Sad ending to the Terrace House saga, didn't know about thishttps://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/17/arts/television/terrace-house-suicide.html
― Fuck the NRA (ulysses), Monday, 20 July 2020 20:12 (two months ago) link
has been one of the biggest stories in the pro wrestling world this year, which is saying something. she had a very bright future, was one of the first women to perform at the january 4 tokyo dome show, the biggest annual event in japanese wrestling.
the one thing that stuck out to me before 'the truth' came out was how much faith TH fans seemed to have that the show was more authentic, less scripted than american reality TV. like maybe it's presented with more subtlety and ridiculous camera cuts so people assume it's more documentary-like, and general weebishness drives american fans to think japanese products don't lie like the american ones do
i checked in on the TH subreddit a lot after it happened and while there weren't any "she deserved to die" posts there was a massive amount of "[i wasn't the biggest fan of her]/[she was in the wrong in the laundry incident]/[she should've behaved better]... but she didn't deserve the abuse." like it's still reality tv, it's still bullshit, it shouldn't take someone dying for people to learn it's a presentation and shouldn't be taken at face value. dumbass wrestling fans seemed to get that immediately.
― ℺ ☽ ⋠ ⏎ (✖), Monday, 20 July 2020 20:48 (two months ago) link
*less ridiculous camera cuts, ykwim
― ℺ ☽ ⋠ ⏎ (✖), Monday, 20 July 2020 20:49 (two months ago) link