Make It or Break It: Sympathy for Lauren? - Featured

Since Make It or Break It has turned out to be one of SideReel's favorite events of the summer, we decided it was high time we started discussing the series more.

Spoilers included

On last night's all new episode, "Where's Kaylie?", various secrets - from Lauren's cheating with Carter to Kaylie's mothers' affair with Coach Marty - all came out into the open.

I enjoyed how the show juxtaposed the scenes with the gym moms and the teens all spilling their guts to one another in an intimate setting.

My question for you all is...after hearing Lauren's heartfelt confession, have you finally started to feel some sympathy for her character? While we initially thought that Lauren had slept with Carter solely out of malicious intent, it turns out she has always been in love with him...even before he and Kaylie started dating. That fact, coupled with Lauren's mother issues, made me view the character as something other than a villain for the very first time since the series has started.

What do you think? Still hate Lauren, or like me, are you starting to feel some sympathy for the devil?

The season finale of Make It or Break It airs next Monday on ABC Family at 9PM.


Aug 18, 2009 5:10PM EDT

I looove this series!
And Lauren..she can get my sympathy now. But I will keep an eye on her.
How many episodes are left?

Aug 18, 2009 8:08PM EDT

His name was Marty,not Dave. I'm not quite sure I feel sympathy for Lauren yet. She is quite vindictive!

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Aug 18, 2009 8:10PM EDT

True...Thanks Monkey10705!

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Aug 22, 2009 1:57AM EDT

I never felt anything but sorry for her charactor. The whole situation reeks of abandonment issues. gymnastics is all she has. It's the only thing she has control over. She and emily are so similar that way...

btw and totally unrelated: Mu Captcha phrase is:
yes, with comma in front of the "s" and everything. How fancy.

Default avatar cat
Dec 8, 2009 7:30PM EST

I feel terrible for Lauren's character. Emily has three guys "fighting" over her, Kaylie has Carter, and Payson kind of has that Nick guy who liked her. All Lauren does is follow Carter around like a love sick puppy dog but he is in love with her best friend. Lauren needs a man and quick, enough said.

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