THE BIG Bang Theory’s Kaley Cuoco has insisted it was a ‘blessing in disguise’ when Jim Parsons pulled the plug on the hit sitcom.
The actress starred alongside Parsons on the long-running comedy show for 12 years before its final airing in 2019.
Kaley Cuoco says the end of The Big Bang Theory was a ‘blessing in disguise’[/caption]
She played the bubbly Penny, while Parsons was the highly intelligent Sheldon Cooper, whose lack of social skills was always a focus for laughs.
Kaley, 35, made the statement during an appearance on Tuesday night’s Watch What Happens: Live with Andy Cohen.
She was asked by a fan: “Were you disappointed when Jim Parsons’ decision to leave the show ended The Big Bang Theory, when it could have gone on and on for many more years?”
To which she replied: “No, I think that is what he felt he needed at the time.
Kaley starred alongside Jim Parsons in the show[/caption]
Parsons decided to quit after 12 years on the show[/caption]
Kaley made the revelation on Watch What Happens: Live with Andy Cohen[/caption]
“And I think actually, I don’t know if my life would have taken this path if we hadn’t have ended when we did.
“So maybe it was a blessing in disguise.”
The star is currently receiving rave reviews for her HBO Max offering, The Flight Attendant.
She plays the lead in the adaptation based on the popular book by Chris Bohjalian.
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During its time The Big Bang Theory was hugely successful show and racked up 52 Emmy nominations, converting ten into wins.
The series won several awards over the 12 years[/caption]
Kaley is currently starring in the HBO Max miniseries The Flight Attendant [/caption]
When the final season was announced Parsons, 47, shared a photo of the cast from season one, and wrote: “I am so terribly grateful for the cast in this picture and the cast members who aren’t pictured here – whether they were in one scene or many episodes along the way.
“You are all my playmates that I have fallen in love with and who have become a part of my life on set and off.”
Regular cast members also included Johnny Galecki, Mayim Bialik, Melissa Rauch, Kunal Nayyar and Simon Helberg.