‘Mean Girls’ answer to ‘snowflake meltdown’

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June 5, 2018 - 11:00 PM

The hit Broadway musical “Mean Girls” is a spin-off of Tina Fey’s 2004 movie based on American teenage girls, specifically, acting — well, naturally.

No one has to reach very far back to pull out the painful memories of being teased or ridiculed by their peers. As the mother of two young daughters, Fey, a comedienne, actor, and writer, knows all too well how today’s world of social media can blow a thoughtless remark out of proportion.

In an interview with the New York Times the three women who star in the musical, and are now 10-plus years removed from those tender years, gave some sage advice on how to deal with such slights — either from their own experience or that learned from their on-stage characters.

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