A 20-year-old astrophysics and economics pupil from New Haven, CT, Jack Atkins made fairly the primary impression in The Circle season two premiere. He tells viewers straight off, “I am actually right down to go down as the most important villain in Circle historical past. I do not actually care.” I imply, an intro package deal does not get a lot better than that. Kudos, Jack! Or let’s say . . . Emily?
Within the first episode, we study Jack is right here to play a “very strategic, manipulative, cutthroat sport.” Being a school pupil, Jack says he is a self-declared nerd however with a wild, goofy facet. Nervous his genuine persona (and BDE) may cost him the $100,000 prize, he enters The Circle group chat as Emily, a girly lady from the Windy Metropolis, who additionally occurs to be an in depth good friend of his IRL. Jack explains in his confessional that he desires fellow opponents to take a look at his profile and go “‘That is a face I can belief.'” “In terms of technique there is not any f*cks given. Like morals, get outta right here. I do not wannna see ya,” he says. So, he introduces Emily, who’s basically the lady model of himself plus the truth that she’s in a sorority and loves binging rom-coms and actuality TV corresponding to Promoting Sundown.
Who’s the actual Emily? Properly, for starters, her identify actually is not Emily, it is Mariel Glass. However! She is a school pupil at College of Chicago and is within the sorority Delta Gamma, in keeping with her Instagram.
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Just like Jack, she’s a enterprise econ main and based mostly on her LinkedIn web page she’s a analysis assistant on the UChicago Drugs lab. Mariel additionally has an older sister who went to varsity in Chicago and was in the identical sorority. It is uncertain as as to if Jack and Mariel knew one another earlier than their school days, and it appears a tad odd that for being “shut associates” the 2 have zero photos collectively on Instagram, however to every their very own!
Sustain on all issues Mariel (@marielglass) and Jack (@jackatkins21) by following them on Instagram and remember to tune into The Circle on Netflix, the place new episodes drop weekly.