‘Maybe an inch or two at best’: Tom Holland once spoke of his height difference with girlfriend Zendaya while promoting USD 1.9 billion film
Tom Holland and Zendaya once proved and revealed that height difference could not hinder their charm on and off screen. As they prepared to gather audiences in Spider-Man: No Way Home, the pair timidly accepted their height difference, raising doubts that it could spoil their performances like Peter Parker and Mary Jane and about them as a couple.
What prompted Tom Holland to address the height difference with Zendaya?
During Sirius XM’s Town Hall event while promoting Spider-Man: No Way Home, there was a lot of buzz surrounding an on-screen kiss between Holland and Zendaya. What caught people’s attention even more was the obvious height difference between the two.
To which Tom Holland responded by saying, “That’s not much higher, let’s put this out there. Maybe an inch or two at best. It’s not like, people say, ‘How did you kiss the boys? It must have been so difficult'”
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In addition, Zendaya submitted a personal note, stating that her own mother surpassed her father, emphasizing how rare such cases were. She revealed, “This is normal, too, my mother is taller than my father. My mother is taller than everyone.”
Tom Holland came in, recalling auditions for the roles of Peter Parker and Mary Jane. Surprisingly, the actresses who auditioned consistently outnumbered the Netherlands. As the event progressed, Holland also encouraged the viewers to accept reality and be unapologetic about themselves.
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Connection beyond differences
Holland and Zendaya’s shared journey has been shrouded in a cloak of secrecy, as they happily sidestep the frustrating glare that often accompanies relationships in the public eye. Despite the number of engagement ideas towards the end of 2021, the famous two showed a lack of urgency to take the marriage route. Instead, their priority remains firmly centered on nurturing their bond and supporting each other’s pursuits.
In addition, the authentic interactions between Tom and Zendaya appear even more radiant. Celebrating Tom’s 27th birthday on June 1, 2023, Zendaya surprised fans by posting candid photos of him on her Instagram Stories. These close-ups of their beautiful personal lives undoubtedly reaffirmed the actors’ view that the height difference is small.
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