"Euphoria" Actor Javon Walton Says The Season Finale Was Supposed To Be VERY Different

    "Ashtray is one badass kid."

    This post contains spoilers for Euphoria.

    The Euphoria finale was all kinds of bonkers — especially that scene with Ashtray.

    Ashtray lies in a tub in a scene from Euphoria

    Fezco's unofficial brother (played by Javon Walton) seemingly met an untimely demise after being shot in a showdown with tons of cops. He accidentally shot Fez (Angus Cloud), too.

    Ashtray sits in a chair and looks at someone else on a couch

    It's assumed, at this point, that Ashtray is dead — but in a recent interview with Variety, Walton revealed that his character almost survived the finale.

    Ashtray looks while standing up

    In fact, Fez was the one who was supposed to die — but, thanks to a last-minute change, the characters' fates were reversed.

    Angus Cloud as Fez sits back on a couch as he looks at a girl

    "He wasn’t supposed to get shot!" Javon explained. "It was Fez that was supposed to get shot at first, which is crazy."

    Ashtray sits back in a chair

    "And then, like a day before, they changed the storyline to me getting shot."

    Ashtray looks over the couch

    In fact, Javon also revealed that Fez originally wasn't supposed to catch the stray bullet, either.

    Fez looks up while holding money

    "I don’t think that was always there," he replied when being asked about Fez getting shot. "It was kind of written — the whole thing — like a day before."

    Fez eats a sandwich

    Even if Ashtray isn't returning to Euphoria, you'll be able to see Javon on TV again real soon. He just joined the cast for the third season of The Umbrella Academy, so stay tuned for that.

    Javon Walton poses for a picture with a hat on at a red carpet event

    Read the entire interview here.