Kristina Braverman (Monica Potter) has battled cancer throughout the current fourth season of "Parenthood." On this week's highly-anticipated episode, Kristina's health took a turn for the worse on Christmas Eve and she went into septic shock, leaving fans were worried it could be the end of the line for "Parenthood's" supermom.
Below, Potter talks about Kristina's fate for Season 4, filming that video message for her three TV kids, acting high, being directed by her TV husband, her connection to breast cancer and more.
What was your reaction to finding out Kristina's health would take a turn in this week's episode?
I didn't really know what was going to happen. I mean, I was hoping that she would be OK at the end of the episode, but I wasn't 100 percent sure. The whole season's been sort of like a roller coaster, but the episode itself was a mini roller coaster. I didn't want to do this episode for shock value and ratings. That was the biggest thing for me. I wanted it to be how things really happen. I questioned the whole thing about her condition and can things really turn this quickly? And apparently, they can. I haven't seen the episode yet, but everyone's really proud of it and I think we did a pretty good job. Read More...