Julianna Margulies Is Not Returning to ‘The Morning Present’: Reporttheinsiderinsight

Season 4 of The Morning Present could also be down one TV star!

Julianna Margulies reportedly gained’t be returning to The Morning Show as Laura Peterson, the on-again-off-again love curiosity to Reese Witherspoon’s character because the second season, in line with Variety

PEOPLE reached out to Margulies’ reps for remark.   

Thought of Apple TV+’s flagship collection, The Morning Present introduced in Margulies, 58, to play an LGBTQ+ character who falls in love with Witherspoon’s character, Bradley Jackson.  

Julianna Margulies and Reese Witherspoon in a ‘The Morning Present’ scene.

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The three-time Emmy winner has beforehand addressed considerations about cisgender, heterosexual actors taking over LGBTQ+ roles.

“We’re all making assumptions as to who I’m and what my previous is, and what all of our pasts are,” Margulies advised CBS Mornings Monday in 2021.

“I perceive one hundred pc that I can’t play a special race, however I’m an actress, and I’m speculated to embody one other character,” she added. “No matter their sexuality is doesn’t matter to me, the identical manner watching a homosexual individual play a straight individual.”

Extra lately, in 2023, Margulies confronted backlash for criticizing the Black and LGBTQ+ communities over their perceived lack of assist for Israel amid its ongoing battle towards Hamas.

In response, Margulies advised PEOPLE in December, “I’m horrified by the truth that statements I made on a latest podcast offended the Black and LGBTQIA+ communities, communities I actually love and respect.” 

Julianna Margulies in a ‘The Morning Present’ scene.

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“I wish to be 100% clear: Racism, homophobia, sexism, or any prejudice towards anybody’s private beliefs or id are abhorrent to me, full cease,” her assertion continued. “All through my profession I’ve labored tirelessly to fight hate of all variety, finish antisemitism, converse out towards terrorist teams like Hamas, and forge a united entrance towards discrimination.”

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”I didn’t intend for my phrases to sow additional division, for which I’m sincerely apologetic,” Margulies concluded.

Manufacturing on the fourth season of The Morning Present is scheduled to start in July, with stars and govt producers Witherspoon and Jennifer Aniston returning. Billy Crudup, Mark Duplass, Greta Lee, Karen Pittman, Nestor Carbonell are additionally more likely to return to spherical out the forged.

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