Feel Good’s Mae Martin and Charlotte Ritchie on gender ‘hysteria’ and being pals with Elliot Page
Ahead of their return in season two of Feel Good, Mae Martin and Charlotte Ritchie talk the media’s obsession with gender and being friends with Elliot Page.
Feel Good is a love story – a narrative, scripted, comedy drama – created by bisexual comedian Mae Martin and starring Charlotte Ritchie, who plays their (ex) girlfriend, George.
It’s a story about about codependency, and addictive behaviour; what’s healthy and what’s not. Mae plays a fictionalised version of themselves – a stand-up comedian who has used drugs unhealthily in the past – and Charlotte a woman in her first queer relationship.
At the start of the second season, which will soon drop on Netflix, Mae, who’s back in Canada, is dropped off at rehab by their parents. Even in the trailer, it’s clear that