'Gilmore Girls' Won't Be the Same Without This Very Important Character

HOW DARE THEY?

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Not to cast a pall over the Gilmore Girls Renaissance (opens in new tab), but HOW COULD THEY DO THIS TO SOOKIE? 

Show creator Amy Sherman-Palladino previously told TVLine (opens in new tab) that Melissa McCarthy was so "f*cking busy" being a movie star that they'd be happy to write in just a scene or even a cameo for her kooky-chef character, but now, McCarthy herself has spoken with a different take on the matter.

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Gilmore Girls Dean

Hey, look! It's Dean!

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Scheduling is approximately 90 percent of Hollywood, though, so carry on, friends, and cross your fingers Melissa's got a free afternoon. And that she's quick to forgive. 

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Chelsea Peng
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Chelsea Peng is a writer and editor who was formerly the assistant editor at MarieClaire.com. She's also worked for The Strategist and Refinery29, and is a graduate of Northwestern University. On her tombstone, she would like a GIF of herself that's better than the one that already exists on the Internet and a free fro-yo machine. Besides frozen dairy products, she's into pirates, carbs, Balzac, and snacking so hard she has to go lie down.