Lauren Cohan Reveals The Scene That Almost Made Her Leave The Walking Dead

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Method acting can take a toll on the cast members burdened with characters who find themselves in gruesome, horrific, and terrifying situations. The Walking Dead cast members are exposed to these types of moments on a weekly basis.

One cast member revealed on Inside the Actors Studio that a particular scene from the show's third season made her consider leaving the show.


"The script where Maggie has to give the character Lori a C-section to save the baby that goes on to be the baby Judith," Maggie actress Lauren Cohan starts. "So, I went two doors down and I knocked on Steven [Yeun]'s door and said, 'I have to leave the show. I don't think I can do it.' It affects you so deeply to the core to touch on, to dive into this material and then I realized that's why I have to do it. Because the outcome of that, as heinous and as sleeplessly that affected me and I'm sure it affected people that watched it, we watch to feel and to hopefully honestly portray something and bad stuff happens. What's the point in not getting real about it?"

The Walking Dead cast will appear on Bravo's Inside the Actors Studio on February 11 at 8 PM ET, ahead of the The Walking Dead's Valentine's Day return on AMC.

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