Was HBOMax’s Velma A Deliberate, Calculated Flop

Phaylen Fairchild
5 min readJan 23

Did you watch Velma?

I wanted to love it. It’d be nearly impossible not to, theoretically; It takes One of the most iconic figures in animation, a strong independent woman, and postures itself as her origin story. Except no one expected her to be such a villain.

Here’s the truth. It’s really awful. That’s not bandwagon jumping… it’s as bad as you’ve…

Phaylen Fairchild

Actor, Filmmaker, LGBTQ+ & Women’s Rights Activist All work copyright phaylens@gmail.com

Recommended from Medium


See more recommendations