Photos of Zendaya and Odell Beckham Jr. on the Grammys after-party could have initially fueled relationship hypothesis, however the pair saved the gossip mill churning once they sat collectively at a New York Knicks basketball recreation. Per Seventeen, Zendaya and Beckham Jr. had been papped fist-bumping, whispering in one another’s ears, laughing, and (probably) holding fingers. It was all very flirty, so Zendaya confused followers by taking to Snapchat to assert she ran into Beckham Jr. on the recreation accidentally. Later, she clarified to Further, “It occurs on a regular basis. Actually if I present up wherever with anybody [the romance rumors] mechanically occur.” She continued, “It is humorous as a result of I did not go there with [Odell], truly; he simply occurred to be there, as properly. I did not know he was going to be there. Instantly once I noticed him I used to be like, ‘Oh, dang it!'”
Later, Zendaya reiterated her stance that she and Beckham Jr. had been simply associates, in line with TMZ. After asking if she could be excited about happening a date with Golden State Warriors basketball star Klay Thompson, the paparazzi famous she’d been noticed with an athlete earlier than. “[Odell] was simply my homie,” Zendaya clarified. “We [hung] out one time and it turned so much. Nevertheless it’s effective.” The revelation was disappointing to Z’s followers, together with Gabrielle Union, who tweeted that she was “right here for all this goodness,” when photos of the “Dune” star with Beckham Jr. first made the rounds on the Web.