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  • Why does Low Shoulder believe Jennifer is a virgin just because she says so?
    • Well, the band discussed it during their performance in the bar, where the lead singer claimed he knew girls like her. They showed off and strutted their stuff but never actually did anything. Not to mention Needy overheard them talking and defended her friend by saying she was a virgin, which would be much better than sleeping with creeps like them.
    • He and the band are Too Dumb to Live . It's really that simple. Though they might not have read the fine text about what happens if you try the spell with a non-virgin. Otherwise squick or no they should have been hunting down some little six year old. What? Once you're making a deal with the devil that involves a human sacrifice I'm not buying that you have a whole lot in the way of morals.
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    • Doesn't the book say the sacrifice will still work even if the victim isn't a virgin? It's just the side effect of Jennifer becoming a succubus.
  • Why did Jennifer go after Chip? I mean with the other 2 guys that made sense as one was an asshole and the other was hopelessly crushing on her.
    • She was getting rid of the competition. Jennifer had the hots for Needy.
    • Or Jennifer never really liked having Needy around and once she was possessed, she started showing it in certain ways such as breaking into her house, eating her food, and vomiting black spiky goop all over the floor for Needy to spend all night cleaning it up or sneaking into her room, telling her how she killed someone before she broke into Needy's house, or sadistically making out with her to say that she could be next or taking Needy's close friend and her boyfriend and eating them. You know, high school stuff.
    • Jennifer always was kind of toxic and insecure. She goes after Chip because she's the kind of girl who would hurt her "best friend" precisely because she's not really a good friend. Under normal circumstances a girl like Jennifer would have sex with Chip, or steal him from Needy even though there are other boys that like her. Possessed by a demon she chooses to eat him even though she could eat any other boy.
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    • Murder the Hypotenuse makes more sense though. Jennifer and Chip are BOTH jealous of each other throughout the film, even pre-possession. That's why Jen goes out of her way to belittle him, and why Chip bemoans Needy for doing whatever Jen says and says 'stop kidnapping my girlfriend!' —And Colin had a crush on Needy... I mean there's a reason Jennifer keeps saying 'her dick is bigger' than theirs lol. She was trying to get Needy to break up with Chip but then settles for just eating him instead. She 'just happens' to kill the two boys in their school who like Needy? She also is hungry in the scene where she first returns from the sacrifice, but can't bring herself to kill her friend. But even when she's in full transition-to-demon-mode, Jen perkily sneaks into her bff's bedroom to mack on her and confess she's a monster... haha.
      • One could argue that she could be all four . Considering Jennifer's attitude before the movie, it would not be surprising if she was partially fighting for Needy's sexual affection, but at the same time wanted to be spiteful, and she may have been a toxic companion and was insecure about both her sexual/romantic AND her platonic feelings towards Needy. In other words, Jennifer is most likely a Tsundere and a Yandere at the same time.
  • Where does Needy go after killing Low Shoulder? She can't go home and most likely had no desire to return to the prison center she was held in.
    • She becomes a demonic anti-hero, travelling across country murdering douchebags that try to sacrifice women for fame.


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