Having reached a crossroads in her life, Violetta Komyshan is starting a new chapter. The 26-year-old actress told that she and Ansel Elgort, her high school boyfriend, had broken up. Update on their relationship status: she’s “single,” about a year after their last public appearance together, at the New York City premiere of his film, West Side Story.
What would the professional dancer, who dated the Baby Driver actor for nearly a decade, have to say about being single?
According to an exclusive E! News interview, she said, “I think it’s enjoyable.” Breaking stories from the Brooklyn Museum’s new Thierry Mugler: Couturissime event on November 15. Violetta, who is unmarried, offered this piece of advice to her female peers: “Focus on your career and your passions.”
Prior to their public appearance in November 2021, Ansel had stayed out of the spotlight after being accused of s*xual assault in 2020. He had published a statement in June of that year denying the allegations.
As for Violetta, she has learned to deal with the pressures of the spotlight by learning to “concentrate on the positive stuff,” as she puts it.
Why? “Because there’s a lot of criticism, but there’s also a lot of positivity,” she continued. Fortunately, “there’s probably more positive than negative.”
And if you’re wondering what Violetta wants in a future companion, the answer is easy: “Inspiration.”
It may be claimed though, that the dancer is currently too busy to get inspiration from outside sources; she is after all working on a number of projects that she is very much looking forward to completing.
‘I started doing this really wonderful project with this dude named Alexander Grant, who is an awesome producer,‘ she said. I did this show in the center of Soho, just in a storefront window, two days ago, and there were so many people there, and he just opened this building.
The event was Violetta’s “greatest moment of the year,” she enthused because it made dance “available to more audiences that don’t expect it” through its unconventional presentation.
Ansel and Violetta’s Relationship
After meeting in 2012 at LaGuardia High School in New York City, the couple began dating. “[One day freshman year] I was with my friend, and he was walking down the block. I didn’t even know he went to my school — I just thought he was really attractive,” Komyshan told Cosmopolitan in 2017. “I looked at him and told my friend, ‘Oh, my God, that guy’s so hot,’ and she’s like, ‘Oh, that’s Ansel, he goes to LaGuardia.’
The couple dated for two years before breaking up when Ansel’s Hollywood career took off and life became too hectic. After some time apart, they reconciled, and Ansel later said, “I was doing OK, but I realized something was missing, and I was like, ‘Oh, that’s love.'”
False accusations of assault made by Ansel
Six years after starring in West Side Story, the actor was accused of s*xually abusing a 14-year-old girl in 2020. In a June 2020 Instagram post, Elgort strongly refuted the charges. He wrote, “I have never assaulted anyone and I never will.
What is true is that Gabby and I had a brief, legal and entirely consensual relationship in New York in 2014, when I was 20. Unfortunately, I did not handle the breakup well. I stopped responding to her which is an immature and cruel thing to do to someone. I know this belated apology does not absolve me of my unacceptable behavior when I disappeared.”
Is Ansel Elgort still dating Violetta Komyshan?
In December of 2021, when Ansel’s movie West Side Story premiered, Violetta accompanied him to show her support. This was their last public appearance together. On the red carpet, the actor planted a kiss on his girlfriend’s head.
In April 2022, as breakup rumors were beginning to fly while the couple secretly dated, they were observed strolling the streets of New York City together. Photographs obtained by the Daily Mail at the time show the pair partying together at the Met Gala after-parties a month later.
In August 2022, rumors of a breakup between them reached a boiling point after photos of Ansel kissing a lady on vacation in Italy. Photos showed a man who appeared to be Ansel kissing a woman passionately while she had her legs wrapped around his waist.
The magazine said the pictured woman was not indeed Violetta. In addition, it seems that Violetta’s Instagram account has been scrubbed clean of any mention of Ansel. In an interview from November of 2022, Violetta stated that they had broken up.
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How Long Have Violetta Komyshan and Ansel Elgort Been Dating?
After meeting each other in high school, the couple began dating for the first time in 2012. I had no idea he attended my school; I just found him quite appealing. My buddy and I exchanged looks, and I exclaimed, “Oh, my God, that man is so hot,” to which she replied, “Oh, that’s Ansel, he goes to LaGuardia.”
He then came over to us and asked, “What’s good?” while [Violetta makes a fist bump motion with her hands]. I thought he liked her!” the dancer exclaimed to Cosmopolitan in December 2017.
I thought, ‘OK, he absolutely liked me yesterday,’ since he waited for me [after school] the next day and told our friend to introduce us. Then I dragged her along to Starbucks with us. Toward the conclusion of my sophomore year, we became acquaintances, swapped numbers, and eventually began dating.
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