Anyone who watches Andi Mack knows that the chemistry between Asher Dov Angel and Peyton Elizabeth Lee (er, Jonah Beck and Andi Mack) is so real. What started out as Andi’s big crush in Season 1 totally ended up being a rollercoaster of emotions for the both of them. Between Jonah having a high school girlfriend and Andi realizing their friendship wasn’t all that she thought it was, there were a lot of ups and downs for sure. J-14 caught up with Asher and he confirmed to us that he and Peyton are just as close in real life as you’d imagine.
“Me and Peyton, we’re really, really close! She knows, like, literally, everything about me. She’s really like my sister and in the show it’s a lot different. It’s really complicated. Some feelings get hurt. It’s definitely a lot different,” he tells us.
We have hope that Andi and Jonah will end up together in Season 3, but we suppose we’ll just have to wait and see. This leads us to the question…
Do Asher and Peyton like each other in real life?
The answer is a big “yes!” – but don’t get too excited. The whole entire cast is super close. They all love each other, but there’s no dating going on between them. Fans want to believe that Andi and Jonah’s crushes on screen are the same in real life – but sorry, the boyfriend/girlfriend thing is only for TV. One of the friends’ cutest moments though was when Asher sang “Being Around You” to Peyton at one of his concerts – you know, the same song Jonah sang to Andi in the show!
While walking the red carpet together at the 2017 Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards, Andi was asked straight-up who on the show she’s crushing on. “Actually, we’re all just best friends. Asher’s like my best friend in the whole world. He is really like my brother. And, you know, I’m also best friends with Josh [Rush, who plays Cyrus],” she said in the interview.
So there you have it – they’re more like brother and sister than boyfriend and girlfriend. Peyton isn’t the only girl he’s been linked to though. Asher has been linked to many other stars, including Jenna Ortega.
At the #Venom world premiere with @AsherAngel and @JennaOrtega pic.twitter.com/1LrmdKjixc
— Venom (@VenomMovie) October 2, 2018
Game Shakers star Madisyn Shipman also thinks Asher is the absolute sweetest.
“We’re really good friends. We have a lot of mutual friends. My best friend Molly – she was on Andi Mack, so that’s kind of how we met I guess. And then, whenever he came out to LA one time, we went to a Dodgers game. And it was a lot of fun,” she spilled in an interview. “He has such an amazing voice. I love his voice so much.”
As of now, Asher appears to be living the single life – but he sure does have a lot of great female friends by his side.
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