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Whitney Season 2 Review “Hello Giggles”

On the latest episode of “Whitney,” they pondered the age-old question: “Are we doomed to become our parents?” Entitled “Hello Giggles” (possible Zooey D. website reference there?), the episode saw some of her mother’s worst traits becoming readily apparent in Whitney herself, including a borderline cruelty to others- namely Alex, who she mercilessly laughed at when he fell off the stage Kelsey Grammer-style at a lecture. As if that wasn’t bad enough, she recorded it and posted it online! Her mother followed suit, and so it began…

Before long, everyone was noticing unpleasant things about themselves, at least amongst the females, with Lily recognizing her near-pathological co-dependent style need for affection and reassurance and Roxanne realizing she got her near-violent excessive need to do everything herself and not depend on anyone for anything, which in turn led to her outright rejection of chivalry from men. (On the plus side for Roxanne, her own recognition of this led to an almost-kiss with Mark, so there’s that.) Read More...

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