A stunning exit. When Emily VanCamp left The Resident forward of the Fox medical drama’s fifth season, it was an enormous shock to followers. However, main man Matt Czuchry, nevertheless, knew all alongside what was coming.
“I truly knew some time in the past. I used to be one of many first individuals she had informed, and she or he mentioned she wished to start out a household,” Czurchry, 44, informed TVLine after the Tuesday, October 5, episode aired. “I used to be fully supportive of that and had been, of her, from the start, when it comes to our partnership and relationship on the present and likewise as buddies.”
The Resident‘s fourth season ended with VanCamp’s Nic Nevin welcoming daughter Gigi with husband Conrad Hawkins (Czuchry) — and didn’t seem to depart the characters in any hazard. Season 5, which started in September, picked up 9 months later with Nic taking a spa journey, leaving Conrad and Gigi alone for lower than two days.
The dad survived his first solo evening together with his daughter, however he started to get nervous when Nic was late to return again house in episode 2. The second hour of the season ended with the police at his doorstep to disclose that his spouse was in an accident. Nic formally died resulting from her accidents in episode 3.
The sudden loss of life left the viewers heartbroken, particularly since they believed Conrad and Nic have been endgame. However, the writers didn’t all the time intend for Nic to fulfill an premature finish. Ultimately, it was VanCamp’s determination to depart The Resident.
While Nic was pregnant onscreen, VanCamp, 35, was — unbeknownst to viewers on the time — additionally anticipating her first baby with husband Josh Bowman. The Everwood alum saved her being pregnant quiet till saying the start of her daughter, Iris, in August.
Shortly after the newborn’s arrival, it was reported that VanCamp was leaving the medical drama.
“It’s such a bittersweet second for me,” VanCamp informed Deadline after Nic’s loss of life aired on Tuesday. “I cherished doing The Resident a lot for the 4 years I used to be on it. Oftentimes you hear about somebody exiting a present as a result of one thing dangerous had occurred or there was some dangerous blood. But on this case, it’s the precise reverse. There’s nothing however love and respect between all of us and this determination was not a straightforward one for anyone however it was the precise one for me, personally. I’m grateful that I used to be met with understanding and compassion.”
The actress even added that she is “completely” keen to return again for a cameo or flashback scene. Though a double was used to play her physique within the hospital in episode 3, VanCamp lent her voice to the present for Nic’s last cellphone name with Conrad. Another look isn’t out of the query.
“Never say by no means,” she teased.
In an interview with Entertainment Tonight, VanCamp revealed she truly was presupposed to be within the first couple episodes of The Resident season 5, however she needed to again out resulting from “private causes.”
She continued, “It was an enormous disgrace as a result of I wished to and that was the plan all alongside, so the timing of the whole lot was fairly unlucky. But I’m actually so amazed at what they have been in a position to do and grateful that they have been in a position to pull it off as effectively. Those conversations occurred, and naturally, I might’ve cherished to have gone again however life occurred.”
Scroll down for the whole lot we all know thus far about Nic’s loss of life and VanCamp’s exit on The Resident: