For the past couple of days, people have been yapping on about adored actors Florence Pugh and Zach Braff maybe, or maybe not being engaged, or already married. Is there any truth to it? I don’t know! But I thought I’d dive into the whole thing, ‘cos ya girl is a curious little shit.
Rumours!? What rumours!?
Rewind to January of this year when Pugh’s mate referred to her as “FPB” in a birthday message on Instagram, which many people guessed stood for Florence Pugh-Braff.
Said mate has since edited the caption to “FP” after it kicked off all the rumours, because people really thought the pair had married in secret.
Neither actor has acknowledged the rumours, which is completely fair.
In his birthday post to Pugh, Braff wrote, “Happy Birthday to the most fun person I’ve ever met. I would have felt blessed to have smiled with you for one night. I can’t believe I get to giggle with you every day. What a pleasure it is to know you. What a gift to the world it was that you were born.”
What an absolute sweetheart.
Anywho, then the gossip mongers at Daily Mail posted pictures of the pair on a walk with their dog this week (March 8). Braff was snapped wearing a ring on his wedding finger, reigniting the rumours. But Pugh wore no such ring on her left hand.
I would honestly laugh if it was a fancy band-aid or something.
When did Florence Pugh and Zach Braff start dating?
Pugh and Braff have known each other since at least 2018, after the latter cast the former in his short film, In The Time It Takes To Get There.
Then in October 2019, fans started to catch on to their romance after Braff posted a slew of photos on Instagram with the caption, “People I love.”
Pugh later confirmed their relationship to the public after she celebrated Braff’s birthday on Instagram.
“Today we shall smile wider than the clouds are grey,” she wrote.
“April 6th and we’re celebrating hard! Happy Birthday wishes, boogies and cheers for this special person. Raise those bubbles and jiggle!”
Following an unreal amount of backlash for the age gap between the two actors – Pugh is 25 and Braff is 45 – the Little Women star posted a video harpooning people for telling her who she should love.
“I do not need you to to tell me who I should and should not love, and I would never in my life ever tell anyone who they can and cannot love,” Pugh said, adding that she’d rather people unfollow her than leave negative comments.
“The abuse you throw at him is abuse you’re throwing at me and I don’t want those followers,” she said.
Speaking about the video to Mr Porter, Braff said, “She literally sat down, hit record on her phone and said that. I thought, ‘How could I possibly follow anything as intelligent and articulate as that?’ So, I chose not to.”
Pugh most recently wrapped production on Olivia Wilde‘s psychological thriller, Don’t Worry Darling, co-starring Harry Styles, and Wilde.
According to Variety, the film “is set in an isolated community in the California desert in the 1950s.”
Stay tuned for a trailer and release date.