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KJ Apa debuts ‘boyfriend’ Eric Dane and Gay Twitter™ goes nuts

Is KJ Apa joining the cast of Euphoria for an inevitably dysfunctional season 3 romance with Cal Jacobs (Eric Dane)?

It’s incredibly unlikely, but that didn’t stop fans from speculating after Apa posted a photo cozying up with Dane and announcing, “New couple alert!”

 

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With Apa’s CW drama Riverdale coming to a close after seven seasons, it’s no surprise the photo sparked rumors, though many gay commenters just took it as tongue-in-cheek fun.

“I stan this couple,” wrote Andy Cohen. Writer Jordan Firstman invited the boys over for brunch, adding “So proud of y’all!”

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Others let their imaginations run even further. “I’d watch that leaked video,” commented one thirsty fan.

Over on Twitter, the gays had similar thoughts:

Apa and Dane were most likely together because they’re starring in the new movie One Fast Move together. In the film, Apa plays a discharged soldier who dreams of becoming a motorcycle racer. Dane plays Apa’s father.

That could also explain that other photo Apa posted that went viral a couple of weeks ago.

 

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Apa’s dramatic new haircut is also for the film.

“Reset. One Fast Move,” he captioned a photo debuting the buzzcut.

 

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One Fast Move is currently in production — a release date has not been announced.