As much as everyone loves a celebrity romance it seems there isn’t one between Vinnie Hacker and Olivia Rodrigo, as John Richards confirms they’re not dating in a podcast.

In May and June rumours swirled online that Olivia and Vinnie were a thing after E! News shared images of them hugging after a night out.

Vinnie Hacker and Olivia Rodrigo dating rumours

The publication reported the pair were on a night out at Greek Theatre, in Hollywood, then shared a hug outside of Hollywood hotspot No Vacancy before the 19-year-old Divers Licence singer left in her own car.

It was also reported Vinnie was in the crowd for Olivia’s concert – alongside the likes of Billie Eilish, Lizzo, and Tate McRae who also attended to support the singer – then, according to the publication, Vinnie was at the show’s afterparty.

From this, fans have been convinced the pair are now dating, with some fans saying they would be ‘this decades Taylor Swift and Harry Styles’ and others saying they simply weren’t ‘expecting’ it.

The High School Musical: The Musical: The Series actor was most recently dating producer Adam Faze, whom she dated throughout the second half of 2021.

But it was reported the pair broke up in February and she hasn’t been linked with anyone until now.

Josh Richards confirms Olivia and Vinnie aren’t dating

However, it seems the idea of the two together may be just that, an idea, as Josh Richards claimed the pair aren’t dating in a podcast.

In the BFFs podcast with BFFs Dave Portnoy, Josh Richards and Bri Chickenfry, the trio talked about the pictures when Josh interjected and said they’re ‘not dating’.

He said: “They’re not dating. All I know is I was golfing with Vinnie the other day and they’re not dating.”

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