Austin Butler’s ex Vanessa Hudgens has some ideas about his Elvis Presley accent. Months after wrapping filming for his Golden Globe–winning turn because the King of Rock in “Elvis,” Butler remains to be channeling the late legend together with his voice. Not too long ago, the actor’s voice coach got here to his protection throughout an interview with Australia’s ABC Gold Coast, calling the change “real.” Nonetheless, that hasn’t slowed down the memes about Butler’s accent.
On Jan. 20, Hudgens responded to an Instagram slideshow of memes concerning the evolution of her ex’s voice since he starred in “Elvis.” The “Princess Change” star commented on the submit, “Crying.”
Butler and Hudgens were together from 2011 to 2020, so the 34-year-old is actually conversant in his pre-“Elvis” voice. A supply beforehand advised E! News that distance was to blame for the couple’s cut up. When the information of their breakup broke in January 2020, Hudgens was busy filming “The Princess Switch: Switched Once more,” whereas Butler was in Australia engaged on “Elvis.”
In Might 2022, the Golden Globe–winner provided a cryptic response to a query about their breakup throughout an interview with GQ Hype. “Life is stuffed with modifications,” he mentioned. “And you have to discover a manner to continually be evolving and rising.”
For his half, Butler has maintained that he does not hear as a lot Presley in his accent as everybody else does. After his Golden Globe win, he advised Variety that he hasn’t observed an enduring change to the sound of his voice. “I do not suppose I sound like him nonetheless, however I suppose [it must be] as a result of I hear it quite a bit,” he mentioned.
Butler continued, “I typically liken it to when any individual lives out of the country for a very long time. I had three years the place [Elvis] was my solely focus in life, so I am certain there’s simply items of my DNA that may all the time be linked in that manner.”