Euphoria’s Dominic Fike and Hunter Schafer Confirm Their Romance


Dominic Fike and Hunter Schafer.
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Life imitating artwork! After beforehand sparking courting hypothesis, Dominic Fike and Hunter Schafer seemingly confirmed their romance in an lovely method.

“Happy birthday happy birthday,” Fike, 26, captioned a photograph of him and Schafer, 23, sharing a kiss whereas out at dinner Thursday, February 10, by way of Instagram Story. The pair, whose birthdays are in the future aside in December, have been sharing a chocolate cake to mark an event.

Fike and Schafer, who labored collectively on season 2 of Euphoria, have been initially linked after they have been photographed holding arms in West Hollywood final month. On display, nonetheless, followers of the hit HBO present have been questioning the connection between their respective characters, Elliot (Fike) and Jules (Schafer).

During season 2, Elliot initially appeared to return between Rue (Zendaya) and Jules when he bonded over medication with Rue at a home occasion. However, Elliot and Jules quickly shaped their very own connection that amassed right into a makeout session.

The mannequin later addressed the steamy second between Jules and Elliot and what meaning for her character’s relationship with Rue.

Hunter Schafer and Dominic Fike.
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“That’s not objectively very good for Rue and Jules’s relationship considering that would be cheating. So yeah, it’s kind of a big f–king mess,” Schafer advised Entertainment Weekly in January. “I think Elliot is just chilling and not really thinking about what he’s doing, and I don’t think his intentions are ill, but it’s certainly messy.”

The New Jersey native additionally responded to issues about whether or not Jules nonetheless identifies as a lesbian. Fans questioned the narrative choice to pair off Jules and Elliot after her character expressed that she is not all in favour of males.

“I don’t think we’ve ever bothered to even try and label Jules’s sexuality because I think it is genuinely as fluid as it can be. She’s still experimenting, she’s still learning. It’s impossible to put the label on it,” Schafer added on the time. “I think she wants to be done with men based off of all these awful experiences she’s had with them. It absolutely makes sense why she would be telling herself that, or why she’s riding with that narrative. However, the heart wants what it wants, and it’s hard to control.”

The activist continued: “I think that’s a tough life lesson people have to learn sometimes. Despite having an idea what you should want, or what you would like for yourself to desire, desire can’t necessarily be controlled. And there’s a bit of a contradiction happening in her head.”

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