Five things I wasn’t expecting from Kylo Ren in Season 5 of ‘Girls’

1. First off, I wasn’t even expecting Adam Driver, AKA Kylo Ren, AKA Adam Sackler from Girls to be in the show. I mean, come on, he’s now a main character in the most popular movie in the world. I didn’t think Disney was going to put up with the kind of raunch found in Girls for their main squeeze(er). Apparently Kylo-Adam isn’t slowing down a bit, he will also star in the Jeff Nichols-directed film Midnight Special, which will be released March 16, 2016,[23] and in Martin Scorsese’s 2016 film Silence.

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2. Adam got much better looking: Is it just me or did Adam Driver go from creepy weirdo you hate to creepy hot guy you like? Maybe that’s just Pixie dust and Disney Jedi mind tricks? We likey.

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The Old Adam

 

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The New Adam

3. Adam is a better actor: Despite the fact that he has already earned three consecutive nominations for Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series, I don’t know that I appreciated his acting. At all. He was just always kind of weird and jerky- and I didn’t used to think that was acting, but just bad at not being awkward- but maybe that was the point. He’s supposed to be awkward. He’s improved, tenfold.

adam-driver-gq-14. Adam got more likeable: When Adam first came to Girls he was a sex-freak jerk you were ready to never see again. Now you find yourself rooting for him.

5. I sort of hate that Adam’s not with Hannah: Girls is supposed to tell that imperfect story. I know. The characters are supposed to be imperfect and tragic and twisty and make you cringe. But still part of me wishes that they’d have gotten back together. I don’t think I like the Adam-Jessa thing.

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If you didn’t see the Kylo Ren Undercover Boss SNL skit, you’re missing out- this was just hilarious.

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Impossible to hate this

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