Probably the greatest elements about tuning in to ABC’s Queens is witnessing rapper Eve return to her roots. In any case, the musical drama sequence follows a legendary feminine hip-hop group (aka the Nasty B*tches) attempting to reclaim their throne. Nonetheless, following the thrilling information that Eve and her husband, Maximillion Cooper, predict their first little one in February, Queens followers are questioning concerning the rapper’s future on the present. In keeping with Deadline, Eve filmed several scenes before taking maternity leave, permitting her to seem in most of season one, which premiered in October 2021.
As for her character Brianna’s storyline, there can be an open-exit, making a return seamless and doable if Queens will get picked up for a second season. Within the midseason finale on Dec. 12, we study that Brianna is in essential situation after being shot by a masked gunman, who’s later revealed as Jill’s (Naturi Naughton) ex-husband, Darren (Emerson Brooks). She flatlines throughout a dangerous surgical procedure earlier than we hear the center monitor choose again up. Inside the first few seconds of episode 9, which aired on Jan. 4, Jill, Naomi (Brandy), Valeria (Nadine E. Velázquez), Lauren (Pepi Sonuga), and Eric (Taylor Sele) are standing in entrance of Brianna’s headstone, mourning her dying. On the final second although, it is revealed that Brianna is not truly useless. From the appears to be like of it, she’s faked her personal dying and is now dwelling in Piedras Blancas, Costa Rica, along with her 5 kids. So what’s actually occurring?
In a latest Deadline interview, Queens creator Zahir McGhee hinted at Brianna’s fate in addition to Eve’s future on the present. “When Eve advised me she was pregnant, we had been extraordinarily joyful for her,” he advised Deadline. “. . . The forged and crew needed to provide her the house to take pleasure in this unbelievable time. We’ll proceed to construct the story as individuals will see in episode 9, and she’s going to stay current within the minds of our characters.” Eve’s costars Brandy, Naughton, and Velázquez are also supportive as she prepares for the start of her first little one. “Generally on set if I used to be actually drained, Naturi would converse up for me and so would Brandy, like, ‘C’mother guys, you already know she’s pregnant,'” Eve advised Essence. “That was very nice to have individuals who understood my place.”
In October, Eve announced her pregnancy via Instagram. “Are you able to imagine it @mrgumball3000 we lastly get to inform everybody!!!!! ❤️,” she captioned a photograph of herself cradling her rising child bump. “You all know the way lengthy we have been ready for this blessing!!! We get to satisfy our lil human February 2022.”
The Grammy-winning rapper has opened up about her fertility issues up to now. “As a girl, you simply suppose issues occur naturally and I felt like I used to be broken. I felt like I used to be damaged . . . The extra I held onto it, the more serious I truly felt about about myself,” she advised Essence‘s Sure, Lady podcast. “And, since I’ve shared [my experience], individuals have been so candy to me. Even within the viewers, individuals have truly come to me and hugged me and stated, ‘You deserve it. It should occur for you.'”
Queens airs on ABC on Tuesdays at 10 p.m. ET/9 p.m. CT.