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The Real Reason Why Beta Never Took off His Mask on ‘The Walking Dead’

[Warning: Major spoilers ahead]

The Season 10 villain lastly met his finish in The Strolling Useless. Following the dying of his lover Alpha (Samantha Morton), new Whisperer chief Beta (Ryan Hurst) was out for revenge and trying to take down the Alexandrians, particularly Negan (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) and Daryl (Norman Reedus). 

However, in a surprising assault, Negan attracts Beta’s focus, which supplies Daryl the proper alternative to take down the hulking killer. And, he goes… quietly. After the Whisperer is stabbed within the eyes, a horde of zombies rip him aside, but he does not scream. 

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“Being a fan of the present, we have seen so many deaths the place there’s individuals screaming and ripped aside. …I wished to see any person have a sluggish, peaceable tearing aside, and it felt very natural to throw that on the market,” Ryan Hurst instructed Leisure Weekly. Including, “So after he will get stabbed within the face is after that, him simply being slowly welcoming, very peacefully welcoming dying was very, very candy.”

A lot to followers’ delight, viewers additionally realized extra about Beta’s previous earlier than his dying.

So, who was Beta alleged to be in ‘The Strolling Useless’?

In case you’re a fan of the sequence, you might be conscious that, in contrast to a lot of his fellow Whisperers, Beta by no means eliminated his zombie-flesh masks as a result of he did not need individuals to know his actual id. Throughout the episode titled “Look On the Flowers,” it was revealed that earlier than the apocalypse, Beta was a well-known nation music singer. In actual fact, he was a widely known superstar who carried out underneath the title Half Moon.

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Supply: AMC

Following the zombie outbreak, Beta went loopy and joined Alpha. 

Although Beta’s id was primarily stored a secret, eagle-eyed followers observed a couple of clues concerning his previous. Within the spinoff sequence Concern the Strolling Useless, an album cowl that includes Half Moon’s face was shortly proven earlier than it was destroyed by a gaggle of Walkers. 

When Beta lastly meets his finish in Season 10, Negan tells Daryl, “S–t. You understand who that a–hole was?” Daryl remarks, “Yeah. No person.”

Whereas Beta’s origin story was a departure from the comics, the writers nonetheless integrated the villain’s A-list background. Within the comics, Beta is acknowledged as a well-known basketball participant. 

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Supply: AMC

Twitter reacts to Beta’s dying on ‘The Strolling Useless.’

Followers of the post-apocalyptic sequence know that no character is protected, particularly the present’s villains. So, we weren’t stunned to look at Beta lastly meet his demise. However, how he was killed was positively a departure from different deaths.

“I actually thought the strolling useless was gonna hen out and hold beta alive till subsequent season however that was good,” one fan tweeted.

One other particular person wrote, “The one shot of The Strolling Useless that actually crammed me with concern. The one villain in 10 seasons to really scare me. An unbelievable, imaginative backstory and unstoppable, badass villain. Thanks for Beta.”  

Whereas this viewer commented, “I truly kinda like how beta died cuz that is what fits him greatest; he was actually obsessive about the thought of being one with the herd, so he bought what he deserved and accepted it just like the true psychopath he was.”   

The ultimate six episodes of The Strolling Useless Season 10 will air in 2021.

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