Sometimes life imitates art, but in McKenna Grace’s case, life imitates art a little too close.
The Handmaid’s Tale The actress revealed she underwent spine surgery in October, the same night the Hulu dystopian series aired An episode saw her character, Esther Keys, wake up in a hospital bed.
While Grace did not explain what led to her surgery, she shared that a month later, she has recovered and will “detail it all” because “who am I , who I want to be” really changed.
“Social media only reflects what we want people to know – we often don’t see the ugly, tough, less flattering side of a person and their life,” Grace tweeted The media said the post included a video of her post-surgery at the hospital and footage of her recent photo shoot. “It was easier for me to hide my struggles and insecurities, maybe write them down in a song, but it doesn’t Can’t solve them.
She went on to thank her surgeon Dr. Skaggs, his physician assistant Morgan, his nurse Elaine, her team of nurses, her parents and her friends, “They showed me I have them in exciting/fun moments, but also in the absolute lowest moments of my life. ” Grace closed her post by encouraging people to watch The Handmaid’s Tale Season 5 finale.
Four Seasons joins the series for -one-year-old Gilead’s wife Esther and joins June ( Elisabeth Moss) quickly made her mark on the rebel movement. But due to her busy schedule (currently she also starred in Peacock’s Friends of the Family limited series, there are four Project is in post-production) and can only star in three episodes of the season.
However, those scenes were very influential to the series. The scene she mentioned in her post is Esther from a coma woke up in a hospital bed and was raped by Commander Gilead and told she was pregnant. In a season of interview with showrunner Bruce Miller In the finale interview, he suggested that Esther would return for the sixth and final season of the Emmy series.
Jackie Steer Rolls contributed to this story.