Simone Biles hears from crush Zac Efron
Simone Biles has been showered with congratulatory tweets since she took home the gold medal in the women’s all-around Thursday night, but we can probably guess where her favorite shoutout came from.
Biles has tweeted about having a crush on Zac Efron for years:
zac efron is just
— Simone Biles (@Simone_Biles) November 25, 2013
— Simone Biles (@Simone_Biles) December 25, 2014
Biles loves Efron so much that Ellen DeGeneres even gave her a Zac Efron-themed leotard:
— Simone Biles (@Simone_Biles) March 8, 2016
On Thursday night, Efron congratulated Biles. It wasn’t the first time the actor has shown support for her on social media.
— Zac Efron (@ZacEfron) August 12, 2016
thanks so much! you're the best https://t.co/PUQphNMxuM
— Simone Biles (@Simone_Biles) August 12, 2016
@ZacEfron Thanks Zac! I hope you can watch Team Final tomorrow night.
— Simone Biles (@Simone_Biles) August 9, 2016
The U.S. swim team has gotten plenty of love from some NBA stars (video here) and countless other celebrities and athletes, so it’s nice to see Biles getting the attention from her main man.