Zendaya talked about her character in Euphoria, that day when the 5th episode was released. Zendaya opened up about the journey of this character Rue Bennett.
The popular HBO drama series, Euphoria, just extended this series for the second season. This time story follows the main cast character high school student Rue. Here she fights with her addiction and recovery while navigating ups and downs in her personal and sexual relationships.
Zendaya said, “I think in this show, and this season more specifically, she hits rock bottom,” Zendaya opened her post. “It’s my hope for people watching that they still see her as a person worthy of their love. And worthy of their time, and that she has a redemptive quality still, and that we still see the good in her even if she can’t see it in herself.”
The actress also said not to fancy this story because, in the end, this story is about drug usage. How a teenager can go through with love, sexual relationship, depression.
The recent last series takes even a more profound jump into these topics, which provoked Zendaya to give an objective admonition through her online social media, Instagram. Nonetheless, presently she is winding up safeguarding the show as it is confronting debates over showing the dull issues.
Zendaya has always stood up for the right thing. She protested against racism. Zendaya always uses her social media platform as the right influence. Zendaya was an active protester in LA ‘Black Lives Matters movement. Zendaya walked with other activists at that time.
What more Zendaya Says About Rue?
For her performance in Emmy’s, Zendaya won a Primetime Emmy Award and a Satellite Award for Best Actress in a Drama Series. Zendaya became the youngest actress to win the title. The first episode of this second season premiered on 9 January 2022.
This series stars Maude Apatow, Angus Cloud, Eric Dane, Alexa Demie, Jacob Elordi, Barbie Ferreira, Hunter Schafer, Algee Smith, Sydney Sweeney, Colman Domingo, Austin Abrams, Dominic Fike, Nika King, and Storm Reid.
Talking about Rue, in an interview for the 2021 Venice Film Festival, She said that she cares about Rue and she hates when she’s in pain. She thinks this whole episode, there’s so much pain and it’s also crossed with her withdrawing, which is extremely physically painful.
She is really ambitious for her career and has a strong and funny personality which stands out. Doing the part of Rue she had an intense time for this story and feel for the character.