According to multiple reports, a Victoria Secret model has come into Miley Cyrus’ life like a Wrecking Ball. The model is the New Zealand raised, Belgian born with Irish parents, Stella Maxwell, 25. Miley was last dating Terminator Junior, Patrick Schwarzenegger. They split up in March 2015.
Here’s what you need to know:
1. Maxwell & Miley Have Been ‘Dating for Months’
In an interview with V Magazine, Maxwell joked that she met Miley on Grindr. Maxwell added that she nursed Miley through the singer’s wisdom teeth surgery. In reality, they met through Miley’s bff Cheyne Thomas. The New York Daily News reports, quoting sources, that Maxwell and Miley “have been dating for months.” That person added “They hold hands and hug and are very comfortable together. They’re definitely together.” At the time of writing, Maxwell’s last Instagram post showed a photo of Miley with a small white animal, possibly a cat.
2. Cyrus Has Previously Had Lesbian Relationships
Recently, Miley has spoken more and more about her sexuality without committing to one side or the other. In a Time magazine interview she said “There are times in my life where I’ve had boyfriends or girlfriends. And there are times where I just love being with myself and don’t want to give part of myself away to someone else…I think that’s a new freedom for women, especially.” In an even more recent interview with Paper magazine, for which Miley did a scantily clad photo shoot, she said “I remember telling [her mother] I admire women in a different way. And she asked me what that meant. And I said, I love them. I love them like I love boys. And it was so hard for her to understand.”
3. Stella Maxwell’s Sexuality Is a Major Debate Topic Online
On the Tumblr blog Victoria’s Secret Sex Confessions, one user wrote in December 2014 that “I’m like 99 percent sure Barbara Palvin and Stella Maxwell have had sex.” On one Lesbian message board, numerous commenters bragged that their gaydar proved that Maxwell is lesbian.
4. Maxwell Became a Victoria Secret Angel in 2015
She first joined the Victoria Secret brand in 2014 for the brand’s iconic fashion show, according to the Fashion Model Directory. Maxwell has also worked for Alexander McQueen, Moschino and Urban Outfitters as well as writing in fashion bibles such as Elle and Vogue. She born in Belgium to Irish parents in 1990, from there the family moved to Australia before eventually settling in New Zealand. She was discovered while studying at Otago University in New Zealand.
5. Maxwell Might Be Making Move to the Silver Screen Shortly
In her V Magazine interview, Maxwell was asked if she had ever considered acting, she said “I like to keep busy and pursue lots of different projects, never saying never. There are so many options out there, which is a beautiful thing. Open to all.” When asked about music, she was less enthused but told of her love for Rihanna, and of course, a little-known singer named Miley Cyrus.