It may seem like Miley Cyrus started dating her new boyfriend Cody Simpson out of nowhere, but it turns out the two have been really close friends for years. Cody even openly admitted he had a huge crush on her back in 2012! But even before then, back in 2009, he was tweeting about how much of a fan he was of her’s. It kind of sounds like they were destined to date, TBH — what do you think? Check out the video above to see a full breakdown of their friendship over the years, then let us know what you think in the comments!

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