The two were originally rivals for Archie, but the next day they became friends due to a mutual hatred of someone else, Cheryl Blossom. Veronica is trying to set up Betty and Archie as a power couple, but Archie feels Betty is too perfect. They kissed during cheerleading tryouts.
- It appears a popular ship on the series
- The budding fandom was angry that this ship did not come to pass, despite their kiss being part of the trailers.
- Tumblr user solangelobro: Wanna talk about the Beronica queerbaiting in Riverdale because HOLY SHIT
- Tumblr user bobbedrake: i can’t believe riverdale is gonna give us something so pure and sweet as beronica……….. and then shove gross ass no chemistry archieronica in our throats i’m screaming
- Tumblr user sarcastic-clover: *me refusing to ship Beronica because queerbaiting and *also me after watching Betty x Veronica’s first scene together and knowing that I immediately ship them
- betty x veronica tag on Tumblr.
- ↑ The ‘Riverdale’ Fans Who Are Hardcore Shipping Betty and Veronica (January 2017)
- ↑ Twitter Already Ships Betty and Veronica in 'Riverdale' (January 2017)
- ↑ RIVERDALE STAR LILI REINHART GETS REAL ABOUT BETTY’S SOULMATE (IT’S NOT ARCHIE) (February 2017)