Halsey Shares Unpopular Opinion on 'The Umbrella Academy,' Gets Stormed on Twitter
Halsey is the latest to hop on The Umbrella Academy craze, and she took to Twitter to react live as she binge watched Netflix's latest special. Based on the popular comic books and adapted by My Chemical Romance's Gerard Way, the show follows a family's journey prevent the apocalypse and save the world in eight days.
Halsey took pity on the show's antagonist, a space gorilla named Luther, which caused an uproar among her fans. "resident empath here in my feelings; feeling bad for literally: everyone," she wrote, defending her decision to fans who insisted that he is the "worst." However, as she made it to the last episode, the songstress changed her mind to agree with everyone else.
"I can’t believe I’ve been arguing with a comic book fandom on Twitter all day this is Gerard Way’s fault," she ended her Umbrella Academy rant. See the entire string of tweets below, but be warned of some spoilers.
me: why are you guys so mean about luther? his father sent him on a suicide mission to DIE and he had his whole body transformed into something he rejects and now he feels alone, unwanted, and dysphoric. he feels literally inhuman.— h (@halsey) March 2, 2019
you guys: ape man !!!! ------
OK YEAH but don’t invalidate his situation from the jump! https://t.co/md28mx5MGd— h (@halsey) March 2, 2019
I’m not defending him. Everything is definitely: his fault. I was just saying!!! Hahahah https://t.co/5hEk4ogM26— h (@halsey) March 2, 2019
ok ur right..... resident empath here in my feelings; feeling bad for literally: everyone— h (@halsey) March 2, 2019
Ohhhhh. I just finished UA. Now I know why u guys hate Luther hahahaha— h (@halsey) March 3, 2019
UA fandom coming for me because I had a moment of empathy before finishing all the episodes. IM SORRY LOLLLL— h (@halsey) March 3, 2019
I can’t believe I’ve been arguing with a comic book fandom on Twitter all day this is Gerard Way’s fault— h (@halsey) March 3, 2019