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Note to stars of shows with popular fandoms: This never ends well.

Ironically, fans had seen Sterek as a welcome change from the usual dismissal that slash fans usually get from their creative teams. Sterek is something of a historical first in a lot of ways, purely because Teen Wolf creator Jeff Davis was so welcoming and supportive of the idea. Creators have a long history of viewing slash fans as weird, obsessive, creepy, or crazy. Davis saw them as passionate, creative, and loyal. With his blessing, the show embraced Sterek in numerous ways. O’Brien and Hoechlin filmed promos for the Teen Choice Awards together; MTV’s unprecedented Teen Wolf fanfic contest welcomed Sterek and other slash pairings. And in turn, the Sterek fandom rallied around Davis and the show, creating a “campaign” to show love for them

Still, it’s never easy for us to hear that someone that fans love and respect thinks their pastime is weird. Posey’s language is the kind that has long been used to keep fans, particularly female, slash-loving, fanfic-writing fans, ever on the outskirts of mainstream culture. To quote darain39: “can we pls shut down the biggest ship in our fandom if we have to with words other than “TWISTED AND BIZARRE”???”

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Sterek
Queerbaiting
Shipping
The fourth wall
Fandom

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