Vanessa Hudgens and boyfriend Austin Butler were spotted as they grabbed smoothies to-go at a Jamba Juice in Los Angeles, Calif. on Monday (February 6).
The Journey 2 actress was dressed casually in flared jeans and a flowing orange top, while her beau had on skinny jeans and a rumpled shirt. One final touch – the young couple had matching juice cups.
Austin, who currently stars in ABC Family’s Switched At Birth, recently talked about some steamy photos that were snapped of him and Vanessa while the two were vacationing in Hawaii in January. “I’m a very private person… and I’m still very shy — it’s such a personal thing,” the 20-year-old actor told Access Hollywood. “It’s something that is sort of unavoidable.
“It goes with the territory, so I can’t complain, but it’s such an invasion,” he added.
“We were at a private hotel, so you don’t think that that’s going to be there, and then it ends up happening,” Austin said, pointing out that they were unaware they were being photographed. “Sometimes, during the day you’ll actually see [the photographers], but then there’s other times where they’re so far away that you don’t even know [they’re there].”
But the actor says he won’t let the paparazzi make him a prisoner. “You can go the route of not living your life at all — and a lot of actors do that, where they just won’t even go out of the house at all — but it makes life so unenjoyable. You can’t go out, you can’t hold hands with your girlfriend, you can’t do any of these things,” he explained. “So, I’m trying to find the balance. It’s just staying happy and staying present and not worrying about what other people think.”