Jenna Ortega's controversial scene in Miller's Girl sets the internet ablaze

A still from the movie. (Image via Lionsgate Movies)
A still from the movie. (Image via Lionsgate Movies)

Jenna Ortega has recently set the internet ablaze with the extended scene from her movie MiIler's Girl. In the highlighted scene, Ortega and Adlon exchange smiles, with Ortega inquiring if Adlon is "ready". Notably, the scene shows Adlon responding with a mischievous grin as Ortega gazes deeply into her eyes. The two of them then slowly move closer, eventually leading to an intense kiss.

The scene, however, sparked controversy. This is because, for some fans, the scene was unexpected. This was particularly true given Ortega's previous roles and the image they had of her. Subsequently, it led to feelings of discomfort among fans.


"Pls stop putting Jenna Ortega lesbian kissing" - Fans share diverse reactions to the kissing scene

A still from the movie Miller's Girl. (Image via Lionsgate Movies)
A still from the movie Miller's Girl. (Image via Lionsgate Movies)

The fan reactions to Jenna Ortega's on-screen kissing scenes reveal a range of emotional responses. Notably, a fan expressed distress after seeing Ortega kiss a female character. Moreover, the fans also mentioned how the scene had a dramatic impact on their mood.

Another fan indicated they also wouldn't be comfortable seeing Ortega kiss a woman.

Fans reacting to the kissing scene. (Image via X/@poetussy)
Fans reacting to the kissing scene. (Image via X/@poetussy)
Fans reacting to the kissing scene. (Image via X/whatever_icba)
Fans reacting to the kissing scene. (Image via X/whatever_icba)
Fans reacting to the kissing scene. (Image via X/@meicee_rollon)
Fans reacting to the kissing scene. (Image via X/@meicee_rollon)
Fans reacting to the kissing scene. (Image via X/@Jennafanaccount)
Fans reacting to the kissing scene. (Image via X/@Jennafanaccount)
Fans reacting to the kissing scene. (Image via X/@pain6969696969)
Fans reacting to the kissing scene. (Image via X/@pain6969696969)
Fans reacting to the kissing scene. (Image via X/@imamsihsabar)
Fans reacting to the kissing scene. (Image via X/@imamsihsabar)
Fans reacting to the kissing scene. (Image via X/@eyrisscoven)
Fans reacting to the kissing scene. (Image via X/@eyrisscoven)
Fans reacting to the kissing scene. (Image via X/@buggedout777)
Fans reacting to the kissing scene. (Image via X/@buggedout777)

What role does Jenna Ortega play in Miller's Girl?

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In Miller's Girl, Ortega plays the role of Cairo Sweet, a young, intelligent, and precocious student. Notably, the film is a black comedy-drama that revolves around a complex and controversial relationship that develops between Cairo Sweet and her teacher, Jonathan Miller.

Furthermore, this relationship begins following a creative writing assignment, leading to an intricate and complicated storyline. In addition, the nature of this student-teacher relationship forms the core of the film's narrative.

Jenna Ortega's Miller's Girl was released on January 26, 2024. However, the film has failed to gather commendable reviews from fans and critics alike.

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Edited by Tanya Tewari