Why did Cole Sprouse and Lili Reinhart split? A look at who 'Riverdale' stars are dating

Lili Reinhart and Cole Sprouse split before the pandemic hit and have been leading their respective lives with happiness

                            Why did Cole Sprouse and Lili Reinhart split? A look at who 'Riverdale' stars are dating
Lili Reinhart and Cole Sprouse attend the Premiere Of Lionsgate's "Five Feet Apart". (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

The riveting teen drama ‘Riverdale’ is back after taking a mid-season break and is set to enthrall viewers with high-voltage drama. Season 5 of the critically-acclaimed show has already aired 10 episodes and will be back with Episode 11 on Wednesday, August 11.

A lot has been happening this season and we are seeing a lot of twists and turns throughout the season. However, the tenth episode of the latest edition had some really wild storylines. In the previous episode, Chad refused to sign the divorce papers and instead sends Veronica a bunch of photos of her making out with Archie. Veronica tells Archie that she won’t be spending the night with him and will be staying with ‘Katy Keene’.


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It is confirmed that Josie (Ashleigh Murray) will be returning to ‘Riverdale’ for the first after Season 4 and it will be interesting to see what kind of impact she makes on the show.

The show has been running for more than four years now and has given some really thrilling moments. But, it’s the chemistry between the characters that makes this show so engrossing, especially the relationship between Cole Sprouse and Lili Reinhart. Both actors have been phenomenal on the show and it has turned out to be a major landmark in their careers.

Apart from their on-screen chemistry, they had an amazing off-screen relationship as well. In 2017, it was reported that Reinhart and Sprouse have started dating each other, but nothing was confirmed. They made their official red carpet debut at the Met Gala in 2018. But they were always secretive about their relationship and believed that they don’t need to talk about their love stories in public.

Cole Sprouse and Lili Reinhart attend the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion & The Catholic Imagination Costume Institute Gala at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 7, 2018, in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)


In an interview with Harper’s Bazaar, Reinhart clearly said that she is not going to tell anyone about her love story. She added, “I am not going to tell you about my love story. That’s just not appropriate right now.”

After dating each other for more than three years, Reinhart and Sprouse took a break from their relationship. Page Six confirmed that the duo separated before the pandemic hit. But it was Sprouse who officially announced that they were not a couple anymore.

The real reason behind their breakup never came out and the couple has done excellent work in keeping their private lives hidden from everyone’s eyes. They have moved on and are living their lives to the fullest. So, are they dating anyone right now? Or they are enjoying their singlehood. Let’s take a look.

Who is Cole Sprouse dating now?

We all know that Sprouse is low-key and won’t confirm his relationship on social media, but it seems that he is dating someone after breaking up with Reinhart. According to Cosmopolitan, the actor is now reportedly dating Canadian model Ari Fournier. The 22-year-old model is currently working with Elite Model Management and has worked all across the globe.

During a YouTube Q&A session, Fournier revealed that she started her modeling career on Instagram when she was just 15 years of age. She was contacted by an agency and they took some photos of her, asking her if she would like to sign a modeling contract with them. She signed the contract and started modeling while continuing her studies as well.

Her first major modeling gig came after completing high school and went to China.


The model is quite active on social media as well and regularly posts pictures on her official Instagram profile. You can check out a ton of her modeling work on the image-sharing platform. She has 179,000 followers on IG.



As far as their relationship is concerned, the rumors began taking place when they were spotted together in Vancouver. However, it seems Ari has made their relationship Instagram official by posting their photos.

She wished him a very happy birthday by posting a set of cute pictures and captioned them as, “I’m very happy you were born. Happy birthday my love @colesprouse.”



Who is Lili Reinhart dating?

The ‘Riverdale’ star has also been quite secretive about her relationships and personal life as well. Reinhart believes that not everything about her should be in the public domain and to be honest, she is absolutely right. After her breakup with Sprouse, the actress has been vocal about her battle with depression and anxiety.

She also opened about how she struggled with her body and how important it was for people to see her body as it was. She added, “So even if I’m not feeling amazing about my body, I felt it was important for me to do the scene anyway in my bra and underwear so people could see my body as it was. I did it for the people who feel like they need to look a certain way.”



As far as her relationship status is concerned, then she is absolutely single right now and enjoying her singlehood. The actress recently revealed that she identifies herself as “bi-sexual”. In an interview with LA Times, Reinhart said, “I thought: ‘Do I like girls? I don’t know.’ As I’ve gotten older, the answer has become ‘Yes. Clearly, I do.’ … I think I just felt at this point in time: Why not? If suddenly I started dating a girl publicly, I didn’t want people to be, like, what the …? Not that I would even owe anyone an explanation. Because I don’t.”

You can see Sprouse and Reinhart sharing a frame together in ‘Riverdale’ Season 5. The ongoing season returns with a new episode on The CW every Wednesday at 8 pm EST.