- Zendaya posted a trigger warning regarding the second season of “Euphoria”.
- The actor urged his fans to only watch the show if they feel “comfortable”.
Zendaya posted a trigger warning on Instagram on Sunday night about the “deeply moving” second season of “Euphoria” urging fans to only watch the hit show if they feel “comfortable.”
“I know I’ve said this before, but I want to reiterate to everyone that ‘Euphoria’ is intended for an adult audience,” Zendaya wrote at the start of her post.
“This season, perhaps even more than the last, is deeply moving and deals with topics that can be triggering and difficult to watch. Only watch it if you feel comfortable.”
The 25-year-old returning to the role of Rue in the second season of the hit HBO drama later added, “Take care of yourself and know that either way you are still loved and I can still feel your feelings. support.”
—Zendaya (@Zendaya) January 9, 2022
Zendaya, who won an Emmy for portraying Rue, a high school student struggling with drug addiction on the show, posted her warning hours before the start of the second season of “Euphoria” on HBO Max.
The show, which is written and directed by filmmaker Sam Levinson and won critical acclaim when it debuted on HBO in the summer of 2019, follows the lives and romantic relationships of a group of high school students.
The second season of “Euphoria” opens directly after the events of the first season when Zendaya’s Rue breaks her three-month streak of sobriety after Jules Vaughn (Hunter Schafer), with whom she developed an instant relationship early in the season. season, leave town.
Speaking to Insider’s senior entertainment reporter Olivia Singh about the show’s second season production, Zendaya said that as a viewer it is “brutal” to watch parts of the show. Rue’s life disintegrate onscreen as she struggles to cope with her addiction.
“It’s painful to watch because you just want them to make the right decisions so wrong, you know?” ” she said. “But they are children. And it goes like this.”
“Euphoria,” which also stars Jacob Elordi, Barbie Ferreira and Dominic Fike, airs Sunday nights at 9 p.m. ET on HBO.