The friend zone is a myth. It’s a fictional safe space created by those who just can’t accept when a friend isn’t romantically attracted to them.
For those who insist that the friend zone is real, here’s a lesson for you via the Twitterverse.
A Twitter user named Mia Violet tweeted snapshots of a Twitter exchange she spotted that was all about the friend zone, and as she so eloquently put it it “escalated in an unexpectedly awesome direction.”
Here’s what went down.
A Twitter user named Jiraiya tweeted pictures of pairs of cartoon and anime characters. In his opinion, all the male characters were being friend zoned.
Jiraiya probably didn’t expect David Slack the writer who created the Teen Titans characters, Beast Boy and Terra to comment on this tweet.
Slack was none too pleased with Jiraiya’s interpretation of the characters’ friendship and schooled him on the basics of autonomy and genuine friendship.
Well said, Slack.
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