Melissa McCarthy has spoken out publicly declaring that she has not been asked to return to the series revival of Gilmore Girls. The Academy Awards nominee actress played one of the favourite characters on the series, Sookie.
Sharing her disappointment about the situation, Melissa took to Twitter saying that neither she, nor the character Sookie, were invited “to come back to Stars Hollow.”
In contrast to Melissa’s claim, series creator Amy Sherman-Palladino said Gilmore Girls character Sookie, is more than welcome to return for the sitcom’s four-part revival on Netflix.
TVLine reports that Amy said, “But the thing I have said [to her team] is, ‘Look, if Melissa is available and has an afternoon free, I’ll write her a scene. Melissa was one of us. If she has a spare moment to run over [to the set] — even if for just a cameo — we would be totally game. And if it’s a last-minute thing, I would write her in and we would figure it out. That’s the way we left it.”
She further assured fans that despite not having McCarthy slated to appear, the character’s absence will be explained.
Filming of the revival has just started and our fingers crossed they are able to sort this out. Stars Hollow without Sookie just won’t be the same!
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