Although Zendaya was awarded an Emmy for her role as Rue in the HBO drama “Euphoria,” she does not want everyone to see her in the upcoming season.
She announced the series’ return before its second season premiere on Sunday, advising that the new episodes might be traumatic and requesting that viewers only watch if they are able to handle the content.
“I know I’ve said this before, but Euphoria is for mature audiences. This season, perhaps more than the previous one, is extremely emotional and deals with themes that may be disturbing and difficult to witness. Only watch it if you feel comfortable doing so.” This last part was in response to the criticism she received about her decision
“Take care of yourself and know that you are still loved, even if things don’t work out the way you want them to,” the “Spider-Man: No Way Home” star concluded.
Zendaya, before the series aired in 2019, made a similar request for audience discretion. (Minor plot spoilers for Season 2 follow.)
According to The Hollywood Reporter, “Euphoria” was praised for depicting drug use respectfully and realistically, as well as its thematic depth. In the same review, Rue’s confrontation with her mother (Nika King) and younger sister (Storm Reid) during her increasing drug usage were highlighted.
“The 15-minute sequence may be the most harrowing moment in the drama’s tragic history, and it evokes heartbreaking familiarity for people who have witnessed a loved one battle addiction,” according to Metacritic. “Zendaya achingly conveys Rue’s utter dejection about ever getting better, as she inquires whether
The ending of “Cardinal” Season 2, which NBC aired on Jan. 6, has many fans talking about the show’s second season in a similar way that The Hollywood Reporter described it as being “emotionally relentless.” “It commits to every daring narrative move it makes, but most of all to a warts-and-all