This is us Star Chris Geere, who plays Phillip, the man who became Kate Pearson’s (Chrissy Metz) second husband, had a seemingly impossible task. However, he had little time to prove to the drama’s longtime viewers that his presence on the series mattered. That he was good enough for the show’s beloved “Katie Girl” shortly after the heartbreaking end of their marriage TobyChris Sullivan. Geere confirmed his role on the series, noting that Kate “is dating the guy she wants.”
Phillip and Kate’s relationship didn’t develop overnight
Although it seemed like the couple’s relationship grew overnight, Kate and Phillip were friends for some time before moving on to a more permanent move.
In the series’ timeline, Kate and Phillip became friends in the present day. As her boss, their relationship grew over time.
However, he spent more time with Kate and her children with Toby; Jack and Hailey. Phillip’s once hardened heart towards love softened and he saw Kate in a different light.
Perhaps the most important scene of the April 12 episode “KaToby” was when Kate asked Phillip why he was dating her. What drew him to her?
He then shared that he, too, had a “chaotic” life. Phillip spoke of his wife who was blind. The couple had trouble conceiving. After three rounds of IVF, she wanted to try a fourth. He said no. As she was leaving home to live with her mother, she was hit and killed by a drunk driver.
“I’m trying to be happy again, and you make me happy,” he says. “So that’s what I do.”
Kate is “with the guy she wants,” Chris Geere said
It hasn’t escaped Geere the importance of the role he took on in becoming Kate’s second husband after Breakdown of her marriage to Toby.
In conversation with Weekly entertainmentGeere explained his attitude towards Phillips and Kate’s union.
“She’s with the guy she wants. I hope I can portray this guy,” he said.
Despite his tough exterior, Phillip is a man who has created a facade that will keep him from getting hurt again.
As a result, Geere alludes to the emotional injuries the character has sustained and the protective armor he is wearing.
“There’s a phrase that says ‘Hurt people hurt people,’ and it’s hurt,” says Geere.
“It’s a combination of past relationships, the current state of the world and his disgusting views. He’s a miserable person, but underneath he’s a really nice person. It’s going to be great fun hacking into these things.”
Phillip will ultimately be Kate’s happily ever after
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As viewers learn at the end of the episode, Kate and Phillip live a long life together.
They are an older couple and attend a performance by Kate’s son Jack (Blake Stadnik) at a small club. Joining the duo are Jack’s wife Lucy (Auden Thornton), Toby (Chris Sullivan) and his wife Laura (Alexis Krause).
Furthermore, this brief scene effectively puts Kate’s fate to rest.
In short, fans believed the character had died many years earlier. She wasn’t with her mother Rebecca’s (Mandy Moore) bed in a flashforward scene.
However, in “KaToby,” Kate lived around the year 2043, which is speculated to be the date of Jack’s appearance and rise to the heights of the music business.
meeting reports that Kate and Phillip will marry in 2026 and Rebecca’s vigil will be in 2032.
Kate and Phillip’s wedding and all the pieces of the Pearson family story jigsaw puzzle will come together in the April 19 episode “Wedding Day.”
This is us airs Tuesdays at 9 p.m. EST on NBC.
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