Sofia Carson has offered her take on backlash against her Netflix hit, Purple Hearts, after viewers called out some of the script's language for being 'sexist and racist.' During an interview with Variety, the 29-year-old actress and director Elizabeth Allen Rosenbaum both understood why their new romantic drama earned some criticism.'I hope that people understand that in order for characters to grow, they need to be flawed in the beginning.
So we very much intentionally created two characters that had been bred to hate each other,' Elizabeth told the outlet. Backlash: Sofia Carson, 29, is confronting the backlash being leveled against her latest project Purple HeartsShe continued: 'They are flawed at the beginning and that was intentional.
In order for the red heart and the blue heart to kind of turn purple, you have to have them be kind of extreme.' Meanwhile, Carson interjected: 'Why I fell in love with the movie is that it’s a love story but it’s so much more than that.Read more on dailymail.co.uk