Riverdale's Lili Reinhart says an imposter has been posing as her in interviews

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Photo credit: Matt Winkelmeyer - Getty Images
Photo credit: Matt Winkelmeyer - Getty Images

From Cosmopolitan

Lili Reinhart from Riverdale has revealed someone has been pretending to be her in celebrity interviews, posing as the actress and giving out fake details about her life. This is weird.

The 24-year-old took to Instagram Stories to call out the imposter, explaining that someone was pretending to be her. The publications have also issued statements when they realised what was going on.

Lili popped on Instagram Stories to explain, "For some bizarre reason, someone impersonated me in an interview with @Seventeen. Nothing inappropriate was said, but those were not my words and I wanted to address it."

Photo credit: Instagram Stories / Lili Reinhart
Photo credit: Instagram Stories / Lili Reinhart

Seventeen magazine, who published one of the imposter's interviews, also wrote on Twitter, "Today, we briefly published a story with information we were led to believe was from Lili Reinhart.

"However, it was brought to our attention that the person who contacted us was, in fact, an impersonator and had no connection to the Riverdale star. We want to sincerely apologise to Lili and her fans for this unfortunate situation.

"We reacted swiftly by removing the story from our site and regret the erroneous reporting. We take full responsibility and will be internally reviewing our editorial and fact-checking processes to ensure something like this does not happen again."

The Daily Express's journalist also revealed their interview was with the same fake, adding, "It's been brought to my attention that the interview I shared with Lili Reinhart was fake, and someone has been impersonating Lili and her publicist. Obviously, I'm embarrassed and quite disturbed, and sincerely apologise to anyone who was misled by the article."

It's unclear who the perpetrator is or what exactly they were saying in the interviews, but what a strange turn of events for Lili!

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