What You Never Knew About Olivia Rodrigo's Ex-Boyfriend Ethan Wacker

Disney+ star Olivia Rodrigo suddenly became an "it girl" overnight. Her hit single "Drivers License" topped the charts and went viral with over 30.3 million YouTube views as of Jan. 15, 2021. The main draw? A supposed cheating scandal. From acting in High School Musical: The Musical: The Series to now being at the center of a Hollywood love triangle, Rodrigo has had a very busy start to 2021. 

Fans speculate that the true meaning behind Rodrigo's single has to do with her rumored ex-boyfriend, co-star Joshua Bassett, and his new flame Sabrina Carpenter. Even the queen of heartbreak Taylor Swift shared her support for Rodrigo's musical success after Bassett's supposed infidelity. But what about Rodrigo's other former lovers? Keep scrolling to find out what happened with Rodrigo's ex-boyfriend (and fellow child actor) Ethan Wacker, and what he had to say about all this "Drivers License" drama! It only adds fuel to this fire. 

Ethan Wacker denies 'Drivers License' is about him

Joshua Bassett isn't the only ex who could've served as inspiration for Olivia Rodrigo's new song. Rodrigo was previously linked to her co-star on Disney Channel's Bizaardvark, Ethan Wacker. The couple made their relationship public in 2019, but broke up later that same year, according to Elite Daily

Wacker and Rodrigo first met on set in 2016, per J-14They first seemed cozy in July 2018, but didn't confirm romance rumors until January 2019 to celebrate their six-month anniversary. It's unclear why or when exactly Rodrigo and Wacker went their separate ways, but Rodrigo shared that she was dating actor Colin Haskins in August 2019. Today Wacker is a freshman at Vanderbilt University, per his Instagram

While some fans speculated on TikTok that "Drivers License" was truly intended as a clap back for Wacker, he shot down the claims. "Nope. I treated her well," Wacker commented on a fan's TikTok video. Plus, per Elite DailyBassett even once gave Rodrigo a driving lesson! It has to be about him, right? The mystery continues!