She recently learned that an impostor posed as her for multiple interviews with major publications.
But Lili Reinhart was the real deal on Saturday as took a chilly stroll in Vancouver with her rescue dog Milo at her side.
The 24-year-old Riverdale star didn’t let the cold weather keep her from showing off her stylish looks and put on a show with a chic teal overcoat.
Catching some fresh air: Lili Reinhart, 24, looked chic in a teal overcoat while walking her dog Milo in Vancouver on Saturday during a break from filming her CW series Riverdale
Lili was dressed warmly in a cream-colored cable-knit sweater, along with a simple pair of slim jeans.
She rocked a classic black newsboy hat and a pair of black cat-eye sunglasses, which she matched with black combat boots.
The actress to Covid-19 protocols seriously and wore a blue surgical-style mask while keeping her distance from other pedestrians.
Lili wasn’t the only Riverdale star out and about on Saturday, as her costars K. J. Apa, who plays Archie, and Charles Melton, who plays Reggie Mantle, were both seen out in the city after wrapping up a workout together.
Stylish ensemble: Lili paired the coat with a cream-colored cable-knit sweater, slim jeans and edgy black combat boots
Working up a sweat: Her costars K. J. Apa (who plays Archie) and Charles Melton (who plays Reggie Mantle) were also seen in Vancouver in sporty outfits after working out together
The wore sporty outfits, with K. J. in a gray graphic T-shirt and a green pair of sweatpants with eye-catching yellow socks.
He had on an incongruous gray overcoat and a weathered pair of white sneakers.
Charles also wore a gray T-shirt and had on navy Riverdale High School shorts with a navy jacket featuring a bright orange lining.
He wore a black cloth mask to help slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, but K. J. kept his surgical mask pulled down below his mouth, defeating its purpose.
Flash forward: Lili and her costars are currently filming Riverdale’s season five, which shows the gang graduating high school before jumping six years into the future to solve a mystery
Lili and her costars are currently filming the fifth season of Riverdale, which began airing its first few episodes in January.
The season will mark a significant shift for the dark mystery show, as Archie and his have finished up their senior year of high school in the first few episodes, which were meant to be included in the fourth season but were left off after the coronavirus pandemic shut down production.
Now, the timeline will shift six years in the future, when the now-scattered friends are reunited to solve another mystery.
Bizarre: She had a mystery of her own on her hands when she learned someone had impersonated her in an interview with Seventeen Magazine in late January; seen in 2019 in Toronto
Lili had her own mystery to solve late in January, when she learned someone had been impersonating her in interviews with Seventeen Magazine and The Daily Express.
The Chemical Hearts star reposted a statement from Seventeen to her Instagram Stories explaining the con.
‘Today, we briefly published a story with information we were led to believe was from Lili Reinhart,’ the magazine wrote.
Addressing it: The actress wrote: ‘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’
‘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 apologize 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.’
Lili added her own thoughts, writing: ‘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.’
So far, the impersonator hasn’t been identified, though it did inspire a short-lived Twitter meme.
Retraction: They weren’t the only media outlet duped by the imposter, as reporter Lucas Hill-Paul from The Daily Express revealed his recent interview was with the same fake, and they had to go through the ‘correct legal procedure’ of retracting the story; seen in 2018 in NYC