Meeting the parents of your significant other is always nerve-wracking. Dating the daughter of the biggest pop star in the world? We'd guess downright terrifying.
Madonna's daughter Lourdes, 17, is reportedly dating a boy from her school. No big deal—unless your mom is a fiercely protective pop icon, your boyfriend is a little famous himself, and everyone in high school, nay, New York, knows about the two of you.
Today, New York Post's Page Six "exclusively reported"' that Lourdes is dating classmate and "Homeland" star Timothée Chalamet who plays Finn Walden on the hit Showtime series.
The new power couple met at La Guardia High School of Music & Art & Performing Arts (which was the inspiration of the 1980 film "Fame") on Manhattan's Upper West Side where Lourdes, a junior, studies drama and Chalamet is a senior.
A source told the New York Post, “It’s common knowledge at the school that the pair are dating" but a spokesperson for Madonna declined to comment to the newspaper and Chalamet's rep didn't get back to them.
Chalamet was recently featured with Lourdes and other students in New York magazine's "Reasons to Love New York" issue. He's also appeared on "Law and Order" and in television movies. His Facebook page, where he keeps his fans updated on "Homeland," has over 600 likes and his Twitter account boasts almost 800 followers. But we'd bet that his social media life is about to blow up.
It might take more than a bunch of Twitter followers to impress Lourdes's parents. In 2011, her papa, actor and personal trainer Carlos Leon, preached to People that he wasn't looking forward to the day Lourdes began dating. “I’m dreading it . . . because she’s my little girl. I want her to stay young forever. I’m already overprotective, so when the time comes, I will be ready to have a talk with the guy she brings through the door. He better be ready, because I’ll give him the rundown!” he said.
And in 2007, Madonna said that Lourdes, then 10, wouldn't be allowed to date for a long time. “No boys for [Lourdes] until she turns 18. She’s a good girl, though. She doesn’t have it easy. Late-night TV, junk food and mess are not tolerated in my house.”
Sounds like this romance will have some serious ground rules!