'Angel' star David Boreanaz responds: 'Stacey Abrams, I disagree' on Buffy
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True love  and fandom wars  last forever, according to David Boreanaz and Stacey Abrams.

While "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" concluded its TV run 17 years ago, star Boreanaz and fangirl Abrams still have strong opinions about its central love triangle between Buffy and the vampires Angel and Spike.

Boreanaz made it clear this week that he thinks his is the "mic drop" opinion, but the 'shipper war is likely to continue. 


"To be fair, Angel was the right boyfriend for Buffy coming into her power. Spike was the right man to be with as she became the power," Democratic activist Abrams tweeted earlier this month, setting off a new storm of controversy over the popular WB/CW series.

"I AGREE! (during squee)," responded former "Buffy" showrunner Joss Whedon.


But Boreanaz, who played Angel, has a different opinion.

“All due respect Stacey Abrams, I disagree," he told The Wrap this week. "But you know, hey, you’re coming from the character’s mouth here. I think I’ll be the final word on it.”

"I mean, it’s pretty simple, right?" he continued. "Let’s think about that for really a second. Your first love is your true love, your true love is your first love. End of story.”

On the show, Buffy and Angel were together for several seasons until Boreanaz left for his own spin-off series, "Angel." The two shows aired multiple crossovers in the later years of both shows, including one that aired after Buffy dated Spike, played by James Marsters.

Sarah Michelle Gellar, who played Buffy, did not weigh in on the debate but did share Abrams's opinion on her Instagram Story, according to Entertainment Weekly, along with the caption "verified fangirl."