Who Is Logan Allen? 5 Things We Learned About the ‘Sweet Magnolias’ Star
*Warning: Spoilers ahead*
If you’ve already watched Netflix’s Sweet Magnolias (multiple times), you probably recognize Logan Allen, who plays Kyle Townsend. PureWow recently sat down for an exclusive interview with the 15-year-old actor, who discussed everything from Sweet Magnolias season two to what it’s really like working with Jamie Lynn Spears.
Here, five things we learned about Logan Allen.
1. He doesn't know what happens next on 'Sweet Magnolias'
Season one ended on a dramatic cliffhanger, when (spoiler alert!) Kyle crashed Ty’s car with an unidentified person in the passenger seat. Allen confirmed that he’s just as clueless as we are, revealing that no one—not even the cast—knows what led to the accident.
“Believe it or not, the writers didn’t tell us anything. I don’t know what’s happening,” he told PureWow. “I’m pretty much in the same boat as you guys, but the finale definitely left us all speechless. So, I’m as anxious as you guys are for hopefully a second season.”
When asked about Sweet Magnolias season two, Allen admitted that while Netflix hasn’t made an official announcement, he’s hopeful for a renewal.
“I have not heard anything yet, but it has been number one on Netflix for like three days in a row now, which is just unbelievable,” he continued. “If you guys really want that second season, even if you already watched the show once, watch it again. Tell your friends and family. It’s doing very, very well right now, but the more you watch it, the higher the chances that a second season is feasible.”
2. He's a huge 'Zoey 101' fan
Yes, we’re talking about the Nickelodeon series that starred Spears, who plays Noreen on Sweet Magnolias. Although he was nervous to meet the Zoey 101 star in person, Allen revealed that it was “truly an honor” working with Spears.
“I got to work with Jamie Lynn a lot,” he said. “I was actually really nervous at first because I’m a big fan of Zoey 101. It was definitely really nerve-wracking.”
Despite the uneasiness, Spears made Allen feel right at home. “Jamie Lynn Spears was so nice and so down to earth,” he continued. “It was really an honor working with her. She’s an amazing actress, but an even better person.”
3. He has a soft spot for animals
Allen is currently self-isolating at his family’s house in central Florida, which doubles as a small farm. “I actually have a bunch of animals. I live on quite a bit of land,” he told PureWow. “I have cows, I have horses. We have some chickens.” Sounds like a quarantine dream.
4. He loves spicy food (sometimes)
Allen recalled a funny moment that happened on set, which nearly derailed an emotional scene. In between takes, the actor grabbed a snack without realizing he’d doused the potato wedges in spicy ketchup. Classic mix-up!
“I love spicy food, so I don’t know if it was just because I wasn’t expecting it or what. It tastes like regular ketchup, but it has a kick to it,” he told PureWow. “My mouth was burning for like the next 15 minutes. I was like, ‘Oh, this is great. I have to do a scene soon.’ And it was a pretty emotional scene.”
5. He's big on social media
Allen has official Instagram and Twitter accounts. However, the Sweet Magnolias star admitted that he tends to favor Instagram. “I probably spend a little bit too much time on Instagram,” he laughed. Us, too, Logan. Us, too.