Jennifer AnistonThe 54-year-old realizes that something is coming out of her famous character Rachel Green’s mouth. friend It doesn’t resonate with younger fans — and it also offends them. “There are generations, kids, who are now going back to the episodes of friend and found them dissatisfied,” she said in a chat with the French news agency. AFP Released March 27 (via Yahoo News) “A lot of things were unintentional and so on… Well, we should think carefully – but I don’t think it’s as sensitive as it is now.”
Her comments on the Emmy-winning series, which ran from 1994 to 2004, came during a massive debate about the evolution of comedy over the past 30 years. You must be very careful. Which makes it very difficult for comedians. Because the beauty of a comedy movie is that we play with jokes. Make life fun,” Jen explains. “(In the past) you could joke about rebellious people and laugh — that was hysterical. And it’s about educating people about how ridiculous people are. And now we are not allowed to do that.”
in your opinion She thinks everyone needs to relax. “Everybody has to be funny! The world needs humor!” she pressed. “We can’t take ourselves too seriously. especially in the United States Everyone is too divided.”
friend received the most attention due to the lack of diversity in the casting. Six Stars – Jane Lisa Kudrow, Courtney Cox, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perryand David Schwimmer — They were all white men and women. The only person of color featured in the show was cast for a small portion.
Last year, Lisa, 59, who plays Phoebe Buffey, came out in defense of the show’s creators. Martha Kaufman and David Crane“I felt like it was a show created by two people who went to Brandeis and wrote about their after-school lives. and especially for the show When it’s going to be a character-driven comedy. You write down what you know,” she told The Times. daily beast“They have no business writing stories about the experience of being black. I think at that time The big problem I see is ‘Where do you do internships?’”
Her comments came after Marta admitted she felt “very embarrassed” and “guilty” for the show’s lack of diversity in a June 2022 chat with the cast. Los Angeles TimesShe was so moved that she was so remorseful that she donated $4 million to her alma mater, Brandeis University, to establish the Marta F. Kauffman ’78 Professorship in African and African American Studies.
The show has also been scorned for including the LGBTQ+ community in the script. For example, Chandler’s father is transgender and used to perform on drag shows. Chandler often uses dead names for his father. “I don’t think it’s old.” Kathleen Turnerwho plays Chandler’s father Gay Times In 2018, “It was a 30-minute sitcom. It became a phenomenon. But no one took social opinions seriously.”
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