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The Idol 1×05, Lily-Rose Depp on Jocelyn: «She knows exactly what she’s doing»

The Idol 1×05, Lily-Rose Depp su Jocelyn: «Sa esattamente cosa sta facendo»

The Idolamidst scandals and negative criticisms, closed its first cycle of episodes with a decidedly surprising ending. The TV series had aroused a lot of curiosity since it was announced, given the names involved. The creator of the new HBO TV series was, in fact, that Sam Levinson that with Euphoria he had made us feel a whirlwind of emotions. After exposing the hardships and addictions of generation Z in the drama with Zendaya Coleman, now he seemed ready to provoke us with a new story. This time she could count on two much loved stars, the daughter of art Lily-Rose Depp and Canadian singer-songwriter The Weekndwho had the task of telling a story of love and possession on the screen. The Idol it did not get much acclaim and during the airing it attracted above all criticism and controversy. Now the future of the series hangs in the balance waiting for HBO to decide whether to give us new episodes or whether to close the story with the first season.

Meanwhile the star of The IdolLily-Rose Depp commented on the season 1 finale that changed our perspective on the story.

Warning: the article contains spoilers for the fifth episode.

Da’Vine Joy Randolph promised that the last episode would give us more than one surprise, but we didn’t expect such a twist. All season long Sam Levinson had led us to believe that the protagonist had been plagiarized by the guru Tedros and that she was a victim of his perversions, but the epilogue showed us that from the very beginning it was Jocelyn who held the reins of their relationship. After ousting him from her team, she surprisingly made him go on stage with her introducing him as the love of his life.

Interviewed by Deadline to talk about the titled episode Jocelyn Forever, Lily-Rose Depp confirmed this reading regarding her character’s behavior. The star explained that it was Jocelyn who manipulated Tedros to get the right inspiration to complete her album. You can read her full statement here:

I think a lot of the audience will maybe watch the first few episodes and think this guy is taking advantage of her. Eventually he will realize that she knows exactly what she is doing. Jocelyn is a very calculating and strategic person. She knows exactly what she wants and she will stop at nothing to get it. Tedros was her muse and she got what she needed from him.”

The latest installment of The Idol dubbed in Italian will be broadcast on Monday 10 July. The subtitled version of the episode of the HBO TV series is already available on Sky.

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