Barbie Ferreira has released a statement surrounding the filming of Euphoria Season 2. Viewers of the HBO series have panned the second season and suspected, based on interviews with cast members, that creator Sam Levinson fostered an uncomfortable working environment on set. Read on to find out what actually happened on the set of HBO MAX’s Euphoria.
WHAT IS EUPHORIA ABOUT?
Euphoria, the most-tweeted-about TV show in the United States this decade, has brought juvenile drug use into the forefront. The HBO series follows 17-year-old Rue Bennett, a sweet but troubled youngster played by Zendaya, as she struggles to overcome a growing heroin addiction. The show also focuses on Rue’s high schoolmates and a few more characters, with different story lines each.
WHO IS BARBIE FERREIRA?
Barbara Linhares Ferreira is an actress and model from the United States. She has gained notoriety and admiration for both her professional accomplishments and her public advocacy for the body acceptance movement. Ferreira was born in Queens, New York, but moved to Maywood, New Jersey, where he graduated from Hackensack High School.
Barbie Ferreira, who plays Kat in the series, dismissed rumors that there was friction on set during the filming of Season 2 of Euphoria, saying that many of the reports were “fabricated.”
WHAT HAPPENED ON THE SET OF EUPHORIA?
According to one theory, there was a breach between Ferreira and Levinson during the filming of Season 2, which resulted in Kat Hernandez getting less screen time in the new episodes. Ferreira reportedly left the set two times, according to the Daily Beast. Long workdays were also reported, as well as complaints to SAG-AFTRA. Ferreira stated a lot of the stories about her and Levinson are “untrue” without specifically addressing them.
“The well-being of cast and crew on our projects is always a major priority,” HBO said in a statement to Variety, denying accusations that Season 2 of the show had a toxic production. “All safety rules and guild regulations were strictly followed during the manufacture.