Zac Efron’s ex-girlfriend Vanessa Valladares makes a brave face after split

Who needs a Hollywood hunk anyway? Zac Efron’s ex-girlfriend Vanessa Valladares makes a brave face as she catches up with a girlfriend in Byron Bay

Her whirlwind romance with Hollywood star Zac Efron came to an end in April.

But Vanessa Valladares seemed anything but heartbroken when she caught up with a friend in Byron Bay on Thursday.

The 26-year-old barista model beamed as she chatted with her blonde friend over takeaway coffee while relaxing outdoors in the city’s trendy Habitat district.

Who needs a Hollywood hunk anyway? Zac Efron’s ex-girlfriend Vanessa Valladares (left) pulled a brave face when she caught up with a friend in Byron Bay on Thursday

The brunette looked quintessentially stylish, wearing a white button-up blouse with quirky side cutouts and gray stone-leg jeans.

She completed her look with black brogues and gold jewelry.

Vanessa went makeup free for the occasion and let her trimmed mane fall into natural locks.

What heartbreak?  The 26-year-old barista model beamed as she chatted with her blonde friend over takeaway coffee while relaxing outdoors in the city's trendy Habitat district

What heartbreak? The 26-year-old barista model beamed as she chatted with her blonde friend over takeaway coffee while relaxing outdoors in the city’s trendy Habitat district

Effortlessly chic: the brunette looked quintessentially stylish, wearing a white button-up blouse with quirky side cutouts and gray stone-leg jeans

Effortlessly chic: the brunette looked quintessentially stylish, wearing a white button-up blouse with quirky side cutouts and gray stone-leg jeans

On the way: after sitting in the sun for a while, the women took a leisurely stroll through the nearby gardens

On the way: after sitting in the sun for a while, the women took a leisurely stroll through the nearby gardens

After sitting in the sun for a while, the women took a leisurely stroll through the nearby gardens.

The pair had a laugh together as they made the most of the unseasonably warm winter weather in northern New South Wales.

The sighting comes after Vanessa’s split from Zac, 33, in April.

Stylish: She completed her look with a pair of black brogues and gold jewelry

Stylish: She completed her look with a pair of black brogues and gold jewelry

According to various reports, Zac was introduced to Vanessa by her boss in June of last year at the Byron Bay General Store cafe, and the two clicked instantly.

Two months later, in August, Daily Mail Australia revealed that Zac had canceled his scheduled return flight to Los Angeles because he “didn’t really want to go back.”

Within weeks, the genetically blessed couple had moved in together in Byron Bay.

Au naturale: Vanessa went makeup-free and let her cropped hair fall into natural curls

Au naturale: Vanessa went makeup-free and let her cropped hair fall into natural curls

Happy: The couple laughed together as they made the most of the unseasonably warm winter weather in northern New South Wales

Happy: The couple laughed together as they made the most of the unseasonably warm winter weather in northern New South Wales

Zac confirmed their relationship in September when they were spotted holding hands in public.

Vanessa would accompany her famous boyfriend as he toured Australia from late 2020 to early 2021 for various work projects.

But they were confirmed to have stopped in April, when Zac’s friend Kyle Sandilands announced on his KIIS FM radio show, “I can confirm [the break-up], after talking to him yesterday.’

The dream is over: The sighting comes after Vanessa's shock divorced Zac, 33, in April

The dream is over: The sighting comes after Vanessa’s shock divorced Zac, 33, in April

Kyle also confirmed that Zac had been dating Vanessa for much longer than reported.

Recently, speculation has surfaced that the former couple had known each other for three years before their “official” first meeting at Byron Bay’s General Store cafe last June.

Kyle, 49, who is close friends with Zac, revealed on live radio that it wasn’t just a rumor.

The radio host confirmed on The Kyle and Jackie O show: “They’ve been together much longer than people realize.”

“I don’t know where they met, but it wasn’t recently. It’s been going on for a while, but I’m not sure how long,” he added.

Case of the ex!  Zac (pictured) confirmed their relationship in September when they were spotted holding hands in public

Case of the ex! Zac (pictured) confirmed their relationship in September when they were spotted holding hands in public

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