‘Girlfriends’ Showed Us What a Toxic Friendship Looks Like

Can we really talk about Joan and Toni?

Screenshot of Jill Marie Jones as Toni in “Girlfriends.”
Toni from “Girlfriends.” Photo: CBS

“Is it me or is this kind of manipulative?” my friend asked.

There are so many times Joan crosses boundaries and puts her career above her loved ones (remember the episode she puts her police citation in Lynn’s name?).

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