Christina Applegate felt that she had an “obligation”To finish filming the final season.Dead to MeEven though she was diagnosed with multiple-sclerosis in 2021, she continued to act as an actress. The actress spoke out about her condition. New York Times She talks about her feelings during the five-month break in filming, and how it influenced her decision to end the show on her terms.
“There was the sense of, ‘Well, let’s get her some medicine so she can get better,'”Applegate recalls the filming break. “And there is no better. But it was good for me. I needed to process my loss of my life, my loss of that part of me. So I needed that time.”The Emmy winner later said that it wasn’t like she had ever imagined. “came on the other side of it, like, ‘Woohoo, I’m totally fine.’ Acceptance? No. I’m never going to accept this. I’m pissed.”
Applegate admitted that she was having balance and mobility issues while filming Season 1 of Netflix’s Netflix show. This is something she wishes she could fix. “had paid attention”She did at the time. She was determined to keep her co-star Linda Cardellini, and Liz Feldman, the show’s creator, happy. Dead to meThe final season of’s. “The powers that be were like, ‘Let’s just stop. We don’t need to finish it. Let’s put a few episodes together,'”She recalled the moment she received the news about her diagnosis. “I said, ‘No. We’re going to do it, but we’re going to do it on my terms.'”
Cardellini was there for Applegate throughout filming of the final season. “She was my champion, my warrior, my voice,”Applegate spoke of her costar. “It was like having a mama bear.”The JesseAlum stated that although she had gained 40 pounds in weight, “can’t walk without a cane,”She hopes that people will be able to see past her changes in appearance and enjoy the final season. “If people hate it, if people love it, if all they can concentrate on is, ‘Ooh, look at the cripple,’ that’s not up to me,”She said. “I’m sure that people are going to be, like, ‘I can’t get past it,'”She said. “Fine, don’t get past it, then. But hopefully, people can get past it and just enjoy the ride and say goodbye to these two girls.” Dead to meSeason 3 will premiere on Netflix November 17, 2018.