‘The Bold Type’: Fans Are Calling Out the Show for Kat and Sutton’s Story Lines

by Jeremy Spirogis
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Because of the newest episode of The Bold Type, followers are significantly questioning the choices made within the present’s writers’ room. Season 4 Episode 14 of The Bold Type, “The Truth Will Set You Free,” aired on July 2, 2020. After the episode aired, followers stuffed social media with criticism concerning the arcs revolving round Kat and Sutton.

[Spoiler Alert: This article incorporates spoilers for Season 4 Episode 14 of The Bold Type.]

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Sutton decides she doesn’t need kids

When the fourth season of The Bold Type returned, Sutton found she was pregnant after her honeymoon along with her husband Richard. While she was apprehensive about what this meant for her new marriage and up to date job promotion, she was nonetheless enthusiastic about having a child with the person she loves.

“I think they’re both really shocked and excited when they find out, for sure, because they’re in love. They love each other so much. They just got married. It’s all very quick. But yeah, I would say their initial reactions are they’re both really excited,” Meghann Fahy, who performs Sutton, instructed TV Line.

In Season 4 Episode 13, “Lost,” Sutton suffers a miscarriage shortly after discovering she is pregnant. Her husband Richard is devastated, however Sutton realizes she feels relieved. In the subsequent episode, Richard admits the miscarriage made him notice he is able to turn out to be a father as quickly as attainable. However, Sutton realizes she doesn’t need youngsters in any respect, and she or he tells Richard this on the finish of the episode.

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Fans of ‘The Bold Type’ don’t like Sutton’s story line

After 4 seasons of placing Sutton and Richard by way of the emotional ringer, the 2 lastly married halfway by way of Season Four of The Bold Type. However, the 2 nonetheless have difficulties making their relationship work even after getting married, and followers should not pleased with writers of the present.

“Yo can’t you guys just let Sutton and Richard be happy? Like d*mn. I know this has to be a storyline, but I wish it were someone else. Now it really seems like Richard is always giving up everything and Sutton just changes her mind about what she wants 24/7 #TheBoldType,” one fan tweeted.

“They had a brief discussion about a family when they moved in together, she just changed her mind. I think the writers are screwing this up to try to cover every baby base for some reason. She’s allowed to change her mind but Richard shouldn’t have to sacrifice this. This sucks,” one other fan tweeted.

Kat’s story line in ‘The Bold Type’ is questionable

While followers could be upset if Richard and Sutton broke up, Kat’s latest story line has acquired widespread criticism. Earlier in Season 4, Kat illegally leaked the tax returns of board member RJ Safford displaying that he helps conversion remedy. While he was let go from the corporate as a result, Kat was additionally fired from Scarlet journal.

She begins working as a bartender at a membership known as The Belle, the place RJ’s daughter Ava is a member. By the newest episode, Kat has developed emotions for Ava, regardless of that reality Ava’s political opinions hurt folks like Adena, Kat’s ex girlfriend.

“I refuse to believe that the same woman, who just a few episodes ago was comforting Adena when she opened up about her experience with conversion therapy, is going to begin a relationship with the daughter of the man who repeatedly shut down Adena’s artwork and supports conversion therapy himself. While Ava may not agree with it personally, she defends her father who does,” Ariana Fierra criticized for Remediality.

Fans take subject with Kat’s story line

Following the latest episode of The Bold Type, the loudest criticisms on social media have been with reference to Kat.

“not only is the bold type making kat date a republican but this whole season she’s been bartending while her white friends enjoy being promoted to their dream jobs… i really do hate it here,” wrote a Twitter consumer.

“idk if releasing an episode where Kat, a Black queer woman, falls for a white republican woman was a great idea right now during a literal revolution against white supremacy, what is the bold type doing,” a fan questioned on Twitter.

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