Thu 7 July 2022 14:08, UK

The internet is ablaze with dating rumors as an Instagram interaction has some fans convinced Julian Casablancas is dating Devon Lee Carlson.

A Reddit thread published last month alleged the The Strokes singer had been getting close to entrepreneur Carlson this summer. This crossover certainly came as a surprise to us!

Let’s take a look at the interactions between Carlson and Casablancas that are leading internet users to don their investigator caps.

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Devon Lee Carlson and Julian Casablancas’ Insta interactions has fans convinced they’re dating

On 11 June 2022, Julian Casablancas posted a series of images to Instagram. The third of seven images posted in the ‘photo dump’ was captioned “Random Spanish Girl”. Some internet users have alleged this “random girl” is Devon Lee Carlson.

It just so happens, Devon Lee Carlson was in Barcelona on a trip to Spain at the same time Julian Casablancas was there. Two days before Casablancas shared his Instagram post, Carlson posted an Instagram story wearing a zebra-print dress from Reformation; this resembles the dress worn by the “Random Spanish Girl” in Casablancas’ Instagram post.

The coincidence has some convinced, as explained on the Reddit thread, that the two were spending some time together in Spain.

Carlson follows Casablancas on Instagram, although he doesn’t follow the Wildflower Cases founder back. That hasn’t stopped the two interacting, though. Devon Lee Carlson reportedly commented “you are so dope” on one of Casablancas’ recent Instagram posts.

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What is their age difference?

Age gaps in the entertainment industry are hardly rare. Notable couples in Hollywood such as Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas; Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi; Jason Statham and Rosie-Huntington-Whiteley; and Alec and Hilaria Baldwin all have age differences of more than a decade.

As rumours swirl that Devon Lee Carlson and Julian Casablancas are an item, you might be wondering about their age gap?

Casablancas was born in New York on 23 August 1978. He is currently 43 years old. Carlson was born on 3 August 1994, making her currently 27 years old. They will turn 44 and 28 years old respectively next month.

That means Carlson and Casablancas have an age gap of 16 years.

Julian Casablancas’ dating history: A rundown

Strokes frontman Julian Casablancas was married to Juliet Joslin for 15 years before the couple parted ways in 2019. They had two children, Cal and Zephyr, born in 2010 and 2015 respectively.

Casablancas and Joslin met while she was working as The Strokes’ assistant manager.

After they parted, Casablancas sparked a romance with another of his colleagues – the Daily Mail reported he was dating one of The Strokes’ roadies in 2020. Casablancas hasn’t been romantically linked with anyone since – until now, according to some fans.

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Who has Devon Lee Carlson dated?

This isn’t the first time Devon Lee Carlson has been romantically linked with a musician. For years, the social media star was in a relationship with Jesse Rutherford, singer of The Neighbourhood.

In November 2021, Carlson deleted “Jesse’s girlfriend” from her social media bio, prompting speculation the pair had broken up. Carlson also took down posts of the couple together.

Rutherford and Carlson first met as teenagers at a local mall, having attended the same school. Rutherford was a senior while Carlson was a freshman, according to Hollywood Mask. They dated briefly before splitting up, later reuniting in 2015.

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