The friendship between Eli Goldsworthy and Lenore Mantino developed during the thirteenth season of Degrassi.

Friendship History

Season 13

In You Oughta Know, Eli and Lenore were throwing a New Wave marathon party for the midterms before Clare called. She urges Eli to hurry up with his call.

In Black Or White, Eli reveals to Clare that he cheated on her with Lenore because he missed her.

In Spiderwebs, Eli reveals her full name, and admits to Clare that some clothes came off when they hooked up.

In Everything Is Everything, Clare mentions to Drew that she's still hurt that Eli kissed Lenore.

In Sparks Will Fly (1)Clare mentions to Alli that Eli kissing Lenore could be one of the problems that their relationship is falling apart.

In Sparks Will Fly (2), after Clare breaks up with Eli and he confronts her about it, Clare says that ever since he kissed Lenore, it has gotten confusing. Later, Eli says that Lenore was a one time thing.

Degrassi Minis

In Eli: Dorm Life, Eli and Lenore meet for the first time, and become roommates after Eli's first roommate moves out. After a period of time, Eli and Lenore hook up, though Eli later regrets this as he cheated on his girlfriend Clare. Eli avoids Lenore until she forces him to talk to her, and Eli confesses that it was a mistake to hook up with her. However, they decide to remain friends, and Lenore decides to move out of the room. Later, after Clare breaks up with Eli, to serve as a distraction, Lenore plays the drinking game "Never Have I Ever" with Eli and J.J. During the game, Eli finds out that Lenore has previously been pregnant before, which he seems to regret asking. When she states that she made a mistake and moved on it, it prompts him to call Clare again. 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.

Rival Relationships


  • Eli cheated on his girlfriend, Clare Edwards, with Lenore.
  • Eli claims that he only cheated with Lenore once.
  • They are both film majors.
  • They were roomates until Lenore moved out.
  • They're both friends with J.J.
  • 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.