Twisted Episode 7 Recap: The Other D-Word
ABC's "Twisted" attempts to live up to its name
All right, Dacey fans...it seems
Now, before you all start hollering and screaming and OMGing, we need talk about what led up to that decision, and I don't mean where Sarita gave Lacey the ultimatum about either hanging out with either the outcasts or the popular kids - to hell with that teen drama BS.
No, no, no...I'm talking about the steamy makeout session Danny and Lacey started to have on top of Tara Desai's grave.
In typical Lacey fashion, she stops him and dramatically takes off (seriously, though...the writers need to check that). Of course, we find out she's leaving to (supposedly) go break up with her boyfriend. Later, she heads back to Danny's house, presumably to continue what they started on his aunt's grave.
And now that we've got the recap out the way, let's talk characterization.
I'm really proud of all the young Black women coming out in support of this character; I have read so many insightful, intelligent, cogent arguments in her defense and I am in awe of my young sisters. I've actually learned quite a bit from these young ladies.
For example, Lacey is cold - this is true. Lacey is an Ice Princess. After Danny was hauled off to juvie, she cut Jo like dead weight so she wouldn't get in the way of Lacey's social life. And while that's amusing from an audience perspective, that's obviously a huge no-no in real life.
However, Lacey's frostiness is mainly due to her need to survive. She was the one who actually found Tara Desai's body,
Now, I ain't sayin' Lacey should've just dumped her...but I understand.
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