Jason Rothenberg, the man behind Lexa’s shocking death on The CW’s “The 100”, penned an apology letter for the show’s angry fans. The showrunner admitted to being “heartbroken” but it was never his intention to bury any character in such a painful way.
A lot of characters die on a TV series, but Lexa’s death falls into the unfortunate pattern that many viewers despise. Just as the character consummated her slow-burn relationship with Clarke, she was unceremoniously killed by a single stray bullet. This scene has been perceived as “Bury Your Gays” by TV fans. As a result, Rothenberg received harsh criticisms and lost a lot of followers on Twitter.
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