Uh oh! Simone Bile’s ‘Brazilian Boyfriend’ is feeling a little bit threatened by all the fawning Zac Efron did towards the Olympic champion. He’s posted a message letting the movie hunk know she’s ‘his girl’ and he better step off. Keep reading for what he had to say.
“Hey @zacefron I saw her first… She is my girl ❤️😁🙏🏻. Proud of you Simone! You are phenomenal in whole world and special. You made history. Love u,” Brazilian gymnastics hunk Arthur Nory Mariano, 22, wrote on his Instagram Aug. 17 after Simone, 19, was completely swept off her feet after meeting super hottie Zac Efron, 28. He was clearly joking as the pair aren’t real life boyfriend and girlfriend, but it was an adorable stab at Simone and Zac’s flirty activity on The Today Show.
In the accompanying photo, Arthur is seev lifting up Simone in his arms and planting a great big kiss on her cheek, while Simone has a great big smile for the camera as she holds on to him. These two are just too cute for words. Simone first shared with the world that Arthur was her “Brazilian boyfriend” via her Twitter in late July before the games started, and continued to post flirty pics of them throughout the Olympics.
She turned out to be a total good luck charm for him as Arthur brought home his very first Olympic medal, nabbing the bronze for his floor exercise. While that can never stack up to Simone’s four gold medals and one bronze, he’s clearly so proud of her with his adoring post, praising her historic accomplishment. We’re totally going to miss the pair’s cute back and forth’s on social media when the Rio games come to a close Aug. 21, but since they’ve been close pals for over three years, we’re sure their flirtations will live on long after the Olympics.
HollywoodLifers, what do you think of Arthur telling Zac to step off his girl?