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KJ Apa Opens Up About Feeling "Restricted" on Riverdale

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He might know a thing or two about keeping the bad guys off of the streets, but that doesn't mean it's always been easy. In fact, it hasn't. This past week, Riverdale star KJ Apa sat down to reveal some backstage secrets. And it might have just left us with more questions than answers...

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For starters, ever wondered what life was like on set? According to KJ, perhaps it's not all fun and games after all (aside from Gryphons and Gargoyles, of course). "I feel like I'm in jail a lot of the time," Apa revealed to Demi Moore for Interview magazine. As for what that means, exactly?

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"There are so many restrictions on what I can and can’t do," he explained, referring to his constantly being "covered in makeup or hair products." As a matter of fact, life as Archie Andrews has actually called for "so much pressure," as the actor confessed. "There's a lot of baggage that comes with that." Consider us intrigued...

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But there's one special somebody on set who's made all of that pressure that much more bearable. And it might just be our favorite on-screen bromance yet. Any guesses who we're referring to? On-screen BFF, Jughead, of course. "I feel like the only people I can talk to about my issues are my co-stars," Apa explained. "Cole [Sprouse] is an amazing person to have on set."

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If only we were a fly on those Riverdale High walls. But while we may never know what's truly going on when the cameras stop rolling, there's one thing KJ wants us to know: "I’m so grateful for the show and its success," the actor assured. Hear that, Mr. Lodge? Doesn't look like Archie's going anywhere anytime soon. (Lucky for us).

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As for what the future has in store for Archie Andrews? Might there be sparks in the air for him and Betty? Will he go head to head with Hiram Lodge again? We guess we'll have to wait and find out. Until then, be sure to stay tuned for all of the latest updates.