Nobody complained about "regression" when Oliver fell off the no-killing wagon to save Felicity from Count Vertigo. Interesting.— Marc Guggenheim (@mguggenheim) December 3, 2015
Oliver chose to keep his child a secret from Felicity because the kid's mother gave him an ultimatum, it was either that or not seeing the kid at all. Felicity found out a minute after Oliver that he had a child and when he came back she confronted him for lying to her and broke up with him. It turned out that Barry went back in time when it all played out and that it led to everyone dying, so he told present!Oliver about it and Oliver made the same choice in the end. Fans say that this went against all of Oliver's previous growth so Marc Guggenheim compared Oliver choosing to be able to see his child without messing up his life to a situation where someone was about to kill Felicity, in both situations Oliver chose to go against his beliefs for the sake of another person. Do you think this was regression?