Dylan O’Brien Hangs Out With Chloe Grace Moretz Years After Saying He Had a Crush on Her

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Dylan O'Brien and Chloe Grace Moretz Han Myung-Gu/WireImage; Laurent Viteur/WireImage

A dream come true? Dylan O’Brien is spending time with Chloë Grace Moretz seven years after he first admitted to having a crush on the actress.

The two were spotted hanging out in Los Angeles together on Tuesday, August 7. “They went to Avenue together to meet up with friends,” a source tells Us Weekly. “They were at Nice Guy for dinner just them two and then came out to Avenue.”

A second insider elaborated on the pair’s outing: “Chloë and Dylan have always had a friendly relationship, and they were at The Nice Guy two nights in a row — most recently last night for Niall Horan‘s concert afterparty. They purposely didn’t show up together because they didn’t want to draw attention to themselves, but they had a fun night out and were flirty and touchy-feely, but didn’t show any obvious or outward PDA last night. She was there with three girlfriends and dancing and drinking all night long.”

The 26-year-old Maze Runner star revealed his admiration for Moretz, 21, in June 2011. “I wanna give a special shout-out to Chloë Moretz because she is the most badass little chick that I’ve ever seen,” O’Brien told Hollywire at the time. “What she did in Kick-Ass was amazing, and I have a crush on her.”

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Chloe Grace Moretz and Dylan O’Brien speak onstage during the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on August 24, 2014 in Inglewood, California. Michael Buckner/Getty Images

However, Moretz was 14 at the time, while the Teen Wolf alum was 19. O’Brien went back on his previous declaration when he discovered the age difference. “So I’d like to take that back and I’d like to retract and say that I think Chloë Moretz is a very cute and talented girl,” he revealed to Hollywire in January 2012. “I don’t have a crush on her.”

O’Brien began dating his The First Time costar Britt Robertson in 2012. The actor opened up about the couple’s favorite date night activity when he spoke to Us in September 2017: “We’re big fans of staying in, putting on some Bachelor in Paradise with some wine and the dogs.”

Meanwhile, Moretz rekindled her romance with Brooklyn Beckham in November 2017, though things quickly fizzled. The 19-year-old photographer was photographed kissing Playboy model Lexi Wood in April. He has since moved on with Alex Lee Aillón.

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