Have you ever had to kill people because they had already killed your friends and were coming for you next? Have you ever done things that made you feel afraid of yourself afterward? Have you ever been covered in so much blood that you didn’t know if it was yours or walkers’ or your friends’? Huh? Then you don’t know.
“The two of those characters are so similar. They go on a journey that’s not about them, basically. They interact with each other, but it kinda goes down a rabbit hole into something else… . It’s a complicated story. One of the episodes this year has a really sweet, heartfelt moment with them, and it’s one of my favorite things that we shot this season. Yeah, those two will forever have each other’s backs. Forever. And I’m glad we didn’t do an episode early on where we make out behind the bushes, you know what I mean? I’m glad we made it real. I think we played that the right way. And we got a lot of heat for it, from the shippers and stuff, but I’m glad we played it real, and it turned into a real relationship. She’s one of my best friends, just like all these guys, and she’s an amazing actress. Super talented, super honest. You can’t go wrong when you’re in a scene with Melissa.”-Norman Reedus