'The Flash' Season 8 Episode 1: Iris hailed 'queen' by fans as she turns media mogul

Fans were vocal in showing their excitement after they saw Iris leading a new media company and becoming a star journalist


                            'The Flash' Season 8 Episode 1: Iris hailed 'queen' by fans as she turns media mogul
Candice Patton as Iris West-Allen in 'The Flash' Season 8 (The CW)
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Iris West-Allen holds a special place in everyone’s heart and whenever she is on the screen they know that something special is going to happen. Since the beginning, Iris always wanted to be a successful media person and it seems like the makers have decided what fans actually wanted.

After a long wait of eight years, Iris (Candice Patton) has finally accomplished what she wanted to. She is now the CEO of a famous media organization and a star journalist. Apart from being a journalist, she is also mentoring young minds on how to become successful in this field. As soon as the fans got to know that Iris has achieved so much in her life, they could not contain their excitement and shared how they felt on social media

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One of the fans wrote that the Season 8 premiere was an amazing episode and said that the world has entered Iris West-Allen’s news empire era. She wrote, “We have entered Iris West-Allen's news media empire era.” Another fan wrote, “I don't know what's happening on #TheFlash (haven't watched in years) but Iris West-Allen is absolutely glowing and looking like she's living her best life! #ItsWhatSheDeserves.”

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“Iris West-Allen being a mentor and motivational speaker for Allegra. This was a much-needed scene!!! GO BAWSE IRIS!!!” shared another fan. “Look at Mrs. Iris West-Allen our Journalist/Reporter. With her Fortune 500 company, I love it a lot. God, I am going to cry right now. This is what I have been asking for. We definitely won. My baby is a boss.”

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Meanwhile, another one wrote, “Iris West: Queen of All Media! (sorry Cat Grant).” Another fan added, “Citizentopia a Podcast with Iris West-Allen. I’m so proud of her. The joy my heart has seeing Iris fulfill her destiny of being an important, influential media mogul knows no bounds.”


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Iris has surely come a long way on the show. Her character always had the potential to be more and Candice Patton’s acting just took it to a whole new level.

As far as the premiere is concerned, Team Flash is set to meet Despero this season and it’s going to be the fight of their lives.

‘The Flash’ Season 8 returns to The CW with a new episode every Tuesday at 8 pm EST.

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