Cobra Kai stars Peyton List and Jacob Bertrand explain what it’s like to date while working together on set of the show.
Cobra Kai stars, Peyton List and Jacob Bertrand, opened up about what it’s like to date while also being co-workers. Cobra Kai is a Netflix original series and spin-off from the Karate Kid franchise. Since the show follows Daniel LaRusso (Ralph Macchio) and Johnny Lawrence (William Zabka) 34 years after the events of the Karate Kid, he also dives deep into the impact of karate on the next generation. When Lawrence reopens the Cobra Kai dojo, LaRusso responds by opening his own dojo, Miyagi-Do. However, this leads to many fierce and dangerous rivalries and quarrels between their students.
In Cobra Kai, List stars as Tory Nichols, while Betrand stars as Eli “Hawk” Moskowitz. Both have become staples of the series. Nichols is a Cobra Kai student who has a very difficult personal life, leading her to put her aggression and anger into karate. She and LaRusso’s daughter Sam (Mary Mouser) have the most intense feud ever. Cobra Kai, from a complicated love triangle. During this time, Hawk initially joined Cobra Kai and became a notorious tyrant, however, he later switched to Miyagi-Do and found redemption. Both Nichols and Hawk are very complex characters with a lot of potential for Cobra Kaithe future.
As reported by TMZList and Bertrand recently confirmed their relationship and opened up about dating while working together on Cobra Kai. Bertrand admitted that they had been dating for a while and had been best friends for even longer. The two worked together as teenagers, starring in the Disney Channel Original Movie, The exchange, in 2016. During this time, Bertrand was also best friends with Peyton’s twin brother, Spencer. However, this is his first time dating a co-star. For him, however, it is only a “trial by firewhich he is ready to kiss. Check out Bertrand’s statement below:
We’ve been dating for a while. I’ve never dated anyone I’ve worked with before. It’s almost fireproof. We’ve been friends for a while. I met her when I was about 15. I was actually really good friends with his brother Spencer, so it was kind of awkward to say, “Hey man, I like your sister. But yeah, we had fun on set and then we hung out off set.
List also opened up about their relationship, admitting it was a bit difficult to date a co-star. Jokingly, she said she would deal with the consequences later. Just for fun, the two also joked about which of them should leave. Cobra Kai if their relationship is causing problems. List didn’t want to think about it, but Bertrand is pretty sure he would stay because he’s been around longer and has a cool haircut. Of course, they’re both joking, and neither would be asked to leave a relationship. After all, Nichols and Hawk were both All-Valley Karate Tournament Champions, and Cobra Kai cannot lose its two champions. More importantly, they are both seasoned actors who are aware of the impact of dating a co-star and eager to make it work both personally and professionally.
Bertrand and List have been linked for a while now, however, this is the first time they have publicly confirmed their relationship. Prior to their confirmation, the two shared posts on social media and were spotted frequently hanging out off set. Meanwhile, their work on The exchange also pointed out a connection that goes back quite a ways. Fortunately, the two were able to take their time and confirm their relationship when they felt ready to do so. Cobra Kai Season 5 has already been confirmed and filming has wrapped, which means viewers can expect to see plenty more of List and Bertrand in the near future.
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