Why Gillian Anderson Originally Threw the Sex Education Script Away

Why Gillian Anderson Originally Threw the Sex Education Script Away
Sex Education without Gillian Anderson? It almost happened. Anderson plays Jean Milburn, a renowned sex therapist in her own right and mom to main character and on the sly student sex therapist Otis (Asa Butterfield), and originally The X-Files veteran wasn't into the show at all. "I read a teeny bit of the first episode and threw it in the bin," she told EW. "Initially I felt that it was too on the nose." In an interview with Elle, Anderson expanded on her initial reaction to the show and said, "The fact that she's a professional therapist and yet she's rummaging through her son's drawers and prying into his life? I kept saying, 'Is this too over the top? Is it just too...
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