Miley Cyrus posts hilarious response to ex Nick Jonas complimenting her throwback picture

Miley Cyrus posts hilarious response to ex Nick Jonas complimenting her throwback picture

Miley Cyrus may be happily settled with new husband Liam Hemsworth, but back in the day it seemed like the couple to beat were Cryus and fellow Disney child star Nick Jonas. Well, that might be a bit of an exaggeration - but the couple definitely made headlines back in the mid-2000s when the rumours started circulating, even if they were only in their early teens at the time...

Nick and Miley first met at a charity event in 2006, when they were both only 13 years old. And from the sounds of it, they hit it off immediately - starting a fairly short but nonetheless memorable pairing. Speaking to Seventeen Magazine all the way back in 2008, Miley explained how they'd gotten together so quickly.

“We became boyfriend and girlfriend the day we met,” Miley said. “He was on a quest to meet me, and he was like, ‘I think you’re beautiful and I really like you.’ And I was like, ‘Oh, my gosh, I like you so much.'”

They never went public with their relationships, with Cyrus saying that they were "just really good buds" at the time, but by time she was 15 she was much more candid about her relationship with Nick:

“Nick and I loved each other. We still do, but we were in love with each other. For two years he was basically my 24/7. But it was really hard to keep it from people. We were arguing a lot, and it really wasn’t fun.

“At first I bawled for a month straight. I was so sad. I just went into this weird funk. And I dyed my hair black. When we were dating, Nick wanted me to get highlights – and so I did that, and I got myself looking great. And then, on the day we broke up, I was like, I want to make my hair black now – I don’t want to look pretty; I want to look hard-core. I was rebelling against everything Nick wanted me to be. And then I was like, I’ve got to be by myself for now, and just figure out who I really am.”

That's a lot of deep talk for a 15 year old, but now they're both 26 years old and have moved on to find fulfilling relationships elsewhere. Miley met actor Liam Hemsworth on the set of The Last Song in 2010, then married him in December last year. And, by coincidence, Nick also got married that same month to Quantico star Priyanka Chopra.

But it looks like they're both still good friends, if this exchange is anything to go by. After a throwback shot of Miley wearing a Jonas Brothers t-shirt was posted on Instagram, she sent it Nick's way - to which he replied: "Amazing. These throwback shots have been 🔥"

She screenshotted the DM, adding: "That moment when even your ex knows your socials have been 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥," pairing up the photo with a video of herself twirling her ponytail to Ariana Grande's '7 Rings'.

Then Priyanka jumped into the comments...

Credit: Instagram/priyankachopra

Now - I don't tend to call someone I dated an ex when it was when I was 15 - but growing up in the spotlight is a whole 'nother deal...