This Is Why Lili Reinhart Keeps Her Relationship With Cole Sprouse So Private (In Case You're Wondering, Which You Know You Are)

If you’re a fan of Riverdale it’s probably safe to assume that you ship Bughead as much as we do, and it’s probably even safer to assume that you’re obsessed with the fact that Lili Reinhart and Cole Sprouse are dating in real life. You’re probably just as disappointed as we are that the couple is super secretive and doesn’t share a lot of their relationship online.

In an interview with Harper’s Bazaar, Reinhart shared the reasoning behind that decision.


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While she's become pretty much a household name with the success of Riverdale, being recognized no matter where she goes in the world everywhere she goes, Reinhart revealed that she’s not entirely comfortable with her newfound fame. “People knew who I was in Hawaii, and people knew who I was in Paris... It’s on a global scale,” she said. “I'm a blonde white girl. I have sunglasses on and a hat. How do people look at me, and in an instant, they know? People are seeing my face that much… It's something I can't wrap my head around. I don't know how you ever can.”

She doesn’t want to share too much of her personal life with the world, if any at all, and especially not her romantic relationship with Sprouse. “I'm not okay talking about my relationship," she said. "I'm not going to tell you my love story. That's just not appropriate right now."


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Part of the reason she likes to keep her private life private is the amount of hate and backlash she's received on social media. “Am I pregnant? Am I dating someone? Am I gay? Am I gaining weight? Am I homophobic?” These are all things she’s heard written about herself. “People will always have something to say. I’ve accepted that. It doesn't mean it's not frustrating when people say those things. It's not like it just rolls off my back,” Reinhart said.


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Since almost everything she says and does is scrutinized, we can’t blame her for putting less of her personal life out there. Although if it were up to us, we would love to see more pictures of the real-life Bughead.