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This Very Important Character Is Going To Be Missing From The 'Gilmore Girls' Revival


Netflix's mini “Gilmore Girls” revival was only confirmed on Friday, but we're already counting down the days until we can listen to Rory and Lorelai's adorable mother-daughter banter again.

Unfortunately, we won't be able to totally re-live the glory days of “Gilmore Girls,” because according to Melissa McCarthy, aka Sookie, aka the funniest character on the show, SHE WASN'T EVEN INVITED BACK.

I'll let that sink in for a second while you contemplate how the flying eff they could even make a GG reunion without Sookie.

Here's what McCarthy said, presumably after being pestered by millions of fans:

Um. What? Show creator Amy Sherman-Palladino doesn't even know either — apparently, she wants Sookie to join in.

She says,

Presumably, McCarthy's agents assumed she was too busy with her sitcom “Mike & Molly” to return to a silly little town like Star's Hollow to hang out with old friends.


Seriously. If Sookie doesn't make an appearance on the “Gilmore Girls” reprisal, you will not hear the end of it from me. And I drink more coffee than Lorelai, so I won't run out of energy. Ever.

Citations: Why Wasn't Melissa McCarthy Invited to Come Back to 'Gilmore Girls'? (Complex)