We can’t be the only ones who felt that scene between Negan and Milo went from nice to weird in record time. For future reference, we’ve compiled a list of things Negan can bond with kids over that’s not weird.
In “What It Always Is,” Negan has a heart-to-heart with Milo while his mom packs up the bus. It turns weird, though, when Negan begins to reminisce about the joys of ‘nut-tapping.’ The scene felt more like an adult grooming a child to be okay with other people touching his junk than discussing experiences the kid is missing out on now that the world is over.
With a little effort to make Negan not such a fucking creeper, the writers could have had an interaction between Negan and Milo that helped the viewer see Negan in a different light. Unfortunately, here we are.
Since I’m a helpful person, here are 20 other things Negan could have said to a child that doesn’t involve touching someone without their consent then making it a joke. Who am I kidding, though. Negan hasn’t ever cared about consent before so why would he now? P.S. This is the only gif I could find of them, but it’s fitting.
Things Negan could have talked about that actually go with his character:
I didn’t forget about Brandon this episode. Here’s a ‘Negan Starter Kit’ for all the Brandons out there attending the next Walker Stalker Con:
For all of you who were able to attend an early WSC like me, it was awesome. Everyone else, do your research before you buy tickets.