‘The Idol’ Recap: Jocelyn Falls For Tedros In The Wake Of A Major Scandal

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The Idol kicks disconnected with Jocelyn (Lily-Rose Depp) posing for a precise sexy photograph shoot. Her team, including Troye Sivan’s Xander, is disquieted astir her aft what she’s been through. They’re peculiarly acrophobic astir her intelligence health. “Mental unwellness is sexy,” Jocelyn’s grounds statement exec, Nikki (Jane Adams), brashly says.

During the revealing photograph shoot, a concern arises regarding the nudity. Apparently, the nudity rider needs to alteration if Jocelyn is going to amusement much of it. Jocelyn swears she doesn’t consciousness pressured to amusement nudity.

Lily-Rose DeppLily-Rose Depp arsenic Jocelyn. (HBO)

In the midst of the photograph shoot, her squad discovers that a photograph has leaked of Jocelyn with c*m connected her face. Naturally, they’re freaking retired astir the optics, but little acrophobic astir Jocelyn. Her squad begins to collectively spiral implicit this photograph and what it could mean for Jocelyn’s vocation (and theirs), but nary 1 has really told her astir thing that straight affects her. Jocelyn’s publicist (Dan Levy) notes that Jocelyn is already the #1 trending taxable connected Twitter, truthful it can’t beryllium that bad.

Jocelyn yet goes looking for her phone. When Leia (Rachel Sennott), her champion friend, tries to alteration the subject, Jocelyn begins to fishy something’s up.

A Vanity Fair journalist, played by Hari Nef, arrives and wants to chat with Jocelyn. She watches Jocelyn successful creation rehearsal. Despite this becoming a increasing crisis, Jocelyn is the past idiosyncratic to find retired astir the photograph scandal.

To fto disconnected immoderate steam aft the ungraded erupts, Jocelyn goes to a club. That’s wherever she crosses paths with The Weeknd’s Tedros. She’s entranced with him close disconnected the bat. They statesman to marque retired successful a stairwell. After they’re astir caught by Leia, Jocelyn and Tedros speech astir her career. “You person the champion occupation successful the world. You should beryllium having mode much fun,” Tedros tells her.

The adjacent day, she sits down with the Vanity Fair writer. There’s a back-and-forth astir what’s connected and disconnected the grounds the full time. There’s an elephant successful the room, and it’s the photograph scandal.

That night, Tedros comes to Jocelyn’s house. While helium waits for her, helium curiously looks astir her place. He eyes her information camera reasonably quickly. Jocelyn and Tedros spell into her euphony studio, and she plays him 1 of her songs. She shares the archetypal opus she recorded aft her parent died.

Lily-Rose DeppThe Weeknd and Lily-Rose Depp arsenic Tedros and Jocelyn. (HBO)

He likes it but has conscionable 1 “minor” enactment for her: “I don’t judge you. If you’re gonna sing a opus called ‘I’m A Freak’ you should astatine slightest sing it similar you cognize however to f**k.” She replies, “What makes you deliberation I don’t cognize however to f**k?” He rapidly snaps, “Your vocal performance.”

Tedros tells Jocelyn that she’s excessively “locked up” successful her ain head. He believes she needs to “block retired the world.” At this point, helium has Jocelyn wrapped astir his finger. He takes her robe and covers her look with it, but helium doesn’t springiness her a mode to breathe. He pulls retired a weapon and orders Jocelyn to unfastened her mouth. He cuts an opening truthful she tin breathe. “Now you tin see,” helium says.

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