and while they seem OK with each other in the show, I know that appearances can be deceiving.
They were good to each other, they treated eachother way. You normalise it, and make it okay, because it is okay. there were a lot of young people who felt very isolated, and to see two characters on a television show be accepted by a group of peers changed the game.
They already loved Willow but then to see that Willow became even more somebody that they could identify with it made it okay for them to be who they were.” It’s saying, if you find somebody to love, you’re just lucky – it doesn’t matter the gender, the sex or whatever – if you find somebody who gets you and you get them, you’re so lucky.”Tara came into the narrative because I was like, how do you follow Seth Green?
We were so blessed to walk in their shoes and play those ladies.
It's one of the things I am most proud of in my life.
Well, Willow’s in college, so maybe she finds a girlfriend.
That was an important thing for people to see, but really I wasn’t thinking about that!
(Reading on will only fill your brain with spoilers.) To those who have seen the show, Amber Benson (aka Tara) did an Ask Me Anything session today, and as you might imagine, the actor (slash-writer-director-producer) got a lot of Buffy-related questions.
When asked what was most rewarding about playing Tara, Benson spoke extremely positively about her character's romantic involvement with Alyson Hannigan's Willow, particularly for the impact it had as a presence for same-sex couples on television.
Currently, she’s promoting her new novel, The Witches Of Echo Park. Club: At this point in the middle of the tour, you must have a mental spreadsheet of answers to the same endless, Buffy-related questions. I’m not going to just have, “What’s it like to play Tara on Buffy?
When we interviewed her, she was right in the middle of her book tour, exhausted, but still very game to talk about her life, her writing, and the benefits of being on a show with an incredibly devoted fan base. Amber Benson: There are a lot of Buffy-related questions. ”AVC: You once had a contest for your Reddit AMA to deliberately get weirder questions.
Luckily, I’m one of those people that’s actually happy to talk about the stuff that I’ve done in the past.