Lourdes Leon, the 24-year-old daughter of pop icon Madonna, opened up about her high school love life in a rare interview with Vanity Fair.
After many years of speculation, the dancer and model confirmed to the publication that actor Timothée Chalamet was her “first boyfriend” in 2013 when they were classmates at LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts, the prestigious school which was the basis of the film Fame.
“I respect him a lot,” Leon, whose friends call him Lola, told the magazine. “We were a small object. My first boyfriend – or whatever.”
the Call me by your name The star was a year ahead of Leon and they are said to have appeared in school productions together. At the time of their young romance, paparazzi took photos of them all over New York City. Their high school breakup was even covered by the media.
Neither party has ever publicly confirmed the relationship, although Chalamet made rare comments about this time during an interview with Andy Cohen in 2017 when Cohen referred to his meeting with Chalamet “when you were dating Lola,” adding that they were a “super cute couple”.
“I don’t usually talk about that stuff, but it was a good night,” the actor replied.
Leon, who recently launched an official Instagram page, is currently dating hairstylist Jonathan Puglia. She is also the new face of Marc Jacobs.