In “This Is Us” Season 1 Episode 4, Kate (Chrissy Metz) and her boyfriend Toby (Chris Sullivan) have a little “trouble in paradise.” Metz teased that when her character Kate sees Toby’s ex-wife trouble starts brewing for both of them.
Chrissy Metz sat down for a chat with People and gave an exclusive sneak peek of “This Is Us” season 1 episode 4. The new episode with be aired on Tuesday on NBC.
The 37-year-old star of the breakout series said that she met Toby in a weight loss group. She is “already dealing with her self-worth issues” and suddenly she gets to see her boyfriend’s glamorous and slim ex.
She and Toby have a fight over who the woman was who hugged Toby. The latter replies to Kate that he had told her earlier that he had an ex-wife, and it was her.
“There are some irons in the fire — there are some things we are going to uncover and discover and discard, hopefully. … Some scenes are going to pull at your heartstrings, and people relate to it because it’s just real life,” Chrissy Metz said.
The actress hinted that viewers and fans of “This Is Us” maybe lucky to catch all the stars of the series together. “Well there are holidays coming up, families do get together for holidays, so stick around,” she said.
Kate is so obsessed with Josie, Toby’s ex-wife that she stalks her and also goes to her shop. Thinking that Kate needs a job, Josie offers her a job at her shop, TV Line reports.
Kate breaks the news to Toby, who does not like it. He tells Kate that Josie cheated on him and also took away all his life’s savings.
But, Kate is adamant and values Josie’s opinion more than Toby’s. She then apologizes to Toby and they make up for the fight.
This Is Us airs Tuesdays, 9 p.m. ET on NBC.