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    Zendaya And Tom Holland's Relationship Timeline, Because I Know You're Scouring The Internet For Deets

    The most iconic best friends to lovers trope, I think.

    Reader, as I'm sure you are aware, Zendaya and Tom Holland recently lit up the internet with their car makeout sesh.


    I'll give you a moment to stare at this photo. Yearn, cry, rejoice — do whatever you need to do right now.

    They look ecstatic! Elated, even! I am so happy for them!!!!!


    And this happiness is so totally not even at all related to the fact that I have shipped them for years and feel as if I have personally won.

    And, is it just me, or does this kiss give "We have definitely done this offscreen before" vibes?

    Tom holding Zendaya's face as he leans in for a kiss
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    I don't know...this looks well-practiced to me.

    Personally, I feel that the chemistry between them has been palpable ever since I first saw this video.

    everytime i watch this i want to focus on zendaya but end up watching tom 😭

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    And you cannot forget the masterpiece that is their 2017 Lip Sync Battle.

    For us Tomdaya stans, this day was prophesied long ago — it was just a matter of time.

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    Just look at the way they gaze at each other. 

    It all started in 2016, with the filming of Spider-Man: Homecoming.

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    Previous MJ (Zendaya) and Spider-Man/Peter Parker (Tom) iterations (first, Kirsten Dunst and Tobey Maguire, and second, Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone) have had romantic relationships. So, naturally, people began speculating — was another romance afoot?

    They started appearing on each other's social media.

    In November 2016, they looked absolutely dashing on their dual cover for The Hollywood Reporter.

    But things started to really heat up in 2017, when they were frequently seen posing on red carpets together.

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    Just look at this homage to Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith's red carpet pose at the 2007 SAG Awards.

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    Now, if that doesn't scream romance to me...

    In 2017, People reported that a source close to the two revealed they were dating, even going on vacations together.

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    But they have long denied rumors of them dating.

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    After the report from People, Zendaya laughed off the rumors. That year she also told Variety that Tom is “literally one of [her] best friends." And, shortly before the premiere for Homecoming, Tom also confirmed to People that the two are "like the best of friends."

    In 2018, Tom celebrated Zendaya's Met Gala debut.

    And then this occurred in 2019.

    In an April cover story for British GQ, Tom talked about how Zendaya "helped [him] a lot" when it came to interacting with fans and dealing with fame.

    But he continued that it is "incredibly frustrating" and "nerve-racking" navigating romance in the spotlight, and is something he worries about "most" of all the facets of his career.

    However, it's important to note that throughout the past four years, both Zendaya and Tom have been linked to other partners.

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    Tom dated family friend Olivia Bolton from July 2019 to April 2020. And in February 2020, Zendaya was seen sharing cute PDA moments out and about in New York City with Euphoria costar Jacob Elordi, before he began dating Kaia Gerber in September.

    But, for me, it's always been them <3.

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    A visual representation of my heart flipping in joy.

    Both Zendaya and Tom are very quiet right now and have yet to address the pictures, but we'll let you know as soon as they do!

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