Damon Lindelof’s Big ‘Lost’ Regret Is Acknowledging the Fans Who Hated the Series Finale

Damon Lindelof’s Big ‘Lost’ Regret Is Acknowledging the Fans Who Hated the Series Finale
Damon Lindelof is riding a career high following the 2020 Emmy Awards, where his acclaimed HBO drama “Watchmen” took home an industry-leading 11 trophies, including the prize for Outstanding Limited Series. The success of “Watchmen” has Lindelof thinking about his other Emmy sensation, the Outstanding Drama Series-winning first season of “Lost,” and how he now harbors regrets over acknowledging the negativity that erupted over the divisive “Lost” series finale. In a new interview with Variety, Lindelof says he added to the backlash against “Lost” by openly sharing his dissappointment that fans hated the series’ ending.

“I didn’t invent the narrative that the finale was empirically bad, but I amplified it,” Lindelof said. “The fact that people feel the need to say to me, ‘Hey, I actually kind of liked the way that it ended.’ Or the expectation some people have that ‘I have to know going in that the ending is going to be disappointing.
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