Lili Reinhart confirmed her relationship with Cole Sprouse on Instagram, calling him ‘my love’ on Instagram while wishing him a happy birthday.
The Riverdale duo have been extremely private about their relationship in the past. They made a joint appearance at the Met Gala, and since then have been spotted by paparazzi together multiple times. Despite this, they have stayed completely silent about the status of their relationship.
Wishing him a happy birthday on Instagram, Lili wrote, “It seems as if the world would still be a stranger to me, if not for you. I’m so thankful that our paths intertwined to form this beautiful adventure~ Happy birthday, my love.”
“I think i’m gonna die,” one fan wrote.
“MY HEART IS EXPLODING,” another wrote.
“Omg I was literally crying when I saw this,” said another.
Another freaked out, “genuinely the cutest thing.”
Yet another said, “why are you guys so cute I’m dying.”
One unaware fan asked, “WAIT ARE THEY TOGETHER?!”
Fans were quick to zoom in to the four letter word, and immediately freaked out about the prospect of Reinhart and Sprouse dating. They also took to the comments to express their thoughts on the issue.
Previously, Lili has said to Harper’s Bazaar, “I’m not okay talking about my relationship. I’m not going to tell you my love story. That’s just not appropriate right now.”
However, Reinhart left a similar comment for Sprouse on his birthday last year, writing. “To the man who has showed me more beautiful places in this past year than I have ever seen in my whole life. Happy birthday, Cole. Thank you for all of the adventures and here’s to many more.” Reinhart’s history of sentimental messages for Sprouse means the wish could just be a sweet wish for a friend.
Season 3 of Riverdale releases on October 10, 2018.