Mandy Moore's Parents Her Toughest Critics? They Think She's 'Mean' On Parenting Show 'This Is Us'

By Amanda Moore, Parent Herald February 09, 04:00 am
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Mandy Moore stars in the new hit series "This Is Us," a family and parenting show on NBC. In the most recent episode, which aired Tuesday, Feb. 7, the actress' character did something that the earned the criticisms of her own parents. They think that her character is a mean one.

On Instagram, Moore shared screen captures of the text messages her parents sent about her character, Rebecca Pearson. On Tuesday night's particular episode of "This Is Us," Rebecca and her husband Jack (Milo Ventimiglia) were having a romantic night when she chose to drop the bomb about going on a tour with her band and leaving her family for a while.

Moore's mother told her that her character "has issues," while the actress' dad said that Rebecca is being "mean" to her "sweet and romantic" husband. The actress said her parents are "keeping it real" and it's actually great to know they follow her show as faithfully as the fans of "This Is Us."

Mom and Dad know how to keep it real. Thanks guys? #thisisus

A photo posted by Mandy Moore (@mandymooremm) on Feb 7, 2017 at 10:10pm PST

Moore has been cited for her portrayal of Rebecca though. She received a nomination for Best Supporting Actress at the recent Golden Globes, according to E! Online.

The family drama has also been nominated for numerous awards in its very first season on television. A certified hit, NBC has renewed the series for Season 2 and 3, much to the delight of its stars, TV Line reports.

"This Is Us" is created by Dan Fogelman and features a devoted mom (Moore) and a perfect husband and a dad (Ventimiglia) who was a hero to his twins Kevin (Justin Hartley), Kate (Chrissy Metz) and adopted son Randall (Sterling K. Brown). The series flashes back between decades to feature the family's years of bonding and struggles. The first season debuted on Sept. 27, 2016 and it's winding down its freshman year in March.

Have you been watching "This Is Us" too? Do you think Moore's Rebecca made a bad call and was being mean? Chime in below the comments!

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