If you happen to watched “Skins” as a teen, you are more likely to have a gentle spot for Kaya Scodelario who performed dangerous 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 a daily “social gathering lady” type 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 yr olds, then remembering what I used to be doing on TV at 14.” She went on to caption the video with “Will all the time 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 all the time 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 way more hardcore than any of the “Euphoria” characters. One stated: “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 bunch of sixth formers from Bristol and aired from 2007 to 2013 on E4. Its heavy storylines coated matters reminiscent of despair, consuming problems, PTSD, sexuality, substance abuse, loss of life, and bullying, so that you may say that “Skins” walked so “Euphoria” might run . . . six years later.
The present was stricken by Ofcom complaints from mother and father and older viewers, who felt that “Skins” glamorised drug taking. Equally, when you learn the opinions of “Euphoria” on-line, they’re dirty with mother and father warning towards the present saying that it’s “completely inappropriate for teenagers and even some emotionally unstable adults”. Delicate content material impacts individuals in a different way, so it is essential to all the time learn the set off warnings at the beginning 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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