Swipe Left When Marginalized TV Characters Check Out Dating Apps

Swipe Left When Marginalized TV Characters Check Out Dating Apps

Kevin Keller as Casey Cott on Riverdale

I happened to be a small astonished (and, become honest, excited) when a Bumble was got by me notification highlighting a competition to win a romantic date with Riverdale star K.J. Apa. It appeared like safe promotion: One happy fan would invest a single day try tids out volunteering with Archie Andrews. But we started initially to concern the news partnership whenever alleged feminist relationship app Bumble began appearing when you look at the CW adaption of this Archie book series that is comic. Unlike almost all of these real-life peers, Archie (K.J. Apa) and buddies (all played by 20-somethings) rarely cope with the adolescent struggles of human anatomy modifications and discovery that is romantic.

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