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Wild theory Zac Efron was dating his ex-girlfriend Vanessa Valladares THREE years ago emerges


May: Rumours swirl Hollywood star Zac Efron has been secretly living in Byron Bay

June: Zac is reported to have first met inspiring model, Vanessa Valladares, while she was waiting tables at Byron Bay’s General Store & Café

June 22: Social media goes into frenzy with reports Zac was spotted dining alone at General Store & Café

July 1: Zac was pictured for the first time in Australia, giving Vanessa a kiss on the cheek during her shift

August 2: TMZ reported Zac was formulating’ a plan to escape LA and move full-time to Australia’

August 22: Zac is reported to have ‘inspected and put in an offer’ on a Byron Bay property

August 24: Zac ‘cancelled his flight back to LA’ amid rumours he was looking to move Down Under for good

September 3: Zac and Vanessa pictured enjoying ski holiday in Thredbo

September 4: Things appeared to be going from strength-to-strength, Zac and Vanessa were spotted holding hands for the first time during lunch date

September 5: Zac and Vanessa were spotted looking loved-up while during brunch date in Lennox Head

September 9: Zac is reported to have been spotted house hunting

September 22: Zac is said to be ‘torn between living in Australia with his girlfriend and his career in Hollywood

October 2: Zac and Vanessa were spotted in Sydney’s Bondi Beach

October 14: Reports surfaced Zac was ‘planning to propose to his girlfriend’

October 18: Zac hosted star-studded birthday party in Byron Bay with Kyle Sandilands and Melissa McCarthy also in attendance

October 22: Zac and Vanessa spotted having lunch on Gold Coast

November 6: Zac was spotted at an Adelaide Bar – after it was announced he’s filming upcoming movie Gold in South Australia

December 4: Zac and Vanessa were seen together for the first time in weeks, amid rumours they ‘took a break’

December 22: Zac listed his $7.8million LA bachelor pad for sale


Jan 9: Zac and Vanessa spotted packing on the PDA during beach outing

Feb 14: Zac finalised $2million purchase of block in Tweed Valley amid rumours he is planning to permanently relocate to Australia

March 9: Zac begins filming his new Netflix docuseries, Down to Earth, across Australia

March 27: Zac was spotted chatting to camera crew while he was visited by Vanessa in Melbourne, Victoria

March 30: Zac was spotted abseiling and hiking with his girlfriend in the Blue Mountains, while filming his Netflix series

April 2: Zac was spotted going on a coffee run without Vanessa

April 8: Vanessa was reported to have been walking around Sydney’s Barangaroo alone

April 11: Zac is understood to have ‘sent Vanessa home’

April 21: Radio shock jock Kyle Sandilands said that he spoke to Zac on the phone and he confirmed he was no longer dating Vanessa



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