‘Betty’: HBO’s ‘Skate Kitchen’ Spin-Off Is An Imperfect Start To Skater Girl Magic [Review]

In the first episode of “Betty,” HBO’s new half-hourshow about girl skaters, guys’ girl Camille (Rachelle Vinberg) and thehelpful Janay (Dede Lovelace) are walking through Manhattan in search ofCamille’s stolen backpack.

Fresh from a harrowing encounter with a leering oldman, Janay tells Camille about a bus driver who used to hit on her as a younggirl.“That’s why we have boards, so we don’t have to take thebus,” Camille says.Continue reading ‘Betty’: HBO’s ‘Skate Kitchen’ Spin-Off Is An Imperfect Start To Skater Girl Magic [Review] at The Playlist.

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