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Gemma went on to say she believes that Christy and Bonnie are nonetheless shut, regardless of Christy having headed to Georgetown for law school. “I like to think that she also got into a happy and healthy relationship and that she is very much still a part of her mother’s life and her friends’ life,” the author shared. “We didn’t see her in the finale, but she is still part of that group.”
In addition, TV Line quoted Gemma as saying, “We felt that it was important to honor [Faris’] decision to leave the show. The audience knows that Christy traveled a great distance over seven seasons and overcame so many obstacles in order to follow her dream of becoming a lawyer, and it felt like that story had been addressed in a satisfying way, so we didn’t revisit it for the finale.”
Instead, the finale centered on Bonnie attending the marriage of Jill (Jaime Pressly) and Andy (Will Sasso), to not point out her coping with husband Adam (William Fichtner) getting identified with most cancers.
There was a short reference to Christy when Bonnie talked about her daughter whereas talking to a brand new member of her Alcoholics Anonymous group. “We’re both sober, and we love each other,” Bonnie stated. “She moved, but my point is my point.”