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The Cher ‘Flint’ Lifetime movie is a well-meaning but terrible idea

  • The Flint crisis is a cause near and dear to Cher’s heart. She’s spoken out about it on multiple occasions and donated bottled water to the city.
  •  It’s admirable that, as Americans move on while Flint residents still suffer, she wants to use her star power to keep talking about the crisis.
  • Unfortunately, at least from what we know so far, this project is not the right way to go, despite everyone’s best intentions. 
  • There are myriad reasons for this, including the fact that the crisis itself still rages. But most importantly: This is not the appropriate team for this story. Read more (Opinion)

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*Points at OC* You get all my feelings of inadequacy and fear of never being good enough as well as obeying my abusers so to not face conflict with them.

*Points to other OC* You get all my fear of abandonment and over romanticizing of certain things in my life.

*Points at another OC* You get all my frustration over showing my emotions and are going to be allowed to say all the mean/truthful things I’ve always wanted to say about others but only say internally to myself.

*Points at another OC* You get all my insecurities about myself and fears about how other perceive me.

*Point at yet another OC* And you get all my cockiness but it’s to mask the fact that deep down I really hate myself.

*sets OCs free* Now go my children, go fuck up your lives.

I wanna marry you. I wanna have kids with you. I wanna build us a house. I wanna settle down and grow old with you. I wanna die when I’m 110 years old, in your arms. I don’t want 48 uninterrupted hours. I want a lifetime.
—  “Grey’s Anatomy”