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Three’s a Crowd: A Breakdown of the Olivia Rodrigo, Joshua Bassett, & Sabrina Carpenter Drama

Gen Z’s Brad/Jen/Angelina love triangle… but make it a DCOM.

Olivia Rodrigo’s debut single “Drivers License” has reigned over the number one spot on USA’s Top 100 chart since its release on January 8, 2021. The song has over 100 million streams on Spotify, and even celebs are posting about it! The breakup anthem queen herself, Taylor Swift, congratulated Rodrigo on the song’s success.


Aside from the fact that the song is a total bop, (you’re lying if you haven’t belted it in the car yet), what’s with all the hype?

The love saga behind it.

Olivia Rodrigo and Joshua Bassett star in the Disney+ series High School Musical: The Musical: The Series. In pure Disney Channel fashion, the stars’ onscreen love sparked offscreen as well. The two were rumored to be dating from late 2019 until they broke up in mid 2020. As any Gen Z star would, Rodrigo took to Instagram to hint at the split. She posed in a beach pic on Insta in an iconic, Britney Spears-esque, “Dump Him” shirt.