"The Time Traveler's Wife" Creator Steven Moffat Addressed Grooming Criticisms Of The Show
Ahead of its imminent premiere on HBO, The Time Traveler's Wife creator Steven Moffat discussed criticisms that the show promoted grooming.
For context, the series follows Clare (Rose Leslie) and Henry's (Theo James) relationship — with the added twist that Henry is, you know, a time traveler. From Henry's perspective, he meets Clare for the first time when they're both in their 20s. From Clare's perspective, she meets Henry when he's in his 30s and she's six — and he continues to appear in her life throughout her childhood and adolescence.
"A man over 30 essentially raising his future wife, from age 6, to be his perfect partner has even more uncomfortable connotations now than it would have in 2003," one review from Time said. "The pair strike up what …
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