It’s officially Zendaya’s 25th birthday, and to mark the occasion Tom Holland has tapped into his archives to post a sweet tribute for the star.
On September 1, Tom took to Instagram to share a cute analog snapshot of the two, seemingly in a dressing room while Tom gets his Spider-Man “glam” (aka wounds and scars) on. The picture shows Tom clad in his Spider-Man suit in the makeup chair with a few scratches already on his face. Zendaya, in her MJ hair and attire, is perched behind him with a film camera in hand. While the camera covers most of Z’s face, her cheeky smile is still pretty easy to make out. “My MJ, have the happiest of birthdays. Gimme a call when your [sic] up,” Tom captioned the post, which he signed off with “xxx” to represent three kisses.
Tom’s post has fans feeling all the feels on Twitter. “Tom holland called zendaya his mj. u really don’t understand.. we have come so far like aur wow,” a user posted. “Tom holland and zendaya are soulmates. that is all,” another one wrote. “TOM HOLLAND CALLING ZENDAYA ‘MY MJ’ I CANT DO THIS,” a third one added. (In June, for Tom’s birthday, Zendaya posted a recent throwback pic of Tom to her Instagram stories, writing, “Pretty glad you were born.”)
Of course, Z and Tom have been not only co-stars but also good friends since 2017, when Spider-Man: Homecoming premiered. Though they had been romantically linked more than a handful of times since, they had repeatedly shot down rumors. However, a source told Us earlier this summer that their relationship had recently “turned romantic.” Back in July, the pair were spotted kissing in Los Angeles, which started the romance rumor mill. In August, the pair were also seen attending a wedding together, which further sparked speculation. Neither Zendaya nor Tom has publicly clarified the nature of their relationship, and it looks like the two rightfully enjoy keeping their personal lives private. But if Tom’s birthday tribute proves one thing, it’s that they clearly have plenty of love for each other.
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