Final month, nationwide anti-drug data program D.A.R.E launched a press release criticizing the HBO collection “Euphoria,” by saying that the drama “chooses to misguidedly glorify and erroneously depict highschool scholar drug use.” Now, the star of the present, Zendaya, has responded to their feedback.
In a current interview with Entertainment Weekly, Zendaya mentioned, “Our present is under no circumstances an ethical story to show individuals how you can reside their life or what they need to be doing. If something, the sensation behind Euphoria, or no matter we now have all the time been making an attempt to do with it, is to hopefully assist individuals really feel just a little bit much less alone of their expertise and their ache. And possibly really feel like they’re not the one one going by means of or coping with what they’re coping with.”
As previously reported, in a press release this system mentioned, “Moderately than additional every mother or father’s want to maintain their youngsters protected from the doubtless horrific penalties of drug abuse and different high-risk habits, HBO’s tv drama, ‘Euphoria,’ chooses to misguidedly glorify and erroneously depict highschool scholar drug use, habit, nameless intercourse, violence, and different damaging behaviors as frequent and widespread in at the moment’s world.”
Nonetheless, this system did specific curiosity in sitting down with the oldsters over at HBO to specific their considerations. “We’d welcome the chance for our workforce, together with members of our excessive school-aged Youth Advocacy Board, to fulfill with people at HBO who’re concerned with producing ‘Euphoria’ to current our considerations instantly,” they acknowledged.
Whereas followers of the present proceed to observe the event of Zendaya’s character Rue, she did communicate on the way forward for the troubled teen. “We will’t go away her right here,” she mentioned. “It’s actually vital that there’s mild on the finish of the tunnel for her as a result of I feel she has quite a lot of magnificence inside her. Whether or not or not she fairly sees that but, is her personal factor.”
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