Fan Asks Zendaya Out On A Date During Panel For New HBO Series ‘Euphoria’

On Thursday, Zendaya and the cast of “Euphoria” appeared on a panel at the ATX Television Festival in Austin, Texas, to share some details of the upcoming HBO drama about a group of teenagers navigating the complex minefield of drugs, sex, identity, trauma, social media, love, and friendship that is high school.

During the discussion, reports the New York Postthings took a turn when a member of the audience asked the “Spider-Man: Homecoming” star about the series’ frank depiction of drug use.

“Did you literally inhale the good stuff? The weed?” asked the man, who identified himself as Mikal.

“No, I don’t do any of that, so it was definitely a foreign thing for me,” responded the 22-year-old actress, whose character is a fresh-out-of-rehab addict.

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His question answered, the fan took matters a step further by asking Zendaya if she’d go on a date with him to Amy’s, a local ice cream shop.

“Yo, if I had time I would because I love ice cream and I appreciate that,” she answered diplomatically.

“Is that a no or a maybe?” Mikal persisted.

“We’ll see,” she replied, prompting Mikal to suggest she bring a plus-one just to be safe.

Zendaya, reports the Post, responded with a laugh. “We all going,” she told the crowd.

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“‘Euphoria’ puts a fresh spin on the coming-of-age narrative, exploring the teenage landscape of substance-enhanced parties and anxiety-ridden day-to-day life with empathy and candor,” describes HBO’s official synopsis of the eight-episode series, which “follows 17-year-old Rue Bennett (Zendaya), a drug addict fresh from rehab, who’s struggling to make sense of her future. Her life changes dramatically when she meets Jules Vaughn (Hunter Schafer), a trans girl who recently moved to town following her parents’ divorce, and like Rue is searching for where she belongs.”

“Euphoria” premieres on Sunday, June 16.

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