The Handmaid’s Tale Season 5: Madeline Brewer Explains Janine’s Unwillingness to Rebel – E! Online


With regards to Janine, Madeline Brewer is aware of there’s greater than meets the attention. 

In season 5 of Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale, which dropped its first two episodes Sept. 14, Janine refuses to shake free from being a subservient Handmaid underneath the management of the Aunts, regardless of the urging of Esther (Mckenna Grace).

Whereas Janine’s complacency could be complicated for some viewers, Madeline fully understands her motivations.

“I feel it is really easy to have a look at Janine and suppose that she’s simply following in line and he or she’s following the principles,” Madeline advised E! Information’ Francesca Amniker. “I feel it’s extremely straightforward to suppose that she’s doing that. However there’s nothing that Janine does with out purpose. I feel that she’s a survivor and he or she at all times has been.”

With a view to survive, Janine decides to try to get on the good side of the Aunts.

“I feel that she sees herself as, ‘If I am helpful to them, possibly they will not put up me,'” Madeline argued. “Her most current nervousness proper now, after we see her on the prime of this season, is, ‘Will I be posted or not? Are they going to ship me again into service or not?’ As a result of in the event that they ship me again into service, I’ll bow out of life. She would not must be right here anymore.”

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