by Jill Pantozzi | 11:22 am, March 12th, 2014
“Twilight, I’m sorry, is about a very unhealthy, toxic relationship. [The protagonist Bella] falls in love with this guy and the second he leaves her, her life is over and she’s going to kill herself! What message are we sending to young people? That is not going to help this world evolve.” – Divergent star Shailene Woodley speaking to Teen Vogue.
Hollywood is all about comparing one thing to another, especially when it comes to young adult properties (does that really ever help?), in order to cash in on the previous success. Whether it’s comparing “love stories” or pitting the lead characters against each other, it’s nice to see Woodley addressing the issues straight on.
(via Gossip Cop)
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