Lily Collins Has Responded To The "Emily In Paris" Backlash

    She's probably seen the tweets...

    You may or may not have cringed your way through Emily in Paris on Netlix, but either way, you've probably seen the backlash.

    emily in paris is such a 2012 abc family show so obviously it’s terrible and i’ll watch every episode

    People have basically been hate-watching — but still bingeing — the poorly reviewed show.

    Me criticizing #EmilyInParis: No plot, flat characters, feels outdated even though it's set in 2020. Also me:

    Emily In Paris, which stars actor Lily Collins, has been panned by critics across the board for a lot of things, namely bad characters, bad plot, and French/Parisian stereotypes.

    Lily Collins as Emily in "Emily in Paris"

    Well, Lily has briefly responded to the criticism she and the show have received in an interview with Vogue Arabia.

    Lily Collins as Emily in "Emily in Paris"

    And she's done so in such a classy way — you have to give her props.

    Lily Collins as Emily in "Emily in Paris"

    "As disheartening as it sometimes is to read these things, it’s also a gift," Lily said.

    Lily Collins as Emily in "Emily in Paris"

    "You’re being allowed to improve," she added.

    Still, Lily is grateful for the experience. "[Director Darren Starr] championed my opinions and opened me up to an experience that was so rewarding and empowering.”

    At least Lily is taking the criticism in stride. You can read the full cover story here.