Wednesday stars Emma Myers and Jenna Ortega seem to support the ‘Wenclair’ pairing

Wednesday. (L to R) Jenna Ortega as Wednesday Addams, Emma Myers as Enid Sinclair in episode 108 of Wednesday. Cr. Vlad Cioplea/Netflix © 2022
Wednesday. (L to R) Jenna Ortega as Wednesday Addams, Emma Myers as Enid Sinclair in episode 108 of Wednesday. Cr. Vlad Cioplea/Netflix © 2022 /

One of the most popular romantic pairing tropes out there is the idea of shipping a grumpy character with a peppy one. We’ve seen it in all kinds of popular ships, canon or not, and Netflix’s hit series Wednesday has become the latest to earn this kind of attention.

Queer fans have latched onto the ship known as “Wenclair,” which pairs Jenna Ortega‘s character Wednesday Addams with her perky werewolf roommate Enid Sinclair, played by Emma Myers.

Even though Wednesday’s two love interests were male in the show’s first season, fans detected that she didn’t have much romantic chemistry with either Tyler (Hunter Doohan) or Xavier (Percy Hynes White). Many felt the most emotionally-charged moment in the show was when Wednesday and Enid finally hugged in the season finale.

Jenna Ortega and Emma Myers seem to support the ‘Wenclair’ ship

It’s not just the fans who like the pairing. Ortega and Myers have both commented on the possibility of their characters being queer and seem supportive of it.

While chatting with Pride at an event, Ortega said, “In a perfect world, we would have been a thing,” in reference to the pairing, while Myers jokingly referred to the famous Vine phrase, “And they were roommates,” in response to Jenna’s comment. That particular comment is a popular LGBTQ+ meme.

“Jenna and I would say [the Vine phrase] all the time to each other. And that’s all that needs to be said — I think that gets the message across,” Myers told Elite Daily.

Buzzfeed reports that when Ortega was asked why she thought people connected with the idea of a queer Wednesday Addams, she said:

"“I think because she’s a badass. She’s cool, she’s got a nice sense of style, but she’s somebody who embraces her differences and isn’t out to please anybody. I feel like that’s a really, really powerful thing to see. I feel like people want to see powerful women with powerful women.”"

To me, that seems like someone who is very supportive of Wenclair shippers, even if the ship never becomes canon in the series.

Jenna Ortega fought against the love triangle in Wednesday season 1

Adding more fuel to the fire is the fact Ortega was adamantly against the idea of a love triangle in the show’s first season. There are a few TikTok videos circulating showing various clips of the actress talking about the love triangle while doing press for the show. She repeatedly said she didn’t like the love triangle because she didn’t feel that Wednesday would ever be involved in one.

If anything, Ortega would love the show to depict a safe, platonic friendship between Wednesday and Xavier because it’s so rare to see it on television.

“Now that Tyler’s off the table, I feel like she’s off boys for a while.” And she follows that up with, “boys are probably the last thing on her mind.”

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