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 The love triangle between Eli GoldsworthyLenore Mantino and Clare Edwards began after Clare found out about Eli and Lenore kiss. Eli was the center of this love triangle.

Love Triangle History[]

Season 13[]

In Black Or White, she calls Eli while he is on his date with Clare, and Clare finds her cigarettes in his bag. Later, Eli admits to cheating on Clare with Lenore once because he missed Clare.

In Spiderwebs, Eli reveals that her full name is 'Lenore Mantino', and that some clothes came off while he hooked up with her.

In Everything Is Everything, Clare mentions to Drew that she is still hurting that Eli cheated on her with Lenore.

In Sparks Will Fly (1), Clare mentions to Alli that Eli kissing Lenore could be the problem with their relationship.

In Thunderstruck, Clare asks Eli how him and Lenore and Eli says she can't hold a candle to Clare Edwards later that episode Eli tells Clare he still has feelings for her meaning that the love triangle is over.

Degrassi Minis[]

In Eli: Dorm Life, Eli meets and befriends Lenore the first day of university. They become roommates for a short period of time, but they move out after they end up kissing one night. Lenore and J.J. try to help Eli get over Clare through a night of drinking and games. However, later, Lenore confesses to Eli that she is in love with him, and he almost kisses her, before a call from Clare stops him.


  • Love Triangle:
    • Start Up: Black Or White (1315)
    • Ended: Thunderstruck (1339-40)
      • Reason: Eli said no one could hold a candle to Clare Edwards and Eli still had feelings for Clare.


  • Eli cheated on Clare with Lenore while he was at college because he missed Clare.
  • While this love triangle was going on, another love triangle occurred between Drew, Clare, and Eli.
  • Clare and Lenore have never met before, though it is assumed, on Clare's part, that she dislikes Lenore.
  • Lenore told Eli that she's in love with him in Rewrites and wanted to start a relationship with him. Eli was about to kiss her until he got a call from Clare.