Simone Biles' Play 'Boyfriend' Has a Message For Her Crush Zac Efron
Watch out Zac Efron! You have some competition on your hands.
Brazilian gymnast, Arthur Nory Mariano is vying for Simone Biles’ heart and he means business.
Mariano took to Instagram today to declare his affection for America’s newest sweetheart.
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“Hey @zacefron [Zac Efron] I saw her first…She is my girl,” he wrote along with a picture of him tightly squeezing and kissing the petite gymnast.
And he might be right.
A quick scroll through his Instagram page shows a number of photos with the two looking happy as can be. In one of the photos, Mariano referred to Biles as his “Olympic date”.
In another picture, the two are side-by-side kissing their medals — one of Simone’s five Rio Olympic medals and Mariano’s first at Rio for the men’s floor exercise.
“Congrats BABE! You are doing an amazing job here at the Olympics,” he captioned it.
Surely Zac didn’t think he would skate off with the most decorated female American gymnast at Rio without any competition.
How does a girl choose between a Hollywood beau and an Olympic hottie? We don’t know.
But we have to admit, this doesn’t sound like a bad problem to have.
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