"[Yael]'s like, this amazingly badass girl, and I'm a head case who'll probably be in juvie next year."
— Hunter to Miles

Hunter-Yael Relationship
General Information
Nickname Hael, Yunter, Baringsworth
Intimacy Level Best Friends; Boyfriend and Girlfriend; Ex-Rivals
Started Dating #OMFG (1610)
Dating Status Dating

The relationship between Hunter Hollingsworth and Yael Baron developed during the sixteenth season of Degrassi: Next Class.

Friendship History

Season 15

In #BootyCall, they both tell Tristan that they want space for their gaming since most spaces are occupied by jocks. 

In #NoFilter, she and Hunter are seen in gym class together.

In #YesMeansYes, Hunter, Vijay, Yael and Baaz are in gym class when Vijay is hit in the face with a basketball during intramurals, so Hunter replaces Vijay in the game and his friends cheer for him. She later breaks Hunter's finger with a hammer to help him get out of intramural gym. Later, she is in the gym with Hunter, Baaz, and Vijay when Tristan tells them that the gamer club has been approved.

In #ButThatsNoneOfMyBusiness, Yael and Hunter participate in the video game competition.

In #NotAllMen, they both compete against another video game team and win, they are just about to hug when the rest of the team point out that they barely won. The video game club dresses up in cosplay, and make a commercial to try and raise the money they need to go to Regionals. However, the club is shut down due to complaints of misogyny and celebrating sexual violence, leaving its members upset. Yael calms Hunter down after she finds him about to smash a computer. Vijay, Yael, and Baaz all agree to follow and help Hunter with his revenge because no one has ever fought for them before.

Season 16

In #TurnItUp, Yael visits Hunter at the psychiatric ward where he was admitted to after Hunter writes her a letter. Hunter asks Yael if she hates him to which she says that she doesn't, but that she still needs some time. Hunter tells her that he wants to get better.

In #CheckYourPrivilege, Yael visits Hunter at the psychiatric ward, where Yael tells Hunter about the app challenge, and that if she loses she has to go on a date with Baaz. Hunter says she must win and maybe she should turn her app into what people want to use it for. Hunter says her app deserves to win and she can make a career out of it too, Yael doesn't want to compromise her values but Hunter thinks that nobody made it big without doing that, Hunter bails.

Hunter and Yael are talking over the phone, with Yael thanks him for his advice about her app. Hunter's happy that she won't be going on a date with Baaz. Frankie tells Yael people are using her app to slander her, Yael isn't happy about this and questions whether she should succeed by any means necessary, Hunter says he's unsure.

In #RiseAndGrind, at Hunter's house, Yael turns up to Hunter's welcome back party, she and Hunter both greet each other 'hello' before smiling at each other, Hunter asks Yael, Baaz and Vijay to play computer games with him and they all agree.

In #OMFG, they go on their first date together and share their first kiss, they officially become a couple.

Season 17

Snapshot 3 (13-01-2017 3-31 PM)

In #BreakTheInternet, in the school parking lot, Hunter and Yael are walking hand in hand, Miles asks them if they are having trouble posting on the Degrassi page, Hunter says their mom keeps commenting on his and Yael photos and are calling them "cute" which Yael says they are. Miles asks if Hunter can fix his log in problem but Yael says Hunter can't without breaking his parole. Hunter complains about the new people but Yael thinks they have more to complain about than he does, Mr Simpson briefly greets Hunter and Yael before they walk into the school.

In #IWokeUpLikeThis, Hunter, Yael, Baaz and Vijay have a meeting about getting more girls to their gaming channel and Yael isn't happy at doing make-up tutorials but Baaz says he has hired Lola to help with that.

Yael turns up in a nice pretty red dress which Hunter likes but Yael doesn't, Yael proceeds to do a nail art tutorial while Hunter records it for their website, Yael messes up and then goes on a rant about how make-up and nail art are stupid and girls who do it are stupid too.

Snapshot 4 (14-01-2017 3-35 PM)

Hunter saying he likes Yael for her

Hunter, Yael, Baaz and Vijay are having another meeting and Yael says she won't be doing any more make-up tutorials, Hunter says are they really going to make Yael do something that's not the real her, Yael says she thought Hunter liked the other her, Hunter says he was surprised but he likes her better when she is herself Yael thanks Hunter before saying she has come to realize their are different types of girls but she isn't like that but suggests Lola does the tutorials from now on and the guys all agree. Yael asks Hunter what game she should review next but hes more interested in going to help Lola and does just that.

Snapshot 2 (15-01-2017 7-56 PM)

Hunter says he trusts Yael

In #PicsOrItDidntHappen, Frankie finds Hunter and Yael together and Frankie asks Hunter if he could hack Jonah's messages for her but he could do it though using Jonah's password for access but he declines until Frankie says he owes her for not eating him when they were in the womb together and Hunter agrees. Yael asks Frankie how she would feel if Jonah looked at her messages but Frankie defends herself saying that shes just trying to make sure that Jonah isn't cheating, lying or in love with Grace, Yael says that's not how trust works before asking if Hunter went though her messages but Hunter says no because he trusts her, Hunter gives Frankie the password and Frankie says she does trust Jonah and they say she has nothing to worry about then.

In #HugeIfTrue, At Hunter's House, Yael arrives to find Hunter with Baaz and Vijay, Yael is not happy that Hunter told her he was sick, Hunter says they are having a guys night and Yael asks what they are doing that she can't be around for? Baaz says they were going to watch porn, Yael wants to know whether it is straight or gay porn they are watching, Baaz says all of them and Yael says that sounds good and she's in. 

Hunter, Yael, Baaz and Vijay are watching porn, Hunter wants to turn it off but Yael refuses too, Hunter turns it off and admits they weren't going to watch porn they were going to measure their penis's, Yael doesn't mind and tells them to go for it and she'll even measure them.

Yael tells them how shes going to do this but Hunter doesn't like that she is seeing their junks, Yael bails to find a ruler. Yael returns with the ruler and asks who is first.

Snapshot 11 (15-01-2017 11-21 PM)

Yael says Hunter is awesome

Yael is tallying the results and Hunter leads Yael out of the room, Yael reassures Hunter that he won by a lot, Hunter says he is worried, Yael asks if hes embarrassed and Hunter says they haven't even had sex yet and thinks that the guys will assume Yael is lying because she's dating him, Yael asks if that's all she is to him now his girlfriend, Hunter tries to say no but Yael says before we used to hang out all the time now that were dating I'm in some other category its not like I have a bunch of other people I can hang out with, Hunter says its hard to know when shes his friend or his girlfriend, Yael says she can be both, I should be both, Hunter says I guess absolutely, Hunter says lets tell them, Yael asks if he wants her to lie about who won, Hunter says he could really use this, hes jealous of me or something I don't get it but he is, Yael says she gets it he is awesome and says she will do it but he owes her, Yael tells Baaz he is the winner, Baaz starts doing a victory dance and Yael says they have created a monster.

Snapshot 6 (16-01-2017 5-42 PM)

In #Unsubscribe, Hunter, Yael, Baaz and Vijay are having a meeting, Baaz says that Lola's segment on their channel is losing them money and Yael puts a vote to firing Lola which everyone agrees on. Yael asks Hunter to walk her to class and he happily agrees before they hold hands and bail. Later, Hunter see's Yael and Lola talking and starts to freak out.

Snapshot 1 (16-01-2017 7-41 PM)

Yael is angry at Hunter

Yael asks Hunter if something's up?, Hunter asks like what?, Yael says Baaz lied about how much the make-up cost and wants to know if someone wanted Lola gone?, Hunter says you caught me and admits he got a boner for Lola and is surprised she didn't know as he saw them talking before, Yael says Lola was telling her she hadn't completed their history assignment, Hunter says Lola was standing too close to him and it was a normal reaction, it didn't mean anything, Yael says except it means you lied to me, Yael is upset and bails.

Snapshot 4 (16-01-2017 8-17 PM)

Yael unsure whether she forgives Hunter

Hunter and Yael are sitting down, Hunter says he wants to show Yael what he learned, Hunter says when he does something dumb he now knows to tell you the truth and not lie, Yael says shes not jealous of Lola as she knows he has better taste than that but they used to be best friends and tell each other everything, Hunter asks if he should tell her if he gets a boner, Yael says we used to joke about boners all the time, Hunter says this one was embarrassing, Yael says he should tell her that then and that he even told Baaz and asks him not to shut her out just because were dating, Hunter says if I promises to keep you in the loop are we cool?, Yael says maybe, she doesn't know yet, lets just agree for now that boners are funny, Hunter says okay, Yael bails.

In #Woke, Yael tells Hunter he needs to win back her trust but Hunter doesn't know how, Frankie decides to talk to Yael for Hunter and types you look pretty today, Yael says did Lola look pretty when you got that boner?, Frankie types I'm sorry that must of been confusing, Yael types how am I ever suppose to trust you again? Frankie types because I love you, Yael types seriously? Frankie types yes. Hunter says Yael forgave him because Frankie told her he loved her but he admits he wasn't ready to say it even though he feels it.

Conflict History

Season 15


Hunter's 'kill list'

In #SorryNotSorry, Hunter asks Yael to be his date to the snowball and she agrees. Yael confesses to Principal Simpson that she and her friends (including Hunter) were responsible for trolling Maya online. Hunter is unapologetic to Maya about the trolling, getting angry by the feeling of being cheated out of justice. When Yael called Hunter out about how he thought Maya should suffer, Yael got up in Hunter’s face causing him to push her to the ground in a fit of rage. He tried to apologize but Baaz yelled at him to leave.

Yael was on Hunter's list of the people that he might hurt. At the snowball, Hunter attempts to get Yael back on his side, saying she’s the only one who understands him and that the world is cruel to people like them, but Yael dismissed him saying she’s not like him. Hunter tried to get her alone with him to talk, but she refused. Hunter stated that he thought she was the one person he could trust, but he was wrong as she’s just like everyone else; saying that left Yael hurt as he walked away.


  • Relationships:


  • They both enjoy gaming, and were both in the gaming club.
  • Yael broke Hunter's finger on his instruction to get out of gym.
  • Hunter asked Yael to the Snowball, which she accepted before their falling out.
  • Hunter has gotten physically violent with Yael twice.
  • They are both friends with Baaz Nahir and Vijay Maraj.
  • Hunter and Yael's first kiss was in #OMFG.