Chloe Sevigny Versus 'Big Love'
Chloe Sevigny Versus 'Big Love'
Glenn Diaz
Glenn Diaz
Staff Writer, BuddyTV
By this time, everyone's probably heard of Big Love star Chloe Sevigny's "awful" outburst about the show that had earned her a Golden Globe recently for playing crazy second wife Nicki. Long story short, she called the last season of Big Love "awful" and "very telenovela," an opinion that, in all fairness to her, is shared by not a few people.

HBO replied that Sevigny's comments were probably taken out of context, to which she agreed and added that she was just exhausted and was "provoked." She apologized to the Big Love creators, who accepted. The AV Club posted the audio recording of the interview and stood by its story. If you're like most people, you'd agree that there was absolutely no provocation.

Of course, it's not as if Sevigny said something remotely new. Her observations, specifically identifying storylines like Bill's (Bill Paxton) bid for the senate and the Mexico thing, were all almost universally considered fair. And Sevigny herself has backtracked that the nine-episode limit may have been the culprit.

"I think next season, they're going to go back to more just the family," she said in the same interview.

Read: 'Big Love' Season 5: What to Expect?

As for her fears of revenge from the Big Love bosses by killing off Nicki, Sevigny said she'd take it, if it makes sense. That, however, will surely send a lot of viewers packing.

"If [Will and Mark] think that [killing Nikki] benefits the story, than so be it. I'm a team player. I really am. I signed on for six seasons after only reading the pilot and meeting with them and believing in them and seeing their genius, and whatever they choose to do, I'm going to support them and do the best job I can do."

Big Love season 5 will air early next year.

(Image courtesy of HBO)

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