Zara Larsson accuses Selena Gomez’s series 13 Reasons Why of ‘romanticising’ suicide

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Zara Larsson accuses Selena Gomez series 13 Reasons Why of romanticising suicide
Zara Larsson says Netflix series 13 Reasons Why should not have romanticized self-murder (Picture: WireImage)

Zara Larsson has criticised Netflix series 13 Reasons Why for ‘romanticising’ the ‘revenge suicide’ of one of its heading characters.

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The thespian has also slammed the Selena Gomez-executive constructed series for blank an event to pronounce about mental illness, in a series of now-deleted tweets obtained by Pop Crave.

‘13 reasons because is mehh don’t @ me (sic),’ Zara tweeted on Monday.

‘In my opinion, it romanticizes a punish self-murder and it doesn’t bring up mental illness or basin AT ALL.’

She added: ‘I do know the message, the show is just not my crater of tea. Too impractical for me. But that’s just me,’ she also wrote.

Katherine Langford plays Hannah Baker on 13 Reasons Why (Picture: Netflix)
Katherine Langford plays Hannah Baker on 13 Reasons Why (Picture: Netflix)

Based on the book by Jay Asher, 13 Reasons Why follows the impression of Clay Jenson (Dylan Minnette), who’s still disorder from the self-murder of his crony Hannah Baker (Katherine Langford) when he receives a box of tapes, with any fasten detailing a reason that she killed herself.

Despite ‘gripping’ and ‘heartbreaking’ storytelling, others have also criticised the programme, including Metro.co.uk’s Hattie Gladwell, who was left ‘uneasy’ by Hannah’s ‘irresponsible’ self-murder scene.

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‘While some of the characters were in rejection over what had happened, others were repentant and saw Hannah as being this beautiful, comfortless impression – as against to someone who desperately indispensable help,’ she wrote.

‘I found this to be a rather dangerous move, generally for anyone who was means to describe to Hannah in the feelings of unhappiness and loneliness, and anyone who may be thinking, doubt or even formulation suicide.

‘The series doesn’t tell that person that they need to get help, it tells them that people will realize what they’ve finished if they’re not around anymore – and that’s one very dangerous summary to send out, and one that’s untrue.’

Earlier in April, author Jay Asher – who penned the book which the series is formed on – said he’d adore to see a second series of 13 Reasons Why.

‘I’m extraordinary as well,’ he told Entertainment Weekly.

‘What happens to Clay? How do people conflict to what Alex did at the very end? What’s going to occur to Mr. Porter?

‘I’d suspicion of a supplement at some point. I’d brainstormed it, but motionless we wasn’t going to write it. So I’d adore to see it.’

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