Lauren Iungerich drew from the 18 years she lived on the Peninsula to help bring some of the stories on MTV's hit series "Awkward" to life, she told The Daily Breeze in a recent interview.
The former Rancho Palos Verdes resident and graduate of told the Breeze she shows the "good, bad and the ugly" sides of the Palos Verdes characters. She's even mocked some longstanding groups on The Hill.
MTV's "Awkward" tells the story of the struggles and highlights of growing up from the perspective of a teen living in Palos Verdes who attends Palos Hills High School.
"I wrote a teenage show for my inner 15-year-old self. It’s a love letter to who I was," Iungerich said in an interview with collider.com.
Palos Verdes viewers , some saying the show's depiction was an accurate one, others disagreeing with some of its storylines based on the Palos Verdes community.