Zendaya Posts Warning Ahead of 'Euphoria' Premiere

Zendaya warned fans of the graphic nature of her new show 'Euphoria' on Instagram.


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Zendaya has shared a disclaimer before Sunday’s premiere of the HBO show Euphoria.

The actress took to Instagram to give her fans a gentle reminder, writing that the show “is for mature audiences. It’s a raw and honest portrait of addiction, anxiety, and the difficulties of navigating life today. There are scenes that are graphic, hard to watch, and can be triggering.”

She continued, “Please only watch if you feel you can handle it. Do what’s best for you. I will still love you and feel your support.”

The series has already become controversial. In a recent interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Euphoria creator Sam Levinson said, “There are going to be parents who are going to be totally fucking freaked out.”

HBO's programming president Casey Bloys added, “It's not sensational to be sensational."

Executive produced by Drake and Future the Prince, and based on an Israeli teen drama of the same name, Euphoria is centered around a group of teenagers who navigate through high school as they deal with substance abuse, anxiety, sexuality, relationships, and social media. The ensemble cast is lead by Zendaya, who portrays a teenage drug addict named Rue.

The HBO original also stars Maude Apatow, Sydney Sweeney, Algee Smith, and Jacob Elordi.

Euphoria premieres June 16 at 10 p.m. As you can see below, Drake is pumped.


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