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Everything We Know About After Star Hero Fiennes-Tiffin’s Dating History

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Move over Jacob Elordi, there’s a new boy to swoon over, Hero Fiennes-Tiffin. And he is also part of a widely popular YA franchise. We’re sensing a theme.

WATCH: After We Fell official trailer

Now that The Kissing Booth 3 has hit screens, signalling the end of the franchise (we can practically hear Jacob Elordi celebrating from here), the next teen romance film to look forward to is After We Fell (sequel to After & After We Collided).

You know, the movies based on the Harry Styles fanfiction written by Anna Todd?

The franchise stars Australian actress Josephine Langford (who plays Tessa Young) and English actor Hero Fiennes-Tiffin (who plays Hardin Scott…. slightly different to his role as young Tom Riddle in Harry Potter, we gotta say).

If you’ve been obsessed with Hardin, allow us to introduce you to the man behind the character and answer the all-important question: does Hero Fiennes-Tiffin have a girlfriend?

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Just saying that if Hero had a Tinder profile, we bet he’d use this pic. (Credit: Instagram | @rosie_matheson & @olichappers via @hero_ft)

Does Hero Fiennes-Tiffin have a girlfriend?

Long story short, nope he doesn’t! The British actor is single and according to an interview with ELLE from February 2019, he’s never had a “proper” relationship (his own words!). 

“Interestingly enough,” he began, a little reticently, “I’ve never had, like, a proper relationship. I haven’t had a girl I would call my girlfriend.”

Similarly, he semi-dodged a question later that year in April about what it was like to go on a first date. “I’m not in a position to give the best advice,” he told Hollywire, “but I would just say, ‘Be yourself.’ Enjoy it. Be yourself. Be honest. It differs from person to person, but essentially: Be yourself.”

As for what he’s looking for in a relationship, according to Fed Regs Advisor, the actor places more emphasis on “inner values” rather than aesthetics.

“Appearance is not important to me. Inner values ​​count. When I date a girl, the chemistry has to be right,” Hero said.

Has he been linked to anyone romantically?

In early 2019, we got a glimpse that *something* could be happening in Hero’s dating life. Model Chanal Benjilali posted an Instagram story, seemingly showing her and the actor cuddling… on Valentine’s Day, no less.

However, after a brief flurry of dating rumours from fans, the author of the original After novels chimed in to clear the air. “Hero’s not dating anyone, do him a favor and stop posting about it,” she wrote in a since-deleted tweet.

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Despite fans shipping Hero and Josephine IRL, they are simply friends. (Credit: Getty)

Are Hero Fiennes-Tiffin and Josephine Langford dating?

The other fan-favourite from the After films is Hero’s costar Josephine Langford, who many fans also ship together.

However, despite the very steamy scenes and natural chemistry between the two, it’s *just friends* for the pair.

They’ve even joked about how well they work together before; in Hero’s last interview with Girlfriend, he revealed: “It would have been tough if we had no chemistry.”

WATCH: After stars Josephine Langford & Hero Fiennes Tiffin on their kissing scenes (Article continues after video)

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Well, we guess that settles it! Ladies, he’s on the market. Maybe this time it’ll be your Wattpad fanfiction scenario come to life.

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