Jennifer Coolidge Wants ‘White Lotus’ Husband to Brutally Die


Jon Gries, Jennifer Coolidge.
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Candy revenge. Jennifer Coolidge hopes her former costar Jon Gries returns to White Lotus so his character, Greg, will get precisely what he deserves.

“My hope for Jon is that he’s not completed with Greg,” the actress, 61, mentioned of her former costar whereas chatting with The Bear star Jeremy Allen White for Selection’s Actors on Actors, which was revealed on Monday, June 5. “I hope there’s some comeuppance for evil Greg.”

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Coolidge performed Tanya on the HBO anthology collection, an heiress who fell in love whereas with Greg whereas on trip in Hawaii in season 1. The pair returned married and on an Italian getaway in season 2. They had been the one characters to seem in each seasons of White Lotus, however Coolidge hopes for Tanya’s sake that Greg reveals up in season 3.

“I feel he ought to, I don’t know, find yourself in a meat-grinding machine,” the Legally Blonde star quipped.

With the honeymoon section lengthy over, Tanya and Greg’s romance had a grotesque ending. They weren’t capable of see eye to eye, so she ended up spending time with Quentin (Tom Hollander) and his mates as a substitute. After rising suspicious of her new pal, Tanya realized that Greg is perhaps making an attempt to kill her to get her fortune.

Whereas on her method again to the resort by way of boat, she discovered a gun and killed Quentin together with nearly everybody else on the vessel. Whereas making an attempt to achieve entry to the dinghy, Tanya fell and hit her head. Her physique washed up on the seaside the subsequent morning — and nobody questioned Greg’s potential connection to the occasions that happened on board.

Although Coolidge received a Primetime Emmy Award, Golden Globe and Display Actors Guild Award for her work, she isn’t anticipated to seem within the third season of the HBO hit. “Mike [White, showrunner] was searching for a giant Italian opera ending, and it was massive and dramatic, so he wished me to die for a lot of causes. However I additionally assume Tanya’s rather a lot,” the Massachusetts native mentioned. “Perhaps folks would get sick of her on one other season. Perhaps folks could be like, ‘Oh, my God. Eliminate Tanya!’”

Nevertheless, she hopes her character seems in a brand new kind. “But when Tanya may come again in any kind, perhaps she may come again as a seagull and poke Greg’s eyes out,” she steered.

White Lotus season 3 doesn’t but have a premiere date.