5 Odd Facts About 'This Is Us' Stars That Will Make You Look At Them Differently

Date June 22, 2018 14:42

'This Is Us' has fast become one of the most talked-about TV shows right now. One of the reasons for this is its impeccable cast and the chemistry they all seem to have on set.

To learn more about them, check out these five quick facts.


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1. Before it aired, Milo Ventimiglia believed the show would be a hit.

The actor revealed that he agreed to be a part of the project because he related to most aspects of the script and he was sure other people would as well. It would feel like "it was plucked from their own life," he said.

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2. That shirtless scene.

After the episode that showed Milo shirtless and sitting on a bed aired, it was talked about for a long while. The actor would later reveal that filming that scene made him nervous. Well, we think it turned out alright.

3. Chrissy Metz has to lose weight in real life.

The actress plays the character Kate who struggles with weight loss on the show. Evidently, Chrissy is also required to lose weight in real life as well. She signed a contract, before joining on, that the character will lose some weight for real as she finds herself.

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4. Mandy Moore childbirth research.

The actress revealed in an interview that before the scene where her character gives birth, she had to watch childbirth videos to make sure she kept it realistic.


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5. Chrissy and Mandy are great friends in real life.

Their characters on the TV show do not get along very well. But in real life, Chrissy Metz and Mandy Moore are very good friends. "I just love her, and she’s just like a perfect human," Chrissy once said about her fellow cast member.

Knowing all of these, don't you just love the show that much more?

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