|Name:||Cheryl Marjorie Blossom|
|Relationships:||Clifford & Penelope Blossom (Parents), Jason Blossom (Brother)|
|Fandom:||Riverdale, Archie Comics|
|Other:||Portrayed by Madelaine Petsch|
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On the CW drama Riverdale, Cheryl is the privileged daughter of Clifford and Penelope Blossom. She maintains her position as Queen Bee at Riverdale High School by intimidating her classmates. Cheryl is often portrayed as been selfish, but she cared and loved her brother Jason Blossom very much. She doesn't have a good relationship with her parents who are more concerned with their business interests and maintaining appearances. The first season of Riverdale focuses on the mystery surrounding her brother's death.
In fandom, Cheryl is most commonly paired with female characters. After season 1, Cheryl was most commonly paired with Veronica Lodge. These girls were initially rivals, but can work together when they share a common goal.
The femslash pairings of Cheryl Blossom/Betty Cooper and Cheryl Blossom/Josie McCoy also appear. In het, Cheryl has also been paired with Jughead Jones and Archie Andrews. Some fans also pair Cheryl with her brother Jason Blossom.
In season 2, Cheryl met Toni Topaz a member of the Southside Serpents. Cheryl's admission that she has always been attracted to women brought the two closer together, and they soon began a relationship. Cheryl Blossom/Toni Topaz quickly became the most popular pairing for Cheryl. 
- cheryl blossom by kacey-lynn
Archives & Fannish Links
- Cheryl Blossom tag on tumblr
- Cheryl Blossom works on Ao3
- Cheryl Blossom page on the Riverdale Wiki
- CherylBlossom page on the Archie Comics Wiki
- Cheryl Blossom tagged fics on Ao3 as of 5 May 2018 include the following pairings: Betty Cooper/Jughead Jones (559) Cheryl Blossom/Toni Topaz (393) Betty Cooper/Veronica Lodge (238) Archie Andrews/Veronica Lodge (218) Cheryl Blossom/Veronica Lodge (182) Betty Cooper & Jughead Jones (181) Archie Andrews/Jughead Jones (88) Archie Andrews & Veronica Lodge (62) Cheryl Blossom/Betty Cooper (48) Joaquin DeSantos/Kevin Keller (46)