This is us fans were warned about the match between Kevin (Justin Hartley) and Randalls (Sterling K. Brown) ahead of the season 4 final. But still, no one was prepared for the events that unfolded on screen. Now Milo Ventimiglia, who plays Kevin and Randall’s father, Jack, has something to say about the argument. And yes, the actor’s remarks will break your heart again.
What did Kevin and Randall say in ‘This Is Us’ season 4 finale?
IN This is us The season 4 finale revealed Rebecca (Mandy Moore) that she would be participating in an Alzheimer’s clinical trial in St. Louis. Louis, Missouri. Previously, the Pearson matriarch wanted to spend the rest of his good days with his family. However, Randall convinced her to do the trial because he could not bear to lose her.
When Kevin realized that Randall was influencing Rebecca’s heart change, he confronted his brother. Randall revealed that he wanted to give Rebecca the “best possible chance.” Meanwhile, Kevin told Rebecca to make her own decisions. But eventually the conversation was discovered in a messy argument that removed years of anger.
Randall exclaimed Kevin for his former selfishness, especially for leaving the family after Jack died. Then Kevin went beyond Randall’s constant need to take care of the family and even claimed that the councilor was not doing enough to save their father.
“If I had been there, I would have gone through literal fire and I would have pulled that man out,” Kevin said.
Randall went on to remind Kevin that he was not there the night of the fire. But then he went deeper. Randall said:
He died ashamed of you. I think that’s the part that really gets you, doesn ‘t it? The shame he felt for you and the pride he felt for me. I mean, you’m not even chasing Dad’s shadow, Kevin. You’re chasing mine. But you will never be him, and you will never be me. You never know what it’s like to indulge in someone other than yourself. You’re pretending. But it’s just going to be a show. A tired, outdated performance. Like all your performances.
Kevin replied, “You know, I used to think that the worst thing that happened to me was the day Dad died. That’s the day they brought you home. Hand to God, Randall. The worst thing that ever happened to me was the day they brought you home. ”
Milo Ventimiglia, who plays Jack, reacts to the fight between Kevin and Randall over ‘This Is Us’
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This is us fans were torn as Kevin and Randall battled in the season 4 finale. The Pearson brothers have always been able to come together and support each other. But no one knows if Kevin and Randall will ever fully recover. So Ventimiglia’s response to the whole situation is not exactly surprising, especially when you consider how Jack would react.
“I was personally devastated,” Ventimiglia told Entertainment Weekly in October 2020. “You understand both views, the desire to do the best for Mom. But on top of that, it broke a little about my heart, as I played Jack and knew that Jack was not into any of this, to see his boys at odds with each other. It’s really soul-crushing. Very, very soul-crushing. ”
The actor also commented on the scene itself and noted down all the big bomb drops. As you may remember, the sequence in which Madison (Caitlin Thompson) tells Kevin that she’s pregnant with twins is woven into Kevin’s argument with Randall.
“The whole episode of the episode where it went from the boys who fought until Kevin found out [that he was a father] for the boys who fought, it was like ‘My God. What a massive seven minute story, right? ” Said Ventimiglia.
What we know about Kevin and Randall’s relationship going forward
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Kevin and Randall’s fight in This is us Season 4 finals could have been tougher than fans expected. But there is hope. In the distant future, Kevin and Randall are seen together, and they seem at least civil to each other. Then, when he spoke to The Hollywood Reporter in March 2020, creator Dan Fogelman assumed that the Pearson brothers would eventually repair their relationship.
“I think part of a part of making a drama is not afraid to let people be really flawed and really ugly, so the hope we offer and the repair we can offer is hopefully well deserved and well done when it comes, ”Fogelman said.
Nevertheless, it does not look like an easy journey. In an interview with Awards Chatter in June, Hartley said the break between Randall and Kevin is “very, very real” and that they “lost all the respect and love they have built.” However, the actor suggested that there might be something “big” to get things back to normal.
“Hopefully something happens that brings them back together,” Hartley said at the time. “It was supposed to be pretty big.”
Meanwhile, Brown recalled This is us fans that Kevin and Randall’s relationship has always been like a “yo-yo” as they come apart and together again. So it is likely that the brothers will continue the pattern going forward.
“I think when we reach that point in the future, there are other things in their minds that they are able to focus on to put the differences they have aside,” Brown said. . Deadline. “But in the next two or how many seasons we’re around, I think you’ll keep watching these brothers beat and then loose, beat and loose.
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