Barbie Ferreira addresses her issue EuphoriaS for the second time and garners negative attention from both the press and fans.
While they appear in the latest episode Armchair Expert Dax Shepardthe no The actress revealed her decision to leave the show, which fueled rumors that she was in conflict with showrunner and writer Sam Levinson. Ferreira, who played Kat on HBO’s hit high school drama, says the massive amount of attention and intensive research surrounding the news surrounding her exit “was really rough on me.” But in the end, the choice was “mutual opinion” about his character Kat, “whom I love so much.”
“I don’t think it’s a place,” the actress says at one point in the podcast. “I mean, you could be places. I just don’t think they would be suitable for the show. I don’t know if it will do justice. And I think they both know. He wanted a friend who couldn’t be fat. I don’t want to play it and I don’t think they want to either.
Ferreira added that if the opportunity was there and the material worked, he would have continued to play Kat “as long as I was asked.” But now, the ensemble size, Levinson’s own writing studies and vision of things too complicated Ferreira.
I felt [it] It was a struggle for both parties. Sam, me — it was a struggle to find his continuity,” explained the actress. “It was really hurtful watching and seeing the fans upset.
“I don’t know. I just felt like maybe I overstayed my welcome a little bit. So I felt it was good to be like, ‘OK, don’t worry about this, and don’t worry about this,'” she said, “because Sam writes about things to himself it matters. I don’t think it belongs to Kat. I mean it to Kat. So I had to follow my own path.’
Approaching that mutual understanding, Ferreira noted that it was “really liberating for both of us”, despite how much he personally resisted because of his own love and the fans’ love of the characters “with all their good and bad – mostly the bad, which I love. . He also not only felt happier , but “everyone”, since they could now be free from “the pressure of doing in this drama that is not there”, and could “do my own thing.”
He added, “I’ve never seen the character on TV before, and I don’t know if we’re going to take something like that in a certain way that’s so edgy. It was really hard at first. I was like, ‘Okay, now what do I do?’ And then I really honed in on what I want and who I want to be and what kind of actor I want to be and what kind of person I want to be, and it really healed from all the chaos.
Ferreira says that despite the leak, she and her former castmates are close and have faith in her Some of the criticism surrounding the series is explicit, along with the sexism, played out in the discussion surrounding his behavior on set. He also explained that the reason he didn’t speak publicly was because he “sucked into this drama that he never asked to be in.” And while he finally tries to avoid it, it “took a kind of life of his own”, morphing into “chaos” that caused his difficult work. “I don’t think I would do that kind of thing,” he said.
While she has generated “lore” about her experience around her show, she Euphoria The star took time to email one statement that involved her walking off the set of the show. “I don’t plan,” he said. “I sprained my ankle once and had to go to get an X-ray. Maybe that’s what they want.”
He also spoke about the conditions involved in the production of the show, which he says involves “a lot of things” that he finds “so much fun”. Describing it as acting boot camp, Ferreira said there was no time to rehearse when the pilot was cast and the cast was “encouraged not to take acting classes”. That does not include any work on the preceding stages. “I think it works that way because it’s so real and personal. As soon as I discovered the character of Kat, it was super second nature to me.”
He added that it felt like “the best acting classes ever”, even as production was extended from an anticipated five months to nine. “We thought it was going to be shorter, so it just got extended,” he added. “The long season and season two in the same way. They knew what time they needed, but there was a lot of time to explore.
While discussing the results of the last two seasons, Fez told actor Angus Cloud Hollywood actor that the cast typically takes two or three scripts at a time, but they kept everything changed in the final script, and “we didn’t have a script until we were filming.” servant Euphoria Star Jacob Elordi also shared that when filming “what everyone sees on television, the shots that people talk about, the emotions that they capture, the conversation that they show around, the fact that some 30-somethings take shots.”
HBO defends pre-production on its second season between the two final reports of 18-hour days, along with production stopping for lunch or allowing bathroom trips during the show. Second A daily beastThe allegations prompted “several complaints” made to SAG-AFTRA and union representatives to visit the LA-based set.
“The safety of the cast and crew in our productions is always a top priority,” the cabler said in a statement at the time. “The production was in full compliance with all safety regulations and group protocols. It’s not uncommon for a drama series to have complicated offshoots, and COVID protocols have added a layer. We maintain an open line of communication with all groups, including SAG-Aftra. No one has ever raised formal questions.”
The series has been renewed for a third season, with Emmy-winning Zendaya narrating THR of his hopes for the future of his character, Rue: “I think it will be exciting to explore the characters of high school. I want to see what Rue looks like in his sobriety, rather than those who look forward to the darkness.