The Word: Lily Collins and Zac Efron are dating

Zac Efron  Credit: Getty Images
Zac Efron
Credit: Getty Images

Zac Efron and Lily Collins are quietly seeing each other. Well, probably no more quietly than regular people, but we’re not talking Kim and Kanye here.

Zac’s friends are pleased that he’s spending time with the “Mortal Instruments” star. Zac recently finished up a stint in rehab and Lily’s a fellow abstainer.

“Lily is the perfect girl for Zac to be dating right now. She’s young, gorgeous and smart — but more than anything, she doesn’t drink or use drugs,” a source tells Radar.

“Zac knows if he wants to save his career and his life, he needs to stay sober and it’s making his transition a lot easier to be dating someone like Lily.”

It’s always nice when your friends care enough about your sobriety to talk about it to the tabloids.

Zac Efron celebrated his 26th birthday recently with a round of golf with his dad during the day and small shindig with friends — no girls allowed — at the Chateau Marmont, according to Us Weekly. The former “High School Musical” star, who completed a stint in rehab earlier this year for reported problems with cocaine and alcohol, was joined by Robert Pattinson, Joe Jonas and Michael B. Jordan for the festivities.


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