Fans Devastated as Chris Evans, Selena Gomez Dating Rumors Debunked

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Last week, Marvel fans and Disney Channel fans took the internet by storm after reports surfaced that MCU star Chris Evans (Captain America/Steve Rogers) and former Wizards of Waverly Place starlet Selena Gomez (Alex Russo) were dating.

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The rumors about the Princess Protection Service leading lady and the MCU Avengers franchise alum began when the 40-year-old actor “followed her [29-year-old Gomez] on Instagram. Internet spies also spotted the two leaving a studio together in Los Angeles on October 1st. Later on, they were seen at a restaurant together.”

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Now, however, the dating rumors have been debunked thanks to some investigative work by fashion magazine, Elle. Their recent article notes:

…the paparazzi photos of them in the alleged same locations are actually old shots of Gomez (one is of her leaving a studio in October 2019 and another is of her leaving pilates in November 2017) and Evans (one is of him from summer 2020 when he was with then-rumored flame Lily James in London and another is of him from October 2013), appearing separately with similar backgrounds that are actually different places.

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It is, however, accurate that Evans recently followed Gomez on Instagram — though it’s worth noting that she hasn’t followed the actor back at this time.

The duo’s fans, though, are ever-persistent and haven’t given up on a potential relationship between the two Hollywood stars.

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Laura took to Twitter to send some good vibes into the universe:

Day 35 manifesting Chris Evans and Selena Gomez posting cute family pics with Winnie and dodger

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Another fan of both Evans and Gomez has been literally dreaming about the two becoming a real-life couple:

Last night I had a dream where I was watching the news and they said that Selena Gomez and Chris Evans were married and my gosh it felt so real until I woke up

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For now, both Evans and Gomez are officially single and have stayed busy in their post-Infinity Saga and post-Disney Channel lives, respectively. He is currently filming Disney’s Lightyear, a story based on fan-favorite Tim Allen Toy Story character Buzz Lightyear, while she was recently in the well-received series Only Murders In the Building and just finished production on Hotel Transylvania: Transformania.

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