Anna Faris surprised fans when she announced her departure from Mom ahead of its eighth season. One outlet claimed that her exit had something to do with her feud with co-star Allison Janney.
Anna Faris was jealous of her Mom co-star Allison Janney, according to Life & Style. Here’s what you need to learn about the rumor.
Anna Faris allegedly jealous of Allison Janney
Anna Faris released a statement earlier this month announcing her departure from the show. In her announcement, she thanked series creator Chuck Lorre, the writers, and her castmates. However, an insider told Life & Style that the Scream star was jealous of her co-star Allison Janney.
The two allegedly had a close bond, but it changed when Janney took over as the star of the show. Faris was allegedly jealous that Janney won two Emmys while she didn’t even score a nomination. The outlet also claimed that Faris was fed up of playing second fiddle, so she decided to leave.
Gossip Cop debunked the report and shared a snap of Anna Faris and Allison Janney together. In the picture, the two are laughing and are visibly enjoying each other.
The rumor-debunking site also noted that Janney is someone of “Emmy royalty,” so it’s not surprising that she would take home awards. The outlet also reached out to Faris’ rep, who denied the report and stressed that there is no bad blood between the two stars.
Also, Faris said that she decided to leave the show because she wanted to pursue other opportunities. Chris Pratt’s ex-wife has been highly successful in podcasting; she has a lot of work other than Mom.
Moreover, with Life & Style’s reputation for publishing articles based on the statements of its undependable sources, this could be another groundless claim waiting to be debunked. So, fans of Mom should take the rumored feud lightly.
What happens after Faris’ departure
Anna Faris released a statement to make her departure from the CBS sitcom official. In her announcement, Faris said her role in Moms is one of the most fulfilling and rewarding part of her career. She also thanked everyone involved in the show and said she would be watching the next season.
Warner Bros. Television, CBS, and Chuck Lorre Production confirmed Faris’ exit on the show and said they would not recast her character in the upcoming seasons because she was their only choice for Christy’s role.
“From the inception of Mom, Anna was the first and only choice for the role of Christy,” they said in a joint statement to Us Weekly.
“We are so proud of the stories we have been able to tell during Anna’s seven years with us. We wish Anna all the best, and we thank her for her beautiful portrayal.”
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