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Florence Pugh and Zach Braff

Florence Pugh and Zach Braff

Frazer Harrison/Getty / John Shearer/Getty Florence Pugh; Zach Braff

Florence Pugh is serious about her relationship with ex-boyfriend Zach Braff.

The A good person actress, who graces the cover of the winter edition of Voguetalked about dating actor and director Braff in the accompanying story.

“We weren’t in anyone’s face,” Pugh said of his time with the exfoliating star, 47. “It’s just that people didn’t like it.”

The 27-year-old actress continued: “They pictured me with someone younger and someone in blockbusters. I think young relationships in Hollywood are easily distorted because they gossip sites up. A relationship that didn’t do any of that.”

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Vogue Magazine Florence Pugh

Vogue Magazine Florence Pugh

Colin Dodgson/Vogue Florence Pugh

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Vogue also caught up with Braff for the cover story, who raved about his ex-girlfriend profusely. The two worked together on the next film, A good person; Pugh plays the lead and Braff directs.

“I just think she’s one of the greatest actresses of her generation,” said the Garden State said the actor and director. “She’s just magnetic. You can’t take your eyes off her.”

“And it’s not just her beauty and it’s not just her acting ability, it’s that thing, that magical thing that transcends the screen, where everybody goes: I want to see whatever that person does,” he said.

Vogue Magazine Florence Pugh

Vogue Magazine Florence Pugh

Colin Dodgson/Vogue Florence Pugh

After first connecting on social media, Braff and Pugh took their relationship offline when they worked on the short film together. In the time it takes to get there. Though they never revealed how they went from being friends to something more, they were first spotted showing PDA during a trip to New York City in April 2019.

The two didn’t publicly confirm their relationship until later that year – although that didn’t stop fans from talking about their romance. Pugh chose to tackle the haters head-on, posting that she was free to make her own choices when it came to her love life.

She later revealed that she and Braff had quietly broken up in their cover story for Harper’s BazaarSeptember 2022 edition.

“We’ve been trying to do this split without the world knowing because it’s a relationship that everyone has an opinion about,” Pugh said. “We felt like something like this would really benefit us by not having millions of people tell us how glad they are that we’re not together. So we did it.”

“I automatically get a lump in my throat when I talk about it,” she added.

Zach Braff and Florence Pugh

Zach Braff and Florence Pugh

Zach Braff/Instagram Zach Braff and Florence Pugh

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Even after their split, the two proved that they are still on friendly terms, Braff even wishing Pugh a happy birthday earlier this month.

In November, Pugh sent support for Braff on Instagram while promoting an eBay auction in support of injured veterans.

“Bid on eBay for a 30-minute Zoom with me and @donald_aison,” the exfoliating alum, 47, wrote alongside a screenshot of an auction featuring him and Donald Faison. “ALL proceeds go towards building specially designed homes for critically injured veterans through Homes For Our Troops. LINK IN BIO!!!!!!”

“I’m banking on it,” commented Pugh.

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Minutes later, Braff responded, “@florencepugh I’m sure you could get this for free but it’s a good cause for veterans…”

Another Instagram user also left a comment, writing: “@zachbraff 10 points gryffindor on how you’re flirting with @florencepugh here. 👍” In a since-deleted comment, Braff simply replied: “😐”.