I did not expect this show to become queer, but it’s filled me with lots of cheer
BY NIC CROSARA, IMAGE BY APPLE+ TV
I had seen trailers for The Morning Show pop up from time to time. It piqued my interest, but due to the state of the world I wasn’t too motivated to start watching. That was, of course, until the season two plot twist went viral and I found out it gets hella sapphic. I immediately binged all the episodes and it did not disappoint. I’m ravenous for more installments, but until then, I thought I’d create this listicle to fill the void.
🚨 Spoilers ahead for both seasons 🚨
Stepping into her power(suit)
What I most admire about Bradley is her ability to adapt as she gets unexpectedly thrust into life-changing situations. Whether that’s donning a suit or getting up on stage to make a spur of the moment speech, she’s got this.
Being Alex’s polar opposite
Unlike her co-anchor, it’s always great to see Bradley embrace not being in total control of the world around her and she often does so with humour.
The ultimate fan girl
I don’t know what excites me more: Bradley fangirling over Kelly Clarkson, or Kelly Clarkson fangirling over Bradley, either way I was all here for it.
So get loud
And of course, we can’t talk about Bradley’s character arc without discussing the role she plays in unearthing the sinister secrets of the network higher-ups in light of the #MeToo Movement.
Telling it how it is
Kelly Clarkson dubs Bradley a “truth-teller” and throughout the show she always tells her colleagues exactly how she feels, with very colourful language.
The sapphic plot twist
And of course, the plot twist where Bradley snogs the woman who “puts the L in LGBTQ” certainly shakes things up.
Bradley and Laura thriving secretly in the chaos
I love watching how these two bounce off each other, and also how smitten Bradley is for a romantic and boozy stack of pancakes for breakfast.
Office romance jitters
The plot thickens as Bradley and Laura have to navigate working together whilst secretly seeing each other. Naturally Bradley loves the suspense.
Processing her feels
After showing viewers the traumatic experience of being outed, Bradley finds clarity in how she feels about Laura in a very emotional scene. The truth-teller embraces her truth.
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