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Things We Saw Today: Fleabag at 50? We’ll Take It.

It seems like all the shows that really deliver gut punches to my existence don’t want to come back—first Chewing Gum, and now Fleabag, with Phoebe Waller-Bridge, being totally fine with letting go of the character we all love.

On Late Night With Seth Meyers, Waller-Bridge talked about bringing the character of Fleabag back, someday, but not right now. “I quite like the idea of coming back to her—well, me—when I’m 50,” she says. “Because I feel like she would have had, you know, more life then, and god knows what she would’ve gotten up to. And actually seeing a character like that in a later stage of life, I think, is … is exciting, but I can’t—I think for now, she’s been through enough,” she adds. “We gotta let her go.”

I mean, you are the genius, so fine, fine. I still get to be sad about it!

(via Jezebel, image: Jerod Harris/Getty Images)

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