Is Leighton Meester in Season 2 of How I Met Your Father?

Is Leighton Meester in Season 2 of How I Met Your Father?

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The Emmy-winning series How I Met Your Mother was a hit from 2005 to 2014, cementing its position as a leading multi-camera sitcom. It sits on a pedestal alongside shows like Friends and Seinfeld. In fact, it was so successful that it spawned a spin-off series, How I Met Your Father.

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The sitcom follows millennial protagonist Sophie (Hilary Duff) as she tries to figure out herself and what she wants out of life with a close group of friends. All this happens in the present. But in the future, viewers are introduced to her older Sophie (Kim Cattrall), who tells her son the story of how he met her father.

The gender-swapped spin-off features a number of characters, including those played by Josh Peck (Oppenheimer) and Leighton Meester (Gossip Girl). What fans want to know is if the latter actor will return for Season 2 of How I Met Your Father.

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Is Leighton Meester in ‘HIMYF’ Season 2?

In Season 1 of How I Met Your Father, Leighton Meester plays a musician named Meredith who happens to be Jesse’s (Chris Lowell) ex-girlfriend and former bandmate. In the premiere episode, it was revealed that Jesse had publicly proposed to Meredith, a bold move that ended in disaster.

“I will never get married because the one girl I wanted to marry broke my heart.

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“You’re the video guy!” she yells. From there, viewers are shown a viral video showing Meredith rejecting Jesse on stage. His embarrassment is only amplified when he falls off the stage, as onlookers call him a “loser.”

“Now she’s recording her first solo album in Europe and I’m known around town as Mr. Proposal Fail,” Jesse explains.

Meredith, of course, returns from Europe and appears later in the season. She even asks Jesse to go on tour with her, but he refuses. Well, by the end of Season 1, Jesse falls in love with Sophie.

But wait. After a romantically overwhelmed Sophie (who heard Jessie say “I love you, Sophie” in her sleep) tells Jesse that he should have accepted Meredith’s offer, she decides that the two girlfriends ‘s ex-girlfriend was caught kissing. She wasn’t sure of her feelings for Jesse, but this sight broke her heart.The season finale is amazing.

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As for whether or not Leighton Meester will appear in Season 2, Today reports that viewers can definitely expect to see (and hear) more of The Weeknd Away star in the second installment.

In an interview with Variety, executive producers Isaac Aptaker and Elizabeth Berger discussed Leighton’s return for Season 2.

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“I don’t want to say too much. Obviously, [Jesse and Meredith] Kiss at the end of the season, so there’s definitely something more,” Elizabeth Berger said in March 2022. God. what did i do Back away, or we might run away together.”

Additionally, Isaac Aptaker told Leighton “I want him to sing more” in season two.

“That song, because it’s such a short episode, we only play it very briefly on the show, but she recorded more of the full version… I’d like to record more music with her on the show,” he said. Told.

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We’ll have to wait and see how Meredith weaves into the plot of HIMYF season 2.

Hulu premieres the season 2 episode of How I Met Your Father on Tuesday.


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