Reese Witherspoon talks about one major theme that is consistent throughout the big show ‘Big Little Lies’. This theme is perhaps what makes this show so relatable and popular among people. It deals with all complexities that the characters in the show go through without trying to put some makeup on their problems. This show takes us on a journey of upper-class mothers living a picture-perfect life in California.
This show has shown us the struggles of an abusive relationship and many facets to the personalities of the women in the show.
Reese Witherspoon talks about the major theme of the show!
Actress Reese Witherspoon who stars in this show reflects on one major theme in the show shame. This is what makes the characters who they are or rather explains who they are.
She discusses it in a round table interview with the Hollywood Reporter. She said that she believes that the major theme of ‘Big Little Lies’ is a shame. She noted how all the major characters in the show face great shame due to one reason or another one facet of their existence or prior experience.
Witherspoon said, ” I think a big theme of the show is a shame, and what we feel shame about and how do we resolve that? Think about these women who are so connected and very best friends and we never tell each other our true shame. ”
She talked about how one of the most difficult feelings to express openly in shame. And, she said that perhaps it’s a shame of some experience that gives rise to the internal conflict and trauma.
The round table interview also had another great personality there Oprah Winfrey who also chimed in to share her views on the comments that Reese Witherspoon has made. She also agreed with Reese Witherspoon calling shame the root of all the abuse.
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