Nini and Ricky are again! Watch IRL exes Olivia Rodrigo and Joshua Bassett sing an extremely romantic duet from the upcoming season of ‘HSMTMTS’ and put together to swoon.
Anyone else feeling somewhat faint? Olivia Rodrigo and Joshua Bassett shared an extremely cute clip from season two of High School Musical: The Musical: The Series on April 30, which confirmed their characters, Nini and Ricky, performing a duet over the cellphone. Fittingly, their alternative of mashup — “Even When/The Best Part” is all a couple of lengthy distance relationship.
The music video, which you’ll be able to watch above, exhibits Nini, lovely as ever, sitting down subsequent to her mattress with a ukulele in hand. As she strums, you’ll be able to see her cellphone resting on the mattress with Ricky on the opposite line. Over at his home, Ricky’s obtained his acoustic guitar out whereas sporting his East High sweatshirt… and surrounded by transferring containers.
If you don’t keep in mind, HSMTMTS season one ended with Ricky lastly confessing that he loves Nini after 10 episodes of drama. The sequence started with Nini telling her boyfriend she beloved him on their one-year anniversary, just for him to panic and dump her. But that couldn’t work; he’s the Troy to her Gabriella, in spite of everything! It’s clear that in season two, they’re proving simply that.
Olivia, 18, told HollywoodLife that it’s not going to be simple for Nini, although. “Nini goes through a lot of changes in season two. She is a little bit stressed out and confused. There are a lot of different balls in the air for her in season two, so I think the audience is going to be really invested in how her story turns out. I think that she definitely grows more complex and grows more as a teenager over the course of season two,” she mentioned.
Olivia and Joshua, in fact, dated in actual life. Many followers broadly imagine that her smash hit “Drivers License” is even about their breakup and his romance with Sabrina Carpenter. Olivia responded to the hypothesis by… not precisely denying it. “I totally understand people’s curiosity with the specifics of who the song’s about and what it’s about,” she advised Billboard, “however to me, that’s actually the least vital a part of the tune.