Why Mindy Kaling Says She Could Never Write Euphoria

Everyone’s high school experience is different – just ask. Mindy Kaling.

The former star of Office is co-creator of Netflix I have neverwhich just released its third season on August 12. The show follows Devi (Maitreyi Ramakrishnan) and his pack of eclectic friends as they attempt to navigate high school and adolescence in California’s San Fernando Valley.

While the show deals with some tough real-world issues – death, cultural differences, broken hearts – it’s undeniably more airy and light-hearted than some of its contemporaries, namely HBO’s Euphoria.

Mindy said it was absolutely on purpose.

“I like Euphoria and I think [creator] Sat [Levinson] is like a genius. I think he has a lot to say about things like sex and drug use and addiction, and those are incredibly interesting, but we don’t have a ton of experience in that area.” she declared. The Hollywood Reporter August 11. “I watch this show on the edge of my seat, vicariously, but I feel like nerd lust guys are more what we feel comfortable writing about, which is why we We write about the goons and the dorks and the people who are underestimated.”


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