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TV: Riverdale Star Lili Reinhart Hid Bisexuality Out of Fear of Being Accused of Faking It

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Lili Reinhart knew she was bisexual from a young age, but feared the media would accuse her of “faking it to get attention”. The Riverdale star, 23, came out as a “proud bisexual woman” in June while promoting a Black Lives Matter protest. But in an interview with Flaunt, she explained that she knew “full well that I was attracted to women from a young age”. Reinhart admitted that because she has “exclusively been in hetero-normative relationships” — most notably with Riverdale co-star Cole Sprouse — she felt “it would be too easy for any outsider, especially the media, to … Read more

TV: Riverdale star Lili Reinhart is Bi, Supports BLM

Lili Reinhart

Lili Reinhart revealed Wednesday (June 3) that she is bisexual while promoting a Black Lives Matter protest. The Riverdale star posted to her Instagram stories that she planned to attend an LGBT+ for Black Lives Matter protest that day in Santa Monica, California. “Although I’ve never announced it publicly before, I am a proud bisexual woman,” she wrote under the poster for the protest in a caption. Full Story From Pink News

TV: Another Riverale Character Comes Out as Bi

Cheryl Blossom

Riverdale has another bisexual character after head cheerleader and all-round badass Cheryl Blossom came out in the latest episode. Madelaine Petsch, who plays Cheryl on the dark CW and Netflix show about Archie Comics characters, revealed last week that Cheryl was “definitely interested in both women and men”.  And in an emotional scene with prominent bisexual lighting, Cheryl opened up about her sexuality to Toni Topaz, who also came out as bi earlier this season. Toni and Cheryl are among several Netflix characters to reveal their bisexuality in the past year, including Darryl Whitefeather on Crazy Ex-Girlfriend and Adam … Read more

TV: Riverdale’s Bisexual Toni Topaz to Get a Female Love Interest

Toni Topaz

Riverdale’s bisexual character Toni Topaz will have a female love interest. Actress Vanessa Morgan plays Riverdale’s newest character. The actress spoke about her character with Refinery29. Morgan is ‘super pumped’ to be playing an openly bisexual character. She told Refinery29: ‘I’m all for “love is love.” You fall in love with somebody’s soul. Gender shouldn’t be a factor. Getting to represent that on TV — especially being biracial and bisexual — I think it’s groundbreaking and I’m really proud to be part of that.’ By Charlie Mathers – Full Story at Toni Topaz

Jughead is No Longer Ace in TV Version of Riverdale


Jughead, best friend of the title character in Archie Comics, officially came out as asexual in “Jughead No. 4” last year, but in the CW reboot “Riverdale” his sexuality will be straight. Cole Sprouse, 24, portrays Jughead in the upcoming series and told Hollywood Life his character is no longer asexual. “Jughead will have romances with women … and burgers, but at the end of the day, I still had to do my job,” Sprouse says. However, the actor says he will be “fighting for this pretty heavily.” “Asexuality is not one of those things in my research that is … Read more

Riverdale – Lots of Abs


What if you took the world of Archie Comics and infused it with all the melodrama, affect, and mystery that populates much of the YA landscape on TV and in books? Well, you’d probably get Riverdale, The CW’s pulpy take on the comic book series. The network imagines the show as “A subversive take on Archie, Betty, Veronica, and their friends, exploring the surrealism of small town life – the darkness and weirdness bubbling beneath Riverdale’s wholesome facade.” By Sean Mandell – Full Story at