‘This Is Us’: Sophia Bush Confirms Lizzy Won’t Return Anytime Soon

by Jeremy Spirogis
Sophia Bush attends the Schiaparelli Haute Couture Spring/Summer 2020 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on January 20, 2020 in Paris, France.

Well, it was enjoyable whereas it lasted. The Jan. 14 episode of This Is Us Season Four launched followers to Kevin’s (Justin Hartley) newest love curiosity, Lizzy (Sophia Bush). However, Kevin and Lizzy’s love story ended simply as rapidly because it started. Nevertheless, followers speculated the This Is Us writers would finally convey the character again. But now, Bush has confirmed she gained’t return as Lizzy anytime quickly.

What occurred to Lizzy and Kevin in ‘This Is Us’ Season 4?

Sophia Bush attends the Schiaparelli Haute Couture Spring/Summer 2020 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on January 20, 2020 in Paris, France.
Sophia Bush | Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images

In the This Is Us Season Four winter finale, titled “So Long, Marianne,” Kevin has an epiphany at Thanksgiving. Kevin tells Randall (Sterling Ok. Brown) he needs to start out a household — the entire shebang. Then within the winter premiere, titled “Light and Shadows,” Kevin goes on a couple of blind dates arrange by a matchmaker. But they don’t go as deliberate and Kevin doesn’t discover his different half.

Later, Kevin and Kate (Chrissy Metz) are seen collectively at a espresso store. Ultimately, Kevin offers up on the matchmaker and says he needs to let the universe handle it. And in that prompt, Kevin sees Lizzy. So after all, he sees it as an indication.

“Kev, the universe does not work that fast,” Kate warns her brother.

Regardless, Kevin decides to speak to Lizzy they usually have a complete meet-cute second. But after hitting it off on the espresso store, Lizzy reveals she is from Chicago, not Los Angeles. So Kevin tries to bathe her with some enjoyable earlier than her flight again dwelling.

During their dialog, Lizzy reveals her favourite singer is John Legend. And after all, Kevin — who’s seeping in desperation to find love — takes her to the Hollywood Bowl for a personal live performance. Eventually, Kevin kisses Lizzy. But she stops him instantly.

As it seems, Lizzy is married and her husband has been texting her all through the day. She additionally reveals Kevin is her superstar “hall pass” and her husband informed her to “go for it” when she bumped into him on the espresso store. But Lizzy doesn’t wish to go any additional. She apologizes and awkwardly leaves. Meanwhile, Kevin is surprised.

Showrunners tease Sophia Bush’s return as Lizzy in ‘This Is Us’

After the This Is Us Season Four winter premiere, govt producer Isaac Aptaker gushed over Bush’s efficiency throughout an interview with Entertainment Weekly.

“We initially had been going to have Sophia Bush do an arc on our different present primarily based on our film Love Simon, and she or he’s simply the best particular person,” Aptaker stated. “She’s really politically engaged, she’s always traveling around, serving on panels and doing great stuff for the world, and she’s an incredible actress to boot.”

Then when talking with Glamour, Aptaker teased Bush’s potential return as Lizzy someday sooner or later.

“She might be back. We’re huge Sophia Bush fans,” he stated, noting the This Is Us crew was “charmed” and “enamored” by her efficiency they usually had been “lucky she agreed.”

Nevertheless, Aptaker additionally hinted it will be troublesome to convey Bush again as Lizzy, particularly how issues ended with Kevin.

“They have such great chemistry together,” Aptaker stated. “That said, what a devastating end to a seemingly perfect love story where she reveals that she’s married. So it seems like there’s some immediate obstacles to them ever being together in a real way.”

Sophia Bush says Lizzy on ‘This Is Us’ was short-term

Although Aptaker’s remarks about Lizzy’s return seem open-ended, it appears extra possible Bush gained’t be coming again anytime quickly. After the episode ended, a fan commented on Bush’s quick cameo on This Is Us.

“Caught up on the final 15 episodes of This is Us as a result of I heard
@SophiaBush was going to be on it,” the fan wrote on Twitter. “I believed it will be more than one episode.”

Meanwhile, Bush responded to the remark, which appeared to substantiate her one-time-only look.

“Hahaha. So sorry. Didn’t mean to crush anyone’s dreams! Besides ‘Kevin’s,’” Bush wrote, including a winky face.

Then on Jan. 20, Bush spoke with Women’s Wear Daily opened up about her guest-starring position on This Is Us.

“It was just for a moment. I know that people were quite sad when they realized I wouldn’t be staying, and I did feel bad,” Bush stated. “But the producers asked me to come and sort of play a trick on everyone, because everyone assumed I’d be here longer. We had a great time.”

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