I know this guy who looks like kind of a grump. Who would fall under Resting Bitch Face if he was a she.
Guess how often he’s told to smile.
When asked specifically how much of the framing of “smile” is inspired by modern misogyny, show runner Melissa Rosenberg laughs before responding, “Let’s see. 100%” Rosenberg continues, “This is a character who is not defined by her gender. But those of us of the female persuasion, our lives are certainly informed by our gender and the misogyny around us.
I can’t wait to get a chance to watch this show.