Bullying is an issue that's front and center in the news these days. But, for children and teens that have to live through it, it can be devastating. "Mean Girls 2" tackles this issue head on with humor and relatability. 7online.com interviewed two of the ABC Family stars, Meaghan Martin and Jennifer Stone.
This classic high school story of good versus plastic plays out at North Shore High School. Tim Meadows returns as the principal and provides a link to the first "Mean Girls" movie.
Jo Mitchell (Meaghan Martin) is new to the school and just wants to survive her senior year. All of that changes once she meets Abby (Jennifer Stone) who is a favorite target of the cool girls known as "The Plastics".
Jo also meets her future love interest who has a skewed opinion of girls and what they are really capable of, at least at first.
Jo quickly goes from being the victim of bullying, to being the source of it. Can she see the error of her ways? You can watch "Mean Girls 2" on ABC Family on Sunday, January 23rd at 8 p.m. Be sure to stay tuned at the end of the movie for a special PSA on bullying and its impact. ABC Family has partnered with Stomp Out Bullying to help speak to the heart of the issue. For more information on "Mean Girls 2" visit www.abcfamily.com.
Story and interview by Jennifer Matarese