Lacey Chabert Loves ‘Home in Hallmark’ After Candace Controversy


Lacey Chabert and Candace Cameron Bure.
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Hallmark queen! Lacey Chabert has starred in additional than 30 Hallmark Channel romances and has praised her “dwelling” with the community after Candace Cameron Bure’s controversial departure from the community.

“I by no means would have thought once I did the primary one, which was known as Elevator Woman, so a few years in the past that right here I’d be discovering such a house in Hallmark,” Chabert, 40, gushed throughout a Friday, January 6, look on Reside With Kelly and Ryan. 

The Imply Women star additional opened up about why her candy romance films have constantly introduced pleasure to film viewers. “I believe it’s the goodness [and] I believe it’s the hopefulness greater than ever,” Chabert mentioned on Friday. “All of us simply want a feel-good [movie].” 

Lacey Chabert Loves Her 'Home in Hallmark' After Candace Cameron Bure Drama: 'We All Just Need a Feel-Good'

Lacey Chabert on ‘Reside with Kelly and Ryan.’
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The Celebration of 5 alum made her Hallmark debut in 2010 with Elevator Woman, through which she starred reverse Ryan Merriman. Chabert has gone on to steer greater than 30 films for the community, together with The Marriage ceremony Veil Expectations, which premieres on Saturday, January 7. (The Marriage ceremony Veil Expectations serves as a sequel to her preliminary 2022 film trilogy.)

Chabert’s candy feedback in regards to the tv community comes months after the Full Home alum, 46, left Hallmark for Nice American Household.

“My coronary heart desires to inform tales which have extra that means and objective and depth behind them,” Cameron Bure instructed WSJ. Journal in November 2022 of her transfer. “I knew that the individuals behind Nice American Household have been Christians that love the Lord and needed to advertise religion programming and good household leisure. … I believe that Nice American Household will maintain conventional marriage on the core.”

The Make It or Break It alum’s feedback, seemingly excluding the LGBTQIA+ neighborhood, swiftly sparked backlash. “All of you who know me, know past query that I’ve nice love and affection for all individuals,” Cameron Bure later wrote through Instagram, addressing the scandal. “It completely breaks my coronary heart that anybody would ever suppose I deliberately would need to offend and damage anybody. It saddens me that the media is usually in search of to divide us, even round a topic as comforting and merry as Christmas films. However, given the poisonous local weather in our tradition proper now, I shouldn’t be stunned. We’d like Christmas greater than ever.”

Following the drama, Hallmark and GAF stars alike have been vocal about their ideas on the drama. Neal Bledsoe, for his half, even walked away from GAF because of this.

“I can not take consolation from, nor will I give refuge to, those that excuse exclusion and promote division in any means, form, or type,” Bledsoe, 41, instructed Selection in November 2022. “Everyone seems to be entitled to their beliefs, and these are mine: the latest feedback made by management at Nice American Household are hurtful, unsuitable, and mirror an ideology that prioritizes judgment over love. … I may by no means forgive myself for persevering with my relationship with a community that actively chooses to exclude the LGBTQIA+ neighborhood.”

Whereas GAF has centered solely on creating romance films starring heterosexual {couples}, Hallmark’s 2022 Christmas films included a extra numerous crop of tales.