Buffy the Vampire Slayer star Sarah Michelle Gellar says she has stored her youngsters away from Season 6 of the present as a result of its controversial content material.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer star Sarah Michelle Gellar is not going to let her youngsters watch Season 6 of her fashionable present due to its inappropriate content material.
Throughout the early days of the pandemic, Gellar determined that her kids had been lastly sufficiently old to observe Buffy, prompting her to curate a rewatch. “We watched seasons one by means of 5,” the award-winning actor informed The Hollywood Reporter. “We skipped round lots on these final two,” she continued, referring to Seasons 6 and seven. “I’ve hassle with [Season 6]. It wasn’t acceptable for them on the time, and I simply do not need to rewatch it.” Season 6 of Buffy the Vampire Slayer targeted on a controversial storyline involving Buffy Summer season (Gellar) coping with melancholy and having hate intercourse with a vampire who additionally tried to rape her when she tried to finish the connection.
Elsewhere within the THR interview, Gellar revealed what her kids considered her on-screen romances. Charlotte, her daughter, most popular Angel (David Boreanaz), whereas her son, Rocky, most popular her with Spike (James Marsters).
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Created by Joss Whedon, Buffy the Vampire Slayer premiered in 1997 and was based mostly on the 1992 movie of the identical identify. It ran for 5 seasons on The WB with its sixth and seventh seasons airing on UPN. The protagonist of present is Buffy Summers, a vampire slayer. The vampire slayers on Buffy are tasked with battling in opposition to vampires, demons and different supernatural beings. Whereas Buffy desires to cling to her peculiar life, she ultimately embraces her identification as a vampire slayer.
The sequence obtained widespread important acclaim and was extraordinarily fashionable amongst audiences. Gellar was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Greatest Actress – Tv Sequence Drama for her efficiency and the sequence was additionally nominated 5 instances for Tv Critics Affiliation Awards. It was notably praised for having a powerful feminine lead, one thing that wasn’t the norm on tv through the time. A derivative, Angel, starring David Boreanaz aired on The WB for 5 seasons from 1999 to 2004.
Regardless of the recognition of Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Gellar’s position, the actor lately defined that she would not need to reprise the position. “I’m very pleased with the present that we created and it does not should be executed. We wrapped that up,” she famous. Whereas she could not need to be part of the Buffy the Vampire Slayer franchise anymore, she is blissful to see it proceed with out her. “I’m all for them persevering with the story, as a result of there’s the story of feminine empowerment,” she stated. “I really like the best way the present was left: ‘Each woman who has the facility can have the facility.’ It is arrange completely for another person to have the facility. However like I stated, the metaphors of Buffy had been the horrors of adolescence. I feel I look younger, however I’m not an adolescent,” she concluded.
Supply: The Hollywood Reporter