Simone Biles is all smiles after meeting her longtime crush Zac Efron. The Gold medal-winning Olympic gymnast was surprised when Zac Efron flew to Rio to give her a huge kiss on the cheek.
The two began communicating via Twitter after Biles appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show in March before the games began in Rio. During Simone Biles visit with Ellen, she shared about her secret celebrity crush. Ellen decided to make Biles day memorable by presenting the gymnast with a leotard that had Efron’s face all over it. The 19-year-old was ecstatic about her new competition attire. For the Olympian, her crush for Zac Efron started early on. She recently told NBC that she had a cardboard cutout of the actor in her bedroom.
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Throughout the Olympic games Biles and Efron tweeted back and forth. The High School Musical star congratulated the Olympian for making it to the finals. The sweet tweet read “So phenomenal a skill’s named after her. Congrats on sticking the Biles and qualifying for the finals @Simone Biles!” She quickly responded to the heartthrob by tweeting, “@ZacEfron Thanks Zac! I hope you can watch Team Final tomorrow night.” Efron responded with a flirtatious message, pic of himself, and a super cute winking emoji. His tweet read, “Of course I’m watching the #FinalFive dominate the floor! #Rio2016 #TeamUSA.”
@ZacEfron Thanks Zac! I hope you can watch Team Final tomorrow night.
— Simone Biles (@Simone_Biles) August 9, 2016
— Zac Efron (@ZacEfron) August 10, 2016
Biles dreams have definitely come true. The record breaking gymnast not only met her lifelong crush, she also went out with a huge win after competing in the Olympic games for the first time. Biles has become the first female to win four gold medals in the Olympics as a gymnast since 1984. The 4-foot-9 Olympian even brought home a bronze medal to accompany her gold ones. She has recently been called the the best gymnast of all time.