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    Some People Think Ted Lasso Actually Is Too Pure For This World — Here’s Why They’re Wrong

    "The thing with the positivity in particular is that the show again and again shows you that’s the worst part of Ted’s character."

    On today's episode of BuzzFeed Daily, we broke down the top pop culture headlines AND talked about the sudden backlash to Ted Lasso. You can listen below or scroll down to read more about the interview!

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    Ted Lasso fans know the titular character is known for his sunny outlook on life — but could it be too sunny? While the series seemed to garner nothing but praise and love for its wholesome main character, Season 2 has people wondering if he might actually be too pure for this world.

    Still from Ted Lasso of Jason Sudeikis in character

    We also talk about how Matt Damon only recently stopped using an anti-gay slur a few months ago, after his daughter taught him it was “dangerous.”

    Closeup photo of Matt Damon in a black blazer and white shirt looking off-camera

    In other news, Kathy Griffin announced on Twitter that, despite being a non-smoker, she’s been diagnosed with lung cancer and will undergo surgery to have half of her left lung removed.

    Closeup photo of Kathy Griffin smiling at something off-camera

    As always, thanks for listening! And if you ever want to suggest stories or just want to say hi, you can reach us at or on Twitter @BuzzFeedDaily.