Barbie Ferreira Will Not Be in Euphoria Season 3: What’s The Reason?

Euphoria, Season 3 of the dramatic teen series, has been announced. The series debuted in 2019 and instantly became a global phenomenon Not all actors, though, have been confirmed.
After appearing in the first two seasons, actress Barbie Ferreira, who played Kat Hernandez, announced on Instagram that she would not be returning. The way that Kat represented female sexuality and body positivity received applause.


Barbie Ferreira’ reason for leaving?

There is no official confirmation of Ferreira’s departure’s precise cause. After months of rumors from fans concerning Ferreira’s future in Euphoria, she has left the show. Compared to her strong presence in the first season, Kat’s plot in Season 2 more or less disappeared. Fans were quick to notice this.

Barbie Ferreira
Barbie Ferreira

The stories for Kat have allegedly been rewritten. This happens due to tension and conflicts between Ferreira and Sam Levinson, the show’s creator. For instance, it’s thought that Ferreira declined to participate in a specific story arc where Levinson wanted Kat to develop an eating disorder.


Ferreira allegedly stormed off the Euphoria set because her part in Season 2 had been drastically reduced. HBO disagrees with this statement.

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Barbie Ferreira’s character

Many fans believe that Kat, who debuted in the series as an insecure fanfiction-reading kid, later transforms into a cam girl in Season 1. Her character was relatively marginalized in the show’s second season because of problems between the actor and the creator.

Of course, all of this is just conjecture, so we can’t say with certainty why Kat left. However, conflict amongst the actors could result in issues. This is because a significant portion of the show’s creative and writing processes include collaboration with them.

Ferreira’s Instagram post

On Wednesday, Ferreira posted on her Instagram story to share the news of her leaving the show.
According to the post, “after four years of getting to embody the most special and enigmatic character kat, I’m having to say a very teary-eyed goodbye. I hope many of you could see yourself in her as I did and that she brought you joy to see her journey into the character she is today.”

Barbie Ferreira
Barbie Ferreira (Instagram/ barbieferreira)

Ferreira went on to say, “I put all my care and love into her and I hope you guys could feel it. Love you, Katherine Hernandez.”

In addition, Ferreira has been looking into options outside of Euphoria, like playing the lead in Jordan Peele’s movie NOPE. Additionally, she played Willow in an episode of The Afterparty on AppleTV+.


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