Charli D’Amelio is the biggest TikTok celebrity on the platform. As the first person to nab 100 million followers, D’Amelio’s dancing videos (and ensuing influencer shenanigans) have made her huge to Gen Z.
The 16-year-old’s dating life is, of course, always up for speculation with her internet-dwelling fans. D’Amelio’s list of past relationships is understandably short given her age — but that doesn’t mean it’s drama-free, either.
She was first spotted packing on the PDA with Chase Hudson in December 2019.
After D’Amelio was spotted kissing fellow influencer Chase Hudson (also known as Lil Huddy) on New Year’s Eve, rumors circulated that they were a couple.
By February 2020, Hudson told Entertainment Tonight they were exclusive.
“I’m taking it as slow as humanly possible before I pop the question [of asking her to be my girlfriend]. But we are very exclusive and very into each other,” Hudson said.
By March, fans were spreading new gossip about the pair — that they had split.
After Josh Richards dropped his infamous social media diss track “Still Softish,” where he accused Hudson of cheating on D’Amelio with Richard’s ex-girlfriend Nessa Barrett, the teen romance was over.
The pair split in April 2020.
Hudson subtly addressed the cheating rumors on Twitter.
“I’m just doing what I love. Don’t try and f*** with something that is pure especially when it is false to begin with,” he tweeted. “I love one woman. Do not tell lies.”
On April 14, D’Amelio announced their breakup in an Instagram story.
“I decided I needed to tell you all that we are no longer together. It hurts me to say this, but we’ve decided that this is what’s best for the both of us,” D’Amelio wrote in the post. “We are still close friends and I would not change that for anything! I truly have so much love for Chase and with nothing but the best for him!”
By May, it looked like they were back together again.
On D’Amelio’s 16th birthday, Hudson posted a comment with a white heart emoji on her TikTok video. Then Hudson was spotted rocking D’Amelio merch in a video.
The two posted a video together in June with very different captions on their respective accounts.
Then it appeared they ended things permanently in July.
In July, Hudson confessed to kissing Nessa Barrett, but said it was when they were both single. Following the drama, D’Amelio and Hudson broke up for good.
Rumors they got back together spread in October 2020.
Although TikTokers believed the two had rekindled their romance, Hudson shut things down quickly. When Hudson and D’Amelio wore matching rings in a video, but he said they were mere “friendship rings.”
They’re now friends and seem to have gone on vacation together.
D’Amelio and Hudson have maintained their friendship despite the public lows and even vacationed together last December in the Bahamas — yes, during the pandemic, but we said there would be drama.
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