If you’ve been shipping Betty and Jughead since the beginning of time, then you would be pleased to know that Riverdale star Cole Sprouse who plays Jughead Jones in the series finally breaks the silence and responds to whether he and Lili Reinhart (Betty Cooper in the series) are dating for real this time.
Cole Sprouse revealed in an issue of Entertainment Weekly that he recognizes the fans would want every single ship to come true, noting that people also wanted KJ Apa and him to be together as much as they wanted Lili Reinhart and Camila Mendes to be in the same kind of union.
“Since the show began, people have wanted Lili and I to be together. People have wanted Lili and Camila to be together. People have wanted KJ and I to be together. People have wanted every actor on this show to be in a union that they could make real…” (Entertainment Weekly Fall TV Preview issue, excerpt from JustJared)
He thinks that it’s a good thing viewers are see the good chemistry between characters, and therefore make their relationship with the audience a lot more fruitful saying, “Truthfully, it’s very pleasing that people talk about Lili and I in that way because it means that we’re resonating so strongly that people really want that to be true.”
So are Cole Sprouse and Lili Reinhart living the Riverdale fan dream? From the looks of it, maybe not now. But we’re keeping our hopes up!