- Zendaya’s mother, Claire Stoermer, shared a post on Instagram about clickbait.
- Her post was shared amid unverified reports that Zendaya and Tom Holland are engaged.
- The stars met through the “Spider-Man” franchise and have been dating publicly since July 2021.
Zendaya’s mother, Claire Stoermer, has seemingly reacted to viral rumors that the ‘Euphoria’ star and boyfriend Tom Holland have gotten engaged.
On Wednesday night, Stoermer posted a screenshot of a note containing the definition of “clickbait” to his Instagram story.
“Clickbait generally refers to the practice of writing sensationalized or misleading headlines in order to attract clicks to a piece of content,” reads the quote, taken from marketing software site CoSchedule. “It often relies on exaggerated claims or the omission of key information in order to encourage traffic. The term is generally used in a dismissive sense.”
Stoermer didn’t provide any additional context or reactions, but his post came days after speculation about the relationship between the “Spider-Man” castmates escalated.
On November 23, fashion retailer PrettyLittleThing’s verified Twitter account shared a Publish about stars “who would consider getting married and starting a family”. The brand quoted the company’s Instagram account Pubity and the tweet has amassed more than 18,000 likes at the time of this article’s publication.
Then a few days later on Tuesday, other Twitter accounts posted information about Zendaya and Holland’s supposed engagement.
Tweets posted by unverified accounts @ThePopTingz, @thepophiveand @westenthu accumulated thousands of likes and retweets. Despite concrete evidence, fans online began posting their reactions to the news – some of which went viral.
—turandot (@godhelpthegrl) November 28, 2022
—Norma California loves a mess (@Nia_Angell) November 30, 2022
It’s unclear how the baseless rumors started, given that none of the viral tweets cited reliable sources or publications. But Us Weekly recently ran an article with a source claiming that Zendaya and Holland are “both in setup mode and absolutely planning a real future together.”
Zendaya and Holland met through their roles as MJ and Peter Parker/Spider-Man in Sony and Marvel’s latest reboot of the “Spider-Man” franchise.
The actors first shared the screen together in the 2017 film “Spider-Man: Homecoming” and starred in two sequels, “Spider-Man: Far From Home” (2019) and “Spider-Man: No Way Home” (2021).
Over the years, the couple shut down dating reports and insisted their relationship was platonic. But in July 2021, they were photographed kissing in an Audi driven by Holland. Since then, the actors have generally remained tight-lipped about their relationship.
Months later, in a cover story for GQ’s Men of the Year issue, Holland said he and Zendaya “felt kind of deprived of our privacy” when paparazzi took pictures of them that summer. in the car.
“One of the downsides of our fame is that privacy is not really in our control anymore, and a moment that you think is between two people who love each other very much is now a moment shared with the whole world,” said said Holland. said.
The ‘Uncharted’ star also said that “it’s not a conversation I can have without her.”
“It’s not my story. It’s our story. And we’ll talk about it when we’re ready to talk about it together,” Holland said.
Representatives for Zendaya and Tom Holland did not immediately respond to Insider’s requests for comment.