If you happen to watched “Skins” as a teen, you are prone to have a tender spot for Kaya Scodelario who performed unhealthy lady Effy Stonem. She was mysterious, misunderstood, and all of us needed to be her. Effy made braided headbands, beaded necklaces, and fishnet tights cool. However she was additionally the epitome of intercourse, medicine, and rock and roll . . . and never in an everyday “social gathering lady” form of means. Sound acquainted? You would not be the primary to make comparisons with HBO’s “Euphoria”, and now Scodelario herself has filmed a TikTok likening her teenagers to the US TV present.
The actor wrote on TikTok: “Watching Euphoria for the primary time pondering that is loopy for 17 12 months olds, then remembering what I used to be doing on TV at 14.” She went on to caption the video with “Will at all times be greatful [sic]. However yeah safeguarding actually wasnt a factor again then…” Her character was shockingly proven injecting heroin into her arms on the age of 14, descending into psychotic despair, and even trying suicide early on within the present.
Will at all times be greatful. However yeah safeguarding actually wasnt a factor again then…
“Skins” followers flocked to Scodelario’s feedback part to agree that her character Effy was rather more hardcore than any of the “Euphoria” characters. One mentioned: “Euphoria is just like the PG model of Skins.” One other joked: “Skins would eat Euphoria up in a second”, with a 3rd including: “Effy would make Nate cry”. The British teen comedy drama adopted the lives of a gaggle of sixth formers from Bristol and aired from 2007 to 2013 on E4. Its heavy storylines coated matters resembling despair, consuming issues, PTSD, sexuality, substance abuse, dying, and bullying, so that you would possibly say that “Skins” walked so “Euphoria” may run . . . six years later.
The present was tormented by Ofcom complaints from dad and mom and older viewers, who felt that “Skins” glamorised drug taking. Equally, for those who learn the evaluations of “Euphoria” on-line, they’re dirty with dad and mom warning towards the present saying that it’s “completely inappropriate for youths and even some emotionally unstable adults”. Delicate content material impacts folks in another way, so it is essential to at all times learn the set off warnings firstly of the episode.
Are you aware what we would actually like to see? Effy and Maddy be a part of forces. Please somebody make it occur!
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