I’ve just started watching The L.A. Complex and I’m completely obsessed with it. I think it’s witty and sharp and original, with interesting character development and a wonderful level of realism despite its soapiness. Plus, it contains two things that make me want to do cartwheels:
1. A non-judgemental portrayal of the porn industry.
2. A thoughtful exploration of homosexuality in the hip hop community.
You have no idea how much I’ve wanted to watch good television about either of these things, and now there’s this show that has both.
Here are my thoughts on the first season — contain spoilers.