The actress has revealed that during the beginning stages of working on the project that began in 2014
she was the subject of online harassment and racist motivated messages and was not protected from her superiors.
According to The Deadline, Patton was speaking honestly on The Open Up Podcast and stated that fans' complaints
and no anyone was watching out for those. There was no way to prevent people from having to be abused each and every day." Patton went on to add:
It's a risky situation to be in if you're the first, and confronted with backlash and you're not getting any help.
Nowadays, people are able to see more and know that fans are racist, particularly in genres and
The world has changed drastically since 2014, and Patton admitted that she thought about abandoning the show as soon in its second season
to deal with the challenges being confronted by the show. "I was considering leaving the show in Season 2.
I recall thinking"I'm not able to do this, I'm not going to get through it, I'm extremely dissatisfied.'
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