IT was the moment many Loki fans suspected might come, but were still left ‘disgusted’ when it did happen.
The series finale of the hotly anticipated Loki finale just dropped on Disney+ but some fans were left with their stomachs churning after one controversial scene.
Tom Hiddleston stars as Loki in the Disney+ series of the same nameCredit: Disney+
He comes up against a female variant of himself called Sylvie, played by Sophia Di MartinoCredit: Disney
The series followed Loki, who faced being erased as a “time variant”, is forced to help the TVA (Time Variant Authority) fix the timeline by travelling through history and altering it for the better.
But the foe they were chasing down is none other than another Loki variant – a girl version of Loki who went by the name of Sylvie.
Over the course of the six episode season the pair became closer as they battle to bring down the TVA and find out who is ruling it.
In one episode it even seemed Hiddleston’s Loki – who was confirmed as canonically bisexual in this series – was about to profess his love for Sylvie before he was brutally ‘pruned’ and banished to the end of time.
Ever since that moment, fans have theorised that the two Loki variants might fall in love, with many wondering if that was acceptable or wrong to fall in love with yourself.
Then the moment came in the finale when Loki begged Sylvie not to kill the newly revealed villain, Kang the Conqueror.
As they were both crying, Loki told her: “All I know is I don’t want to hurt you, I don’t want a throne, I just want you… to be ok.”
The pair then passionately kissed as dramatic music played and the camera circled them.
Sylvie pulled away and told Loki, “but I’m not you”, before pushing him back into the TVA.
Even though fans expected the moment to come, they were “disgusted” and Twitter exploded with angry reactions comparing the moment to “incest”.
“Me knowing [full] well that kiss was coming even as a betrayal but I still find it disgusting af please Marvel let Taika [Waititi] write and direct season 2 is it too much to ask,” wrote one disgruntled viewer on Twitter.
Another added: “This was so f**ked up. as a bisexual person seeing someone in my favourite franchise be the same sexuality as me just for them to go and kiss a version of themsleves is beyond f**ked up and makes me feel so s**t about myself.”
A third wrote: “Okay but why did they kiss. f**k marvel that was weird as hell.”
And a fourth added: “Wait, was Loki really romantically attracted to the female version of himself?! BRO THAT S**T IS WORSE THAN INCEST. GET YOUR NARCISSISTIC ASS TOGETHER & DON’T BE SO HORNY. GOD IT’S SO WRONG ON MANY LEVELS.”
The pair began the series as antagonists, but a shared goal brought them closer togetherCredit: Disney +
Until they finally kissed in the season finaleCredit: Disney +
But fans labelled the moment ‘disgusting’ and ‘worse than incest’Credit: Disney +
The finale also introduced Kang the Conqueror as the villain behind the TVA.
Marvel had announced Jonathan Majors would play Kang 2023 movie Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania, but many fans speculated if he would turn up in Loki.
Kang the Conqueror, originally a 31st-century scientist named Nathaniel Richards, is one of Marvel‘s oldest villains.
He revealed in the finale he set up the TVA to bring order the Multiverse and stop his own ‘evil’ variants from running amok.
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