Kenan jokes that Zendaya is “too old to date Leo DiCaprio”

He went there. Kenan Thompson wished Zendaya wished her happy birthday at the Emmy Awards on Monday, September 12, joking about being at a “weird age” in Hollywood.

“Zendaya is here from Euphoria,” the 43-year-old host said during a monologue at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Monday. “Zendaya turned 26 last week. Happy birthday!”

Spiderman: No Way Home the star sat near the stage and thanked Saturday night life alum. “26 is a strange age in Hollywood,” Thompson continued. “I mean, you’re young enough to play a high school student, but too old to date.” Leonardo DiCaprio“.

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Zendaya immediately covered her face with her hands, shaking with laughter.

The joke comes just two weeks after Us weekly confirmed that 47-year-old DiCaprio and Camila Morrone25 years old, broke up earlier this summer.

“Leo and Camila just weren’t having fun anymore,” the source said exclusively. Us earlier this month. “The honeymoon phase is over and everything has come to naught.

The insider added that the Oscar winner is already looking for his next girlfriend, and Gigi Hadid got carried away with it.

“Leo set his sights on Gigi but she showed no interest,” a source explained about the 27-year-old model. “They are friends, but she doesn’t want romance with [him] right now.”

Meanwhile, Zendaya is not going to date an actor who is 21 years older than her. The Emmy Award winner (she won Best Drama Actress of 2020) is in a long-term relationship with her. Spiderman partner Tom Holland.

She and the British actor, also 26, were photographed kissing in July 2021, confirming years of rumors about their relationship status. She talked about how her boyfriend supports her work as an actress and producer on Euphoria in April.

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“I think it’s great to have support and love around you because you need it,” she said. Entertainment tonight at that time. “It’s not an easy job, so it’s good to have it in order to free it from time to time.”

She also wished Holland a happy birthday in June. “The happiest birthday is for the one who makes me the happiest <3" — The Greatest Showman the actress wrote on Instagram along with a romantic photo of them smiling and hugging.

cop undercover alum has four nominations, all due to her work with Euphoria. She is a nominee for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series and has been nominated twice as a lyricist for Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics (one for “Elliot’s Song” and the other for “I’m Tired”). She is also the youngest executive producer ever nominated in the Outstanding Drama Series category.

For the full list of 2022 Emmy nominees and winners, see here.

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