Fans share grief over death on 'Teen Wolf'

  • Updated: March 19, 2014 - 1:00 AM
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Actress Crystal Reed from the MTV series “Teen Wolf.” MTV set up a website for fans of the series to collectively mourn her character’s sudden death.

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Thousands of young fans of MTV’s “Teen Wolf” series are turning to a website set up by the network to offer a gathering place for people to collectively mourn the sudden death of one of the show’s main characters.

Twelve hours after “Teen Wolf” ended Monday night, more than 100,000 people had visited the TeenWolfMemorial.com website, with more than 4,000 posting messages about the character Allison Argent, who died after a mythical Japanese demon stabbed her with her sword.

Even more dramatic, she died proclaiming her undying love to her ex-boyfriend, the drama’s lead character Scott McCall. “Every post and everything I see brings back a new wave of tears,” posted one fan.

The death of Argent, played by actress Crystal Reed, wasn’t entirely a surprise; MTV has been advertising that one of the show’s main characters would be killed off. The network kept that character’s identity a secret.

“Teen Wolf” is one of MTV’s most popular shows, reaching a series high of 3.5 million viewers for the third-season premiere. About six in 10 viewers are female, with a median age of 21.

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