Last week, actress Gina Ortega revealed that she used to “do vivisection on small animals” when she was younger, which subsequently baffled the internet.
The You are The star made the confession while discussing her friendship with Maddie Ziegler during an “autocomplete interview” for WiredYouTube channel.
“I feel like Maddie and I’m the same person on different lines,” Ortega said. “She’s a weirdo, and I’m a weirdo about her [that I] I used to do autopsies on small animal cadavers when I was younger. Like, the little lizards I found dead in my backyard.
“It’s whimsical in the sense that it breaks down into personalities or movements or makes faces,” Ortega continued. “We’re really weird together.”
Wired The full interview was released on November 17, and on Wednesday, Pop Crave shared the autopsy quote in a tweet which garnered more than 40,000 likes and more than 1,000 comments from shocked fans begging Ortega to “take it.” [the statement] Back.”
“She was on what?” @danni4pf asked.
“I thought she was a weirdo, but now we’re worried she might be a serial killer,” @SweetSasha_ wrote on Twitter.
“Gina Besti…that’s a little sketchy [not gonna lie]vhslore said.
“I love it to pieces, but this is too much, take it back, Jane,” @odelucasou wrote.
And @willak8h added: “This sounds like a red flag.”
Amidst all the criticism, some fans have defended Ortega and said there was nothing strange about performing autopsies on already dead animals.
“Isn’t this just an animal dissection? Like everyone else does in biology class at school? Why the quotes that say this is serial killer behavior?” jihyeojin asked.
@percsdelicious wrote on Twitter: “She did this all along? She wasn’t torturing live animals that were already dead. You guys need to relax.”
Some commentators also said that, for better or worse, the childhood pastime was a great fit for the woman tasked with portraying Wednesday Addams in Tim Burton’s new Netflix series, Wednesday.
“So they basically threw the Wednesday Addams game to play Wednesday Addams,” @firesignbutch said.
Tim Burton “Wednesday”
Netflix’s Burton’s Wednesday On November 23. The show follows Wednesday Addams (Ortega) as she tries to solve the supernatural mystery that affected her family before she was born while simultaneously trying to live out her teenage life.
said Miles Millar, co-creator of the show Newsweek He and co-creator Alfred Gough incorporated several Easter eggs throughout the series for fans Addams family To enjoy including celebrities Adams family pop
“If you don’t know Addams familyit means nothing to you, but if you are a fan Addams familyIt would be a little cute [Easter egg]. I hope it smiles on your face and makes you think, “Ah, that’s interesting,” said Millar.
In addition to Ortega, the show’s cast includes Academy Award-winning actress Catherine Zeta-Jones as Wednesday’s mother, Morticia Addams. Narcos stars Luis Guzman as Gomez Adams, Wednesday’s father; and A Wrinkle in Time’s Isaac Ordonez as Pugsley Addams, Wed’s younger brother.