Curiosities about "Euphoria", the controversial HBO teen series

"Euphoria", from HBO, has generated a lot of controversy because of the harshness with which it touches on issues of drugs, sex and other adolescent issues.
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"Euphoria" is an American television series of adolescent drama , based on the Israeli series of the same name, created by Ron Lashem, Daphna Levin and Tmira Yardeni, which premiered on HBO in June 2019, and despite the fact that In broadcast of its debut season, it was announced as it has been renewed for a second season.

"Euphoria" follows a group of high school students as they navigate drugs, sex, identity, trauma, social networks, love and friendship.

After its great success with "Game of Thrones" and its controversial last season that did not leave the fans satisfied, HBO launches with this juvenile series that since the beginning has already given much to talk about the rawness with which it touches the issues of drugs , sex and other issues that adolescents go through.

1. Not suitable for children.

Not suitable for children.

Crédito: TVLine.

The rating of the program is for people over 18 years old, and even Zendaya, one of the protagonists, clarified it in a post through her Instagram account, since she started in Disney Channel series. In his statement he wrote: "Just a reminder before the premiere tonight, Euphoria is for mature people. It is a crude and honest portrait of addiction, anxiety and navigational difficulties in this era. There are scenes that are graphic, hard to see and that can be provocative. Please, just look at it if you feel that you are capable of doing it. Do what is best for you. I will still love you and will feel your support. With love, Daya. "

2. Adaptation.


Crédito: Fashionista.

The series is not really original HBO, it is an adaptation of an Israeli series of 2012 created by Ron Leshem and Daphna Levin.

3. Drake.


Crédito: Men's Health.

Drake is one of the producers of the series, which probably has influenced that most episodes have the title of a rap song.

4. The resignation of Stro.

The resignation of Stro.

Crédito: Vibe.

The actor and rapper Brian Baughn Bradley, better known as Stro, was part of the initial cast, however, he resigned from the project when asked to make scenes that were not in the original script and that made him feel very uncomfortable.