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13 Reasons Why: The Final Season - part 2!

Keep discussing season 4 here

Spoilers ahead!

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by Anonymousreply 255Yesterday at 7:54 AM

Previous thread:

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by Anonymousreply 106/08/2020

Alex got himself a boyfriend!

Miles isn't the best actor out of the cast but he was much better this season compared to the previous ones

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by Anonymousreply 206/08/2020

I didn’t really feel the chemistry between Miles and Charlie the way I did between M and Winston or even M and Zach.

Also, why do we have a new thread when the other has a lot of space left?

by Anonymousreply 306/08/2020

R3 It's paywalled, what else.

Please link this thread in the previous one if you have access to it

by Anonymousreply 406/08/2020

Alex and Winston had way more chemistry.

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by Anonymousreply 506/08/2020

I agree, r3. There was zero chemistry between the two actors/characters and Miles looked completely disconnected in their scenes together. The Alex/Winston scenes were definitely more believable and they made for a more intriguing pairing.

by Anonymousreply 606/08/2020

Ross Butler and Brandon Flynn Ask Each Other Anything

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by Anonymousreply 706/08/2020

Ross Butler isn’t handsome despite them trying to push him as such. There’s a reason his role was recast on Riverdale with Charles whatever

by Anonymousreply 806/08/2020

Brandon Flynn has a weird face and looks like he smells bad. I Do find him charismatic and charming on screen though.

Ross Butler looks 40.

by Anonymousreply 906/08/2020

Brandon looks like he smells, while Miles looks like he smells cookies.

by Anonymousreply 1006/08/2020

The prominent extra, in the red checkered suit, at the dance scenes of the prom, looks like amateur porn twink Zilv Gudel.

by Anonymousreply 1106/08/2020

Thank you OP for starting the thread.

Overall I loved the season. I was a bit bummed about the lack of whimsy in the opening credits though. Loved the drama and loved how Alex goes gay and dates two guys in the final season. The season is incredibly gay friendly and gay positive.

Was the scene of the new school administrator, Foundly (played by Reed Diamond) introducing his husband to Clay a callback to the scene in the first season where Tony told Clay that he was gay? Both times Clay is totally surprised.

No episodes were directed by Gregg Araki like in the previous seasons. What was that about? But Brenda Strong did some fantastic directing in the episode about the lockdown.

13RW wouldn't be 13RW without a tragic death. Loved that they reminded the viewers that AIDS is still out there killing people.

At some point I thought it would be revealed, in a Pretty Little Liars fashion, that Clay was drugged (by Winston?) somehow to get him all crazy and paranoid and to finally confess. Then they went with the football team playing games with him. It's interesting that Clay's hero complex, trying to save his friends, took a toll on Clay finally. And the show made a good point that Ari was into Clay for a similar reason (taking care of someone).

by Anonymousreply 1206/08/2020

Fuck this show. Using HIV/AID'S in the exploitive way they did was unnecessary and implausible. I hope the writers on this show never work again. Cheap bullshit. Fuck them.

by Anonymousreply 1306/09/2020

How was a male prostitute addicted to heroine dying of HIV implausible?

by Anonymousreply 1406/09/2020

Winston should be with Tyler. Both of them enjoy photography, equally sensitive and been hurt by Monty. With all the shit he gone through Tyler deserved some kind of happy ending.

by Anonymousreply 1506/09/2020

The way Alex cut loose Winston right away after having learned why W got close to him seemed like art was imitating life. My delicate Miley did the same when Brandon did hurt his feelings.

by Anonymousreply 1606/09/2020

[quote] With all the shit he gone through Tyler deserved some kind of happy ending.

I thought he got one by dating Monty's little sister. They go to the Prom together.

by Anonymousreply 1706/09/2020

LOL @ the fact that gay actors can't escape the tired & shitty dying of AIDS trope even when playing a straight character. This show was trash.

by Anonymousreply 1806/09/2020

Who else thought Winston and Zach were going to kiss when they were high?

by Anonymousreply 1906/09/2020

The show is for teens and those teens don't share the same TV and movie history as most of us. I am sure for some teens an AIDS death wasn't as cliché a for some of us eldergays.

by Anonymousreply 2006/09/2020

R20 It’s dangerous to tell kids that HIV can escalate to AIDS in under a year. This show is supposed to take place in 2020, not 1986.

by Anonymousreply 2106/09/2020

It was more than a year. Justin was homeless and still using IV drugs (probably with dirty needles and risking reinfection). His existence was fraught and stressful. Not helpful for an immune system under attack. He also may have a been a Rapid Progressor. There’s also the theory that he was infected as a child by his mom’s boyfriend.

by Anonymousreply 2206/09/2020

The show made a point to mention that Justin rejected to be tested for HIV in the past. The virus remained untreated and unchallenged in his body to do its job.

And let's not forget how it was Justin who pushed Jessica away whenever she tried to make out with him claiming it was because of his sobriety. He knew what was going on, at the beginning of the season, even without official confirmation. She would've noticed the skin lesions. Clay was too busy with his own issues to notice.

by Anonymousreply 2306/09/2020

r16 I thought Brandon dumped Miles.

by Anonymousreply 2406/09/2020

I don't think it's that unlikely that an introvenious drug user and prostitute might end up with AIDS even these days.

On another subject... I noticed Charlie chose the tiara at the prom.

by Anonymousreply 2506/09/2020

R25 It was the polite thing to do. He was clearly very comfortable with his sexuality and knew giving Alex the crown would put him more at ease.

by Anonymousreply 2606/09/2020

Charlie and his cookies...

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by Anonymousreply 2706/09/2020

Alex sitting practically in Charlie’s lap after his graduation was cute

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by Anonymousreply 2806/09/2020

Love Alex's whiny "I have to go to every game?" at the end. LOL. He could've ended up in prison for life.

by Anonymousreply 2906/09/2020

[quote] Alex sitting practically in Charlie’s lap after his graduation was cute.

It is not like his first time turning his tops into mellow kittens.

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by Anonymousreply 3006/09/2020

r30 Maybe they're just in love with each other. Have you considered that?

by Anonymousreply 3106/09/2020

[quote]When Justin Foley, played by Brandon Flynn, collapses at the high school prom he’s quickly rushed to hospital where he is tested and subsequently diagnosed as HIV positive. It is suggested that he may have contracted HIV because of his injecting drug use or while he was a sex worker. His condition then deteriorates within a matter of days and he quite quickly dies.

We will always call out things like this that lazily sensationalise HIV for dramatic effect. Justin’s story arc couldn’t be further from the reality of HIV for the vast majority of people who receive a positive diagnosis. And, as a message to the show’s young audience, is potentially really damaging if they’re hearing about HIV for the very first time.

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by Anonymousreply 3206/09/2020

This was very sad. No one was really there for Justin when he found out about his mother overdosing. I wish there had been a bigger focus on him rather than on someone like Tony - who's boxing storyline was boring and redundant.

He was excited about getting into college but didn't even get to graduate high school.

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by Anonymousreply 3306/09/2020

r33 This shows how bitchy and vindictive Miles is. Not only did he tell producers to kill off Brandon's character, but he forced them to make his character gay, just so he could kiss guys other than Connor. It was only when Miles demanded that Alex present hole at the prom that they drew the line.

by Anonymousreply 3406/09/2020

The community is shown as completely accepting of same sex relationships with happy parents, football players not batting an eye when the quarterback kisses a boy in school, the Prom Kings, etc.

I realize things are better now than when I grew up and we lived in fear. But surely, this is a total fantasy?


by Anonymousreply 3506/09/2020

[quote] It’s dangerous to tell kids that HIV can escalate to AIDS in under a year. This show is supposed to take place in 2020, not 1986.

The depiction of mental illness was also dangerous. Hallucinations and amnesia are very serious symptoms, indicating psychosis rather than anxiety. Clay never even told his doctor about the hallucinations. He Commits serious acts of vandalism, twice threatens people with guns, leads a school riot, runs away from the hospital and faces no consequences. Instead, he is well enough to speak at graduation and go off to an Ivy League college after a short course of talk therapy.

by Anonymousreply 3606/09/2020

R33 Brandon Flynn’s acting was outstanding here. Can someone please give him an award for this scene alone.

by Anonymousreply 3706/09/2020

The craziest thing about this show is that the cast seems to really love it. You just don’t see interviews like this from the Riverdale stars, who openly mock their show and already had several main characters ask to be released from their contracts.

It makes me think the atmosphere on set was mostly good, with the exception of your usual small fires like two cast members hooking up (Brandon and Miles).

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by Anonymousreply 3806/09/2020

Good comment I saw on reddit re: Justin’s diagnosis

[quote]First off, HIV, left untreated, IS still a death sentence. In 1989 and in 2019.

[quote]Secondly, then and now, there are many people who are completely unaware of their HIV status, who have no idea that their CD4 count is literally 150, or 63, or zero (normal = 500+), or how eminently precarious their health is because they feel fine, perhaps have been only mildly symptomatic, and they only find out their status when they present to a physician with an AIDS-defining illness (Justin had at least three) and require hospitalization. My father is an ID doctor and he sees this far more often than you would think, and he has said that it is one of the hardest things for him to deal with because of how preventable it is. People show up at the ER with shortness of breath and get diagnosed with pneumocystis pneumonia, or see a derm about the odd "bruise" on their arm that wont go away (KS), or visit the eye doctor because their vision is suddenly dimming (CMV), or they've had a seizure because they have encephalitis caused by Toxoplasmosis, or... This happens far less frequently than it did, but it still happens.

[quote]Justin's progression from initial infection to AIDS is also not unrealistic. I've read repeatedly in this forum that it takes 10 years for HIV to progress to AIDS as if that were some kind of unbreakable rule, when in reality, 10 years is at the upper end of what is actually a broad span of time. Three to eight years is typical. But there is a subset of the population (perhaps 10%) who will progress without treatment far more rapidly (termed Rapid Progressors) than usual. For them, it could take three years or even (sometimes significantly) less. With Justin's fraught and stressful existence, and then continued use of IV drugs (perhaps with unsanitary needles and thus potential for reinfection), it is not unreasonable that he might become seriously ill faster than someone who wasn't dealing with those obstacles.

by Anonymousreply 3906/09/2020

R33 how can anyone be there for Justin after he found out his mother died when he told no one but Clays parents, and told them not to tell Clay? No one knew!

by Anonymousreply 4006/09/2020

Saying Goodbye

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by Anonymousreply 4106/09/2020

Why didn’t Katherine Langford get to speak?

by Anonymousreply 4206/09/2020

R42 Because they didn’t even ask her back, they used a hologram.

by Anonymousreply 4306/09/2020

R33 you must have forgotten Justin didn’t want anyone to know about his mom.

PS Brandon was terrific this season. I loved him in this scene.

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by Anonymousreply 4506/09/2020

The DL fantasy final season would have Alex get together with Justin!

by Anonymousreply 4606/09/2020

Justin was hetero.

by Anonymousreply 4706/09/2020

Justin was gay for pay.

by Anonymousreply 4806/09/2020

Justin was gay for drug money.

by Anonymousreply 4906/09/2020

r46 No mine was for Clay to realise he has the worst luck with girls, and that he's sharing a room with a trained rentboy.

by Anonymousreply 5006/09/2020

R50 Sure that's been explored in fanfics.

by Anonymousreply 5106/09/2020

Laugh all you want, Brandon and Miles always had real chemistry on screen. Even in their fight scenes it looked like they wanted to fuck.

by Anonymousreply 5206/09/2020

What was Clay gay for?

by Anonymousreply 5306/09/2020

R52 that is all in your head

by Anonymousreply 5406/09/2020

r53 Mental health

by Anonymousreply 5506/09/2020

R39 thank you for sharing this. I hate this attitude of some young people that HIV is no big deal.

by Anonymousreply 5606/09/2020

[quote] The community is shown as completely accepting of same sex relationships with happy parents, football players not batting an eye when the quarterback kisses a boy in school, the Prom Kings, etc. I realize things are better now than when I grew up and we lived in fear. But surely, this is a total fantasy? Gaylings?

This was a high school in the SF Bay Area. Obviously it’s going to be a lot more liberal than a high school in Texas.

by Anonymousreply 5706/09/2020

R57 homophobia is everywhere. But they would be more accepting than TX, or NYC for that matter.

But it is fantasy. Many fans of the show hated the prom scene when everyone was thrilled two gays won, especially after the show depicted homophobia etc. from the jocks many times throughout the series.

by Anonymousreply 5806/09/2020

The gay quarterback also used the word faggot last season.

They just desperately needed a happy ending for Alex, who tried to kill himself in literally almost every season of this show. He was hands down the most miserable character.

by Anonymousreply 5906/09/2020

Alex/Miles kinda looking like Logan Lerman here

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by Anonymousreply 6006/09/2020

Miles looks better with the weight loss.

by Anonymousreply 6106/09/2020

The actor who plays Monty is turning 34 this year. So crazy.

Casting Dr Ellis Grey as Justin’s Doctor is perfect casting.

At prom, I was hoping that Clay would ash his mother for a dance and when he did I was so happy I started crying. It was probably my favourite moment in the series. MARY!

by Anonymousreply 6206/09/2020

It would have better if Charlie's football crush was Aaron Rodgers.

Seriously, this show is basically trauma porn. Because rapes, suicides, shootings weren't enough, they actually gave a character AIDS and have him die after his mom's overdose.

by Anonymousreply 6306/09/2020

I'm still watching and trying to avoid spoilers, so am skimming the threads. I'm sure this is mentioned somewhere, but a big WTF about the car accident. The driver didn't have a single scratch on them and it's not mentioned by anyone other than two lines between the two people who were in it? This season is a shitshow.

by Anonymousreply 6406/09/2020

Screen Junkies should do an Honest Trailer of this Season.

by Anonymousreply 6506/09/2020

[quote] The actor who plays Monty is turning 34 this year. So crazy.

The actor is of Filipino descent so it’s no surprise with those eternally youthful Asian genetics.

by Anonymousreply 6606/09/2020

He’s HALF Asian

by Anonymousreply 6706/09/2020

From a new interview with Alisha Boe:

[quote]Boe is sheltering-in-place in a location she asks to remain between us, where she is weathering the COVID-19 pandemic with her unnamed boyfriend (they’ve chosen to keep his identity under wraps for reasons Boe tells me are personal).

What in the fuck? Does she think she’s Madonna?

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by Anonymousreply 6806/10/2020

It has been a torture watch this girl whereas Brandon was outstanding this season.

by Anonymousreply 6906/10/2020

She was good.

by Anonymousreply 7006/10/2020

She was much better this season compared to the previous ones where she was unbearable to watch (that screechy acting !).

Ani was better this season as well. I still don't understand why they made her the narrator in season 3 and the most obvious plot device, so lazy.

by Anonymousreply 7106/10/2020

Ani was good this season and her character made more likable

by Anonymousreply 7206/10/2020

Ani was good this season because they cut back on her scenes

by Anonymousreply 7306/10/2020

And made her realize she was a busy body and start to learn who she is.

The scene with her and Bryce’s mom was lovely.

by Anonymousreply 7406/10/2020

Ani was gone for 2-3 episodes. That was a good choice.

by Anonymousreply 7506/10/2020

R68 She’s in Italy.

by Anonymousreply 7606/10/2020

Christian Navarro posted on his IG stories today that he’s selling greetings on Cameo. Did he burn through the 13RW money that fast?

by Anonymousreply 7706/10/2020

Wonder what he spent the $150,000 an episode on

[quote]Navarro stars as Tony Padilla, Clay’s best friend at Liberty High School who helps him deal with Hannah’s death. Tony is also who sends the tapes to Hannah’s bullies after Hannah gives them to him before her death. Navarro made between $20,000 and $60,000 per episode in season 1 as one of the supporting cast members on the show. After negotiations before season 3, he received a pay bump to $135,000 per episode. He received another raise in season 4 to be paid $150,000 per episode, which would’ve paid him $1.5 million if he appeared in all 10 episodes.

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by Anonymousreply 7806/10/2020

Christian is hideous

by Anonymousreply 7906/10/2020

The blond hair was a choice.

by Anonymousreply 8006/10/2020

Don’t they require protective headgear in boxing? Those scenes really bugged me.

by Anonymousreply 8106/10/2020

[quote]Ani was good this season because they cut back on her scenes

She was good this season since she wasn't up in everyone's business.

[quote] I realize things are better now than when I grew up and we lived in fear. But surely, this is a total fantasy? Gaylings?

Where I grew up in the early 00s, it would have been fine but I also lived in the city in a liberal area. These kids would be even better off than we were. Actually no one even wanted to be prom King or Queen in my school.

[quote]Good comment I saw on reddit re: Justin’s diagnosis

That's one comment while countless experts and activists have weighed in that it's just unrealistic.

I think the problem is that it was clearly meant to make the show as sensational as possible. He went from having enough energy to dance at the prom to dying in a matter of weeks. Their mother says that they got him the best GP and he had a physical but his doctor said that he refused to be tested. However, the guy also went into rehab separately where as a former IV drug user they would have really pushed for it. He also previously told Jessica so it wasn't a complete secret.

Also Clay's parents were obsessive about Clay's mental state back in season one but didn't care in season four (or notice their son was snapping) nor did they notice Justin didn't just have the "flu." They would have. His parents in season one would have dragged his ass to the doctor as soon as they saw he was sick.

If they were so hell bent on killing him off before graduation they should have just had the character OD which would have been overall much more realistic for his situation. On a better show he would have lived with it and maybe taught kids (the audience this show was supposed to be for) about it.

One thing I will say about Justin Flynn is that all of the gossip surrounding his relationships off screen notwithstanding he is a great actor. I think this was the first time I ever really noticed.

by Anonymousreply 8206/10/2020

r78 "How can you possibly expect someone to live on only $150,000 an episode?"

by Anonymousreply 8306/10/2020

R82 Actor Justin Flynn, Lol.

by Anonymousreply 8406/10/2020

R84, WOOPS! Sorry! Combined his character's name with his name. Brandon Flynn.

Justin Foley played by Brandon Flynn. There we go.

by Anonymousreply 8506/10/2020

Alisha and Brandon apparently didn't like each other at all in the beginning, Lol!

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by Anonymousreply 8606/11/2020

Lol, Alisha’s Bratz commercial.

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by Anonymousreply 8706/11/2020

A lot of people don’t like Brandon. And he looks like he doesn’t shower

by Anonymousreply 8806/11/2020

Alisha calls out Brandon for wanting a sugar daddy in this interview. He says he would date a 13RW fan depending on their age - and she’s like “Oh yeah, you want someone 20 years older.”

I take back every mean thing I said about her.

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by Anonymousreply 8906/11/2020

13 Reasons: Why The Final Season?

by Anonymousreply 9006/11/2020

R88 it’s the “Brandon looks like he smells” troll. They pop up and a lot of Brandon threads. It’s funny to think that’s the worst thing they can accuse him off.

by Anonymousreply 9106/11/2020

[quote] he looks like he doesn’t shower

Who does in Hollywood world these days?

by Anonymousreply 9206/11/2020

[quote]The Netflix series 13 Reasons Why is facing backlash and widespread criticism for having one of the show's characters suddenly die of AIDS complications shortly after learning he is HIV-positive in the season four finale. The controversial plot twist centers around Justin Foley, played by Brandon Flynn, a recovering heroin addict who worked as a sex worker when he was homeless. In the final episode of season four, he collapsed at prom and was rushed to the hospital. Justin was diagnosed with HIV that had developed into AIDS after being left untreated and soon died, but his tragic end didn't sit well with many viewers who slammed the show for the 'backwards' and 'sensationalized' storyline.

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People are so stupid.

by Anonymousreply 9406/11/2020

So glad Alex came out.

by Anonymousreply 9506/11/2020

R95 Alex never came out. He just told his parents he was dating a guy but he never “came out” as gay or bisexual.

Not everyone needs to label themselves.

by Anonymousreply 9606/11/2020


Are you okay?

If he had it for years the show would have [bold]told you[/bold] before this year or even [italic]remotely implied it.[/italic] Then no one would have a problem with any of this.

It did not.

They decided the character had it last minute and it shows.

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R98 He came out but he never specified his sexuality

by Anonymousreply 9906/11/2020

Alex and Winston's relationship wouldn't work because they were both bottoms.

by Anonymousreply 10006/11/2020

R100 They should have given us an Alex/Winston sex scene. I can’t believe Miles was the only male actor on the show to do any sort of nudity and it was in a sex scene with... a woman.

by Anonymousreply 10106/11/2020

This is the final season. They weren’t showing sex. Move on.

by Anonymousreply 10206/11/2020

Also Alex was afraid of having sex with a guy. He told Clay to come to the prom to keep an eye out in case “Charlie tried to make a move.”

by Anonymousreply 10306/11/2020

R103 Why is he gay again? Is he saving it for marriage?

by Anonymousreply 10406/11/2020

No. He’s new. It’s very normal for someone to be scared their first time or not wanna rush it. Not everyone is a whore.

by Anonymousreply 10506/11/2020

r101, we saw Tyler's naked ass a couple of times.

by Anonymousreply 10606/11/2020

R106 We also saw Bryce.

And obviously there was that sex scene with Winston and Monty but I can’t remember if there’s much shown anatomically.

by Anonymousreply 10706/11/2020

Miles' sex scene last season was the most explicit in the entire series.

by Anonymousreply 10806/11/2020

If only they had upped the ante this season.

Though I suppose considering how long the character took to have sex the first time it would have probably been weird to have him just jump into bed with someone. The het actors also may not have been down.

The Charlie character parallels the Zach character in a lot of ways, and I’m starting to wonder if the plan was for Zach to originally be the guy Alex got with but maybe Ross didn’t want to do it. I saw a cast interview recently and Alisha and Brandon both gushed about Zalex being their favorite ship while Ross went crickets.

by Anonymousreply 10906/11/2020

[quote] If only they had upped the ante this season.

It's their final season. That's when the people involved usually check out mentally, phone it in, look for a new gig, etc.

by Anonymousreply 11006/11/2020

New Connor & Miles thread:

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[quote] I saw a cast interview recently and Alisha and Brandon both gushed about Zalex being their favorite ship while Ross went crickets.


by Anonymousreply 11206/12/2020

Justin and Jessica having sex last season was a very hot scene too, remember?

by Anonymousreply 11306/12/2020

R100 Are you sure? Alex got the crown and Charlie got the tiara.

by Anonymousreply 11406/12/2020

Alex and Zach slow danced once, Alex got hard under Zach’s ministrations before, Zach being generally protective of Alex...

Zalex could have worked if they sprinkled a few more clues about them (and particularly Zach being bi) throughout the previous seasons, but to do it now would have looked forced (as it kind of does with Alex, though him “reading“ as gay helps).

by Anonymousreply 11506/12/2020

R112 it’s this interview w/that part starting at about 2:22

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[quote]I saw a cast interview recently and Alisha and Brandon both gushed about Zalex being their favorite ship while Ross went crickets.

Maybe he was upset that it didn’t happen.

by Anonymousreply 11706/12/2020

Ross was actually accused by fans for queerbaiting with the Alex/Zach storyline, adding the hashtag #zalex to his Instagram posts and calling them Batman and Robin... so I doubt he’s homophobic.

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by Anonymousreply 11806/12/2020

I'm glad they didn't go with Zach and Alex. No need to let the tumblr fangirls get what they want.

by Anonymousreply 11906/12/2020

That doesn’t make one not homophobic any more than it makes them homophobic. When money is involved, and you’re in the public eye you can’t be homophobic. Doesnt mean you aren’t.

by Anonymousreply 12006/12/2020

Tyler Barnhardt (Charlie) wishes you happy Pride

[quote]Hey y’all! Season 4 has been out for a week now and I just wanted to say thank you so much for the love and support. I’m so happy you all love Charlie as much as I do. It truly was an honor to get to portray such a strong and caring character who at the end of the day likes people for people ❤️ Happy Pride to everyone that is celebrating this month! Let’s continue to fight for equality all around the world.

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Love that a straight actor is so comfortable saying Happy Pride and yet Miles Heizer will not only refuse to acknowledge his gay character, but will never acknowledge Pride month or even the man who’s sharing his bed.

by Anonymousreply 12206/12/2020

Leave daddy alone.

by Anonymousreply 12306/12/2020

You’re small minded it saying Happy Pride means that much to you

by Anonymousreply 12406/12/2020

R122 Preach.

by Anonymousreply 12506/12/2020

Brandon's upcoming film, it looks pretty funny

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by Anonymousreply 12706/12/2020

R126 I thought it was going to be a dark thriller, but this looks much more interesting as a Black Comedy and I think that it’s a good switch up for him after all the angst and trauma of 13 Reasons.

by Anonymousreply 12806/12/2020

Devin Druid interview

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by Anonymousreply 13006/12/2020

Just finished the finale, I can’t stop crying as I’m writing this. 😭

by Anonymousreply 13106/13/2020

It really hit me hard when Clay looked at Justin's empty bed for the last time. Poor boy was never meant to have a happy ending. AIDS? That was merciless.

by Anonymousreply 13206/13/2020

So Miles is seriously doing zero press/talking to gay outlets about this season? It's Pride Month and his character made a major gay turn, I expected him to at least say something about its positive message or whatever. Very odd.

by Anonymousreply 13306/13/2020

R133 I just watched that Devin Druid interview above and he spoke so beautifully and eloquently about how much he loved the Alex and Charlie storyline and how important he thinks it was. Its a shame that Miles seems to just not give a fuck at all about promoting the show.

by Anonymousreply 13406/13/2020

His management still thinks no one knows he's gay.

by Anonymousreply 13506/13/2020

As a gay man, maybe he’s offended by the medically inaccurate, offensive, and downright dangerous way this show portrayed HIV/AIDS? Any self respecting person under the LGBT umbrella would be ashamed to be associated with this trash fire.

by Anonymousreply 13606/13/2020

A terribly executed virtue signal

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Lol is Ross Butler ok?

[quote]I know #zalex didn't quite pan out the way some expected, but in life, sometimes it doesn't, right? Can't the person you like, who doesn't like you back the same way, still like you? Now when you replace "like" with "love," why does it become so much more complicated? Because there is more emotion involved? Doesn't that mean we should be there for one another even more?

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He’s either high or dumb as fuck.

by Anonymousreply 13906/14/2020

R137 that article made even less sense than the show

by Anonymousreply 14006/14/2020

Lol at two of Miles’ straight love interests fighting over him in the comments and yet his gay ass can’t be bothered to acknowledge the storyline in any capacity. Go girl, give us nothing.

by Anonymousreply 14106/14/2020

Can someone translate what he means?

by Anonymousreply 14206/14/2020

R142 The fans are angry that Zach and Alex didn’t end up together so he’s trying to appease them by saying they still love eachother as friends.

by Anonymousreply 14306/14/2020

Ross also posted it to Twitter and is getting pretty roasted.

by Anonymousreply 14406/14/2020

Fraus are still not over the ending so they started a petition on

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R145 Those crazy fraus! No show will ever satisfy them completely.

by Anonymousreply 14606/14/2020

They should just stick to fanfiction if they want Zach and Alex to fuck.

by Anonymousreply 14706/14/2020

The elusive Miles speaks

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But if they would make some random football player gay, why not just make Zach bi or just questioning enough to indulge Alex for the prom? I mean it's the last season so it's not like they have to write any more stories for the characters.

by Anonymousreply 14906/14/2020

The petition is hilarious and way over the top, but I don’t blame anyone wanting to see Zach and Alex together. They definitely played this season like there was more going on than just friendship with those two. Not to mention, the image of those two together is definitely hotter than the other couple pairings.

Still, a spinoff petition? Like we need any more of the 13RW universe.

by Anonymousreply 15006/14/2020

Those shippers sound crazy. No wonder Miles keeps his mouth shut.

by Anonymousreply 15106/14/2020

Once the first season of "Love, Victor" is released this week these stans will forget all about the ZALEX shipping.

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by Anonymousreply 15206/14/2020

R152 Gen Z doesn’t have Hulu.

by Anonymousreply 15306/14/2020

Alex and Zach hooking up would have been so hot ...

by Anonymousreply 15406/14/2020

R152 Miles should guest star on Love, Victor so they can finally make his character gay like it was supposed to be.

by Anonymousreply 15506/14/2020

Actually, I take it back. His character was bisexual

by Anonymousreply 15606/14/2020

I think I’m going to start this tonight ... does Miles’ acting get any better since he gets to make out with boys this season?

by Anonymousreply 15706/14/2020

Yes. He's a lot more emotionally open.

by Anonymousreply 15806/14/2020

Brandon and Dylan were the ones who really pushed for Justin dying:

[quote]I remember all season Brandon and I were specifically hoping that it would be Justin, and we were pushing for it and we would plead to Brian making the case of why we feel like it should be him, because he and I both felt that it would have the biggest emotional impact on the series given Justin's entire arc. Of course it's devastating and tragic and we know that people would love to see him survive, but I think that's what makes it all the more powerful. Obviously it's the most depressing move the show could make, but I feel like it's also in line with the show to make that choice in the last episode, to make the most devastating choice. It feels really poetic because the biggest arc of a relationship that Clay has had in the show is with Justin. The first conversation you see Clay have with anyone in the very first episode is with Justin, and it's actually Clay's first lines of the show. They're clearly enemies in season 1, and then it goes all the way to them loving each other more than anyone and becoming brothers and holding his hand on his deathbed. It's also the last conversation between Clay and any of the students — it's in Clay's head, but the college essay scene. It feels like the perfect bookend because the finale sort of feels like the story of Justin and the first episode did because he was the first tape. I feel like it was a strong choice to make and as devastating as it is, I am so happy that Brian ended up making the decision to do it because it just felt right. If we were going to do it to anyone, I feel like we needed to go there and put the bookend on it.

[quote]The college essay scene gets me the most when I watch it, without fail, and I think the reason is because all Clay ever wanted to be, throughout the entire course of the series, was somebody's positive influence, in particularly Hannah's. He's had to deal with the guilt and grief of never being able to be that for her, and it's all he ever wanted. He always has wanted to be a hero and always wanted to save someone and to be the positive influence in their life, and he has failed spectacularly many times. He's also succeeded sometimes, but never in the way he wants, and it's sort of been the downfall of him. But in the end, hearing from Justin, the person he loves most, that he was his brother and his positive influence, I think that's why watching it I'm so happy with the decision and it gets me every time. I'm really proud of the ending for that reason because I feel like there's a lot of perfect full-circle moments.

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by Anonymousreply 15906/15/2020

I don't mind that Justin died, I just think it could've been done better.

by Anonymousreply 16006/15/2020

Yeah, sounds like they wanted Justin to die for the emotional wallop it would bring, but the way it was handled was all on the shitty writing. He should have OD’ed.

by Anonymousreply 16106/15/2020

Oh, that would have been 10x worse.

by Anonymousreply 16206/15/2020

Justin Foley's Story, via Netflix's YouTube

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by Anonymousreply 16306/15/2020

Brandon getting really emotional over Justin

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by Anonymousreply 16406/15/2020

Justifying the HIV storyline:

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by Anonymousreply 16506/15/2020

If he ODed there’d be no series of tearful goodbyes, no dramatic hospital vigils.

by Anonymousreply 16606/15/2020

Brandon did a good job with these videos but it’s still gross that the show is justifying that offensive storyline.

The one positive thing you can say about 13RW though is that it seems the actors really were all drinking the Kool-Aid and actually thought they were on a good show. They all seem to really like their jobs, unlike the cast of Riverdale.

by Anonymousreply 16706/15/2020

If they'd given him Hep C would everyone be having seizures over it?

by Anonymousreply 16806/15/2020

They should've made it relevant to current events and just gave him coronavirus.

by Anonymousreply 16906/15/2020

I've recently started following Devin Druid on social media and he seems like such a sweetheart. He's definitely one of the better actors on the show.

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by Anonymousreply 17006/15/2020

He's also one of the youngest, which makes it all the more amazing. R170

by Anonymousreply 17106/15/2020

I’m on episode 4 of this ... Lol why does this show insist on making their strong feminist character (Jess) have such shitty taste in guys?

by Anonymousreply 17206/15/2020

R172 Because she's a faux feminist character?

by Anonymousreply 17306/15/2020

Devin Druid actually signed the Zalex petition.

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by Anonymousreply 17406/15/2020

Brandon looks really good at the start of the video at R164

by Anonymousreply 17506/15/2020

R175 He really does. He looks good with some facial hair.

by Anonymousreply 17606/15/2020

Deaken Bluman says he doesn't want to be famous

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by Anonymousreply 17706/16/2020

He sounds insufferable. No wonder the rest of the cast won’t even follow him on Instagram.

by Anonymousreply 17806/16/2020

He's straight and married, so I could care less R177

by Anonymousreply 17906/16/2020

How can the storyline be offensive? AIDS is real, and still here among us. Their has been no cure, and you still have to play safe.

by Anonymousreply 18006/16/2020

"13 Reasons Why" Cast Reveal Their Favorite Childhood Shows

I didn't know Brandon was Jewish?

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by Anonymousreply 18106/16/2020

R181 He celebrated both Hanukkah and Passover on his Instagram...

by Anonymousreply 18206/16/2020

R181 He came out Jewish long before he came out as gay.

by Anonymousreply 18306/16/2020

Brandon's doing an IG livestream right now. But he's not presenting hole. :(

by Anonymousreply 18406/16/2020

Brandon Flynn? This is a Jewish name? Oy vey!

by Anonymousreply 18506/16/2020

I couldn't get past episode one from the first season but I'm curious if it's all about that one suicide or is there a new suicide to deal with every season?

And yes I'm too fucking lazy to scroll through all these threads for an answer. Thanks for your time and consideration.

by Anonymousreply 18606/16/2020

There were no further suicides. There were other deaths, however.

by Anonymousreply 18706/16/2020

R187 Well Miles did attempt suicide at the end of season one, but ironically it wasn’t because the was gay.

by Anonymousreply 18806/16/2020

Season 1-2, one suicide and its aftermath. Seasons 3-4, one murder and its aftermath.

by Anonymousreply 18906/16/2020

R185 His mother is Jewish, his father is from Irish descent.

by Anonymousreply 19006/17/2020

Now Kristy Alley wants to ban “13 Reasons Why”

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by Anonymousreply 19106/17/2020

R191 Some how I missed that she’s still alive?

by Anonymousreply 19206/17/2020

R191 i don’t think I’d take advice from a Scientologist.

by Anonymousreply 19306/17/2020

R191 Isn't she a little late?

by Anonymousreply 19406/17/2020

2017 called Kirstie.

by Anonymousreply 19506/17/2020

[quote]Top 10 Moments from 13 Reasons Why Season 4:

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by Anonymousreply 19606/17/2020

Tyler (Charlie) doing some promo. Does he say anything interesting?

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by Anonymousreply 19706/18/2020

Ross Butler confirms the Zalex kiss was pure fan service for the shippers.

[quote] The moment was something they wanted to do, "not only as fan service, but also just to show that, yeah, there can be healthy, platonic relationships between someone that's straight and someone that's gay," Butler said.

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by Anonymousreply 19806/19/2020

It may have been fanservice, but it also lead to a scene of Zach admitting to Alex that it had been a nice kiss.

by Anonymousreply 19906/19/2020

R198, Zach outted Alex as gay 🤭

by Anonymousreply 20006/20/2020

The AIDS death was ridiculous. He'd had HIV for about two years and he was full blown with KS and meningitis. I don't think so.

by Anonymousreply 20106/20/2020

R201. I work in a HIV non-profit.

It happens.

Probably 1 out of 10, but yes.

by Anonymousreply 20206/20/2020

Charlie and Alex

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by Anonymousreply 20306/22/2020

New Connor and Miles thread (part 20):

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by Anonymousreply 20406/24/2020

Tyler talking about kissing Miles and how they're both bottom lip-kissers..

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by Anonymousreply 20506/24/2020

Even as a kisser, Miles is a bottom!

by Anonymousreply 20606/24/2020

R206 Even amongst bottoms, Miles is a bottom.

by Anonymousreply 20706/24/2020

R206 True.

by Anonymousreply 20806/24/2020

Are we liking blond Brandon..?

Is there a new thread for him? The current one is paywalled.

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by Anonymousreply 20906/28/2020

R209 not at all. Someone needs to tell these fools most guys who aren’t natural blond do not pull off the look well. It’s rare.

by Anonymousreply 21006/28/2020

Jan Luis Castellanos Is blazing hot

by Anonymousreply 21106/28/2020

R172, feminist or not, who wouldn’t want Diego?

by Anonymousreply 21206/28/2020

Sorry B, but Miles looks better as a blonde!

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by Anonymousreply 21306/28/2020

Connor & Miles thread:

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by Anonymousreply 21406/30/2020

R214 Yes, yes, thank you, can’t miss an opportunity for the great unwashed to post about the stealth boyfriends divided by the border between two countries.

by Anonymousreply 21506/30/2020

R215 It's the love story of the century!

by Anonymousreply 21606/30/2020

No nudity at all was a disappointment. We've had at least one male nude scene in every other season. You'd think with how gay-centric this one was we would have at least seen one ass or something.

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by Anonymousreply 21706/30/2020

I miss Monty's tight ass.

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by Anonymousreply 21806/30/2020

I finished this last week - my god that AIDS plot was painful to watch. Literally made zero sense.

by Anonymousreply 21906/30/2020

[quote] No nudity at all was a disappointment. We've had at least one male nude scene in every other season.

Final season = No need to keep the pervs happy

by Anonymousreply 22006/30/2020

The ending was deliberate to warn 20 somethings that they need to get on hiv meds quickly if they're diagnosed, as many leave it, esp if they aren't insured, thinking the disease will take about eight years to develop. This isn't always the case and you can die much sooner of AIDS pneumonia or AIDS meningitis.

by Anonymousreply 22106/30/2020

R218 Hilarious that Brandon and Miles are staring at their asses in that photo.

by Anonymousreply 22206/30/2020

R222 Art imitates life.

by Anonymousreply 22306/30/2020

R222 But I’m not getting topping energy from either of them?

by Anonymousreply 22406/30/2020

R224 Don't need to be a top to appreciate a nice ass.

by Anonymousreply 22506/30/2020

The AIDS scene was painful to watch but I think they wrapped up the series beautifully when the gang buried Hannah's old tape. Must be awkward for Ani or Charlie to be there since they're not even part of that story arc.

by Anonymousreply 22607/05/2020

R226 Yeah but I'm assuming everyone at that school knew about the tapes. The idiot characters on this show aren't the best at keeping secrets.

by Anonymousreply 22707/05/2020

Ani was such a fucking annoying character. Nobody cared about her bossy ass.

by Anonymousreply 22807/05/2020

R228 If they wanted to appease the fans they should have had Ani be one of the deaths that happened in season four, presumably early and awful.

by Anonymousreply 22907/05/2020

New Connor and Miles thread:

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by Anonymousreply 23007/08/2020

New Dylan photoshoot and interview for VMan.

So it seems like everyone but Miles are doing press/promo/magazine stuff about the final season.

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by Anonymousreply 23107/13/2020

Justin and Jessica were by far the most popular characters in 13RW that's why they killed him, even Brian Yorkey has admitted to it, they did the same with Poussey Washington in Orange is the New Black.

Clay was the least interesting character in this show, I found myself more often than not, wanting to kill him and that British chick, who will forever be remembered as the worst addition to a TV show in recent memory, truly atrocious writing (good actress though).

The AIDS storyline was jumping the shark big time.

by Anonymousreply 23207/13/2020

Devin Druid pics + interview.

Newsies, anyone?

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by Anonymousreply 23307/14/2020

Damn, Reddit is on DL's level when it comes to hating on Miles' acting.

Will he be able to transition into more adult roles? I doubt he'll get cast as a teenager again. He is very one-note as an actor, sadly.

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by Anonymousreply 23407/18/2020

The AIDS story was realistic

by Anonymousreply 23507/18/2020

[quote] I doubt he'll get cast as a teenager again.

He’s 26 and has been playing a teenager on television for 12 years, if you count Parenthood. I doubt his goal is to book another high school show.

by Anonymousreply 23607/18/2020

Devin posted a screen shot of the 13RW cast group chat - asking Miles about the Alex/Charlie ship name.

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by Anonymousreply 23707/25/2020

R234 Miles is only bad at playing straight. He's not a bad actor in general.

by Anonymousreply 23807/25/2020

R237 Chex would be more succinct.

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by Anonymousreply 24007/26/2020

Trying to figure out if Christian Navarro just shaded 13RW in his IG stories.

Looks like he’s no longer following a bunch of cast members, too

by Anonymousreply 241Last Thursday at 1:24 PM

R241 He always seems so bitter, this is the IG story in question.

What cast members did he unfollow?

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by Anonymousreply 242Last Thursday at 2:17 PM

R242 yeah, he’s been putting out more and more bitterness.

He’s not following Katherine, Dylan, Miles, Brandon, and Devin. May be more I’m missing

by Anonymousreply 243Last Thursday at 3:08 PM

He seems like a real piece of work.

He’s been campaigning non-stop for Marvel superhero roles on Twitter, even going so far to argue with fans who correctly tell him that he looks far too old to be cast.

by Anonymousreply 244Last Thursday at 6:04 PM

Christian Navarro, this is your tape.

by Anonymousreply 245Last Thursday at 6:54 PM

Christian is insufferable.

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by Anonymousreply 246Last Saturday at 11:04 AM

Wonder if he's glad he no longer has to play a gay character.

by Anonymousreply 247Last Saturday at 11:07 AM

[quote] I really wish I could give Tony one more go. Too much unfinished, unwritten, too much story untold. What happened to his family? What’s the deal with the Cartel in s3? Does he box professionally? Is he out and proud while he fights? A whole world unexplored.

[quote] Here’s the pitch: Tony Padilla finds himself homeless and alone in Los Angeles after losing his college scholarship and dropping out. Living in his Mustang, he contemplates selling her for good to make a few ends meet. While in LA he bumps into an old friend, Officer Ted Wynn, @MattPassmore11 newly transferred to LAPD from Evergreen County. Wynn is chasing demons and Tony is running away from his. With his family deported in Mexico, barely surviving amidst the current climate of political tension and uncertainty, Tony decides to fight professionally. He wants to be the first openly gay boxing world champion. Will he rise through the ranks? Or will his past hunt him down? Officer Wynn, and a few names from the past help point Tony in the direction he needs to go, but as we all know Tony Padilla is unapologetically himself, and does what he needs to do for the ones he loves.

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by Anonymousreply 248Last Saturday at 11:44 AM

He seems insufferable and unprofessional. What is he even bitter about? He was given so much (unnecessary) screen time. Why would he unfollow Miles, Brandon, etc who get along with everyone?

by Anonymousreply 249Last Saturday at 12:14 PM

I can’t wait for the behind the scenes stories to leak from this cast because between Christian hating everyone and the Brandon/Miles breakup, it seems like there was a lot of bad blood.

by Anonymousreply 250Last Saturday at 12:19 PM

Were there threats of wig shitting?

by Anonymousreply 251Last Saturday at 12:22 PM

R250 Didn't Brandon and Miles break up before S1 even aired? They seemed to have dated over a very short but intense period.

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by Anonymousreply 252Last Saturday at 1:31 PM

God, he's annoying.

[quote]A few months ago I went through a tough breakup, the show i’d been working on came to an end, Covid took the world by storm, and i was thousands of miles away from my family and friends. I was sad. Really sad. I’d made mistakes that contributed to that sadness, and where I would normally throw myself into my work in order to rebound, I had no work to work on. People in the public eye often don’t come clean about these kinds of struggles. So I just wanted to speak directly to the people out there who (inexplicably to me) draw any sort of support or inspiration from my journey, and say: It’s okay to hurt, to cry, to feel. To make mistakes. So long as you remember to fail forward. And continue to grow. Remember the world can change in a day and just because you’re down today, doesn’t mean you won’t get up tomorrow. I gave myself a few weeks to recover. And then got back in the gym, started writing, and living for my two fur daughters. I’m happy and healthy and back at work, doing what I love. Entertaining you. Happy Sunday. With all my love. CLN

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by Anonymousreply 253Yesterday at 7:46 AM

R253 Christ, what addiction is he working?

by Anonymousreply 254Yesterday at 7:49 AM

R253 My eyes just fell out of my head from rolling so hard. He needs to be like Miles: turn off his phone and shut the fuck up.

by Anonymousreply 255Yesterday at 7:54 AM
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