pal, and there was an Elvis Christmas tune on the radio and I used to be singing alongside, and my pal seemed over at me and goes, ‘You’ve obtained to play Elvis.’ I mentioned, ‘Oh, that’s such a protracted shot,’” Butler recalled.

“A few weeks later, I used to be taking part in the piano,” he continued.

Vanessa Hudgens and Austin Butler on the red carpet.
The duo dated for nearly 10 years earlier than splitting in 2020.

“I by no means actually sang for any of my mates or something. That very same pal was there and I used to be taking part in the piano. She mentioned, ‘I’m critical. You gotta determine how one can get the rights to a script.’ Then my agent referred to as and mentioned, ‘So, Baz Luhrmann is making an Elvis movie.’”

Butler and Hudgens have been first linked at fellow Disney Channel alum Ashley Tisdale’s sister’s birthday in 2011 and dated until January 2020.

Butler has since moved on with mannequin Kaia Gerber, who was readily available to celebrate with a smooch when he received the 2023 Golden Globe Award for Finest Actor for his portrayal of the “Hound Canine” singer.

Hudgens, for her half, has been loved up with MLB star Cole Tucker since 2020.