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Zac Efron has some competition for Simone Biles’s affection in Brazilian Olympian Arthur Nory Mariano.

By Brendan Maloy
August 18, 2016

In addition to cementing her place as one of the most successful gymnasts of all-time at the Rio Olympics, Simone Biles has also found herself at the heart of a bit of a love triangle.

Earlier in the week Biles met her longtime crush Zac Efron, and the two even traded kisses on the cheek as she continued her Olympic dominance.

on cloud 9 💙☁️ @zacefron

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​But Brazilian Olympian Arthur Nory Mariano, who has been spotted repeatedly in Biles’s social media during the Games, is letting the That Awkward Moment star know he sees what is going on.

​Mariano’s joking defense of Biles has of course set social media ablaze as everyone tries to figure out if America’s favorite gymnast is really dating the floor exercise bronze medal winner, or if the two are just carrying out a very public flirtation as the Summer Games progress.

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