‘Sweet Magnolias’ Cast Shares Costar Secrets: Video


Pour one out! After working collectively for 2 seasons on Netflix’s Sweet Magnolias, the present’s main girls are simply as welcoming and pleasant as their onscreen counterparts.

While JoAnna Garcia Swisher (Maddie Townsend), Brooke Elliott (Dana Sue Sullivan) and Heather Headley (Helen Decatur) have their on-camera disagreements with Jamie Lynn Spears’ Noreen Fitzgibbons, whom Maddie’s husband Bill Townsend (Chris Klein) left Maddie for, their actual lives couldn’t be any additional away from how they act in scenes.


“She is a dear friend and a wonderful mother,” the Privileged alum, 42, gushed concerning the Things I Should Have Said writer, 30, completely to Us Weekly forward of the Netflix season 2 premiere.

While Headley, 47, didn’t have many scenes with Spears, the 2 actresses immediately bonded over related phases of motherhood.

“Jamie Lynn and I have not had many scenes together because, you know, Helen is not too fond of her. She’s getting there,” the Broadway veteran informed Us. “But Jamie Lynn has always been so sweet. She’s so professional and kind and soft-spoken and just a sweet, very kind heart trying her best to be a good mommy and a good wife [to husband Jamie Watson].”

Jamie Lynn Spears
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Headley continued: “I appreciate that in her. I didn’t know what to expect when I was gonna run into Jamie Lynn, you know, and found myself just sitting with her and, and we would talk and laugh and giggle. When I came into the show, my baby was 3 months old and hers [daughter Ivey, now 3] was about a year and so she was understanding me, you know, breast-feeding in the trailer and pumping. And so, she’d be like, ‘Just do this and get this and get this for that.’ … But it was great to have, you know, that [advice] from her.”

Season 2 of the Netflix drama picked up the place its first season — which premiered in May 2020 — left off as viewers realized who was concerned in a terrifying automobile accident alongside Maddie’s son Kyle Townsend (Logan Allen). In the brand new episodes, the three Corner Spa house owners continued to handle their friendships and romances, alongside parenting and their busy careers. While the Zoey 101 alum’s pregnant character left Serenity by the primary season’s finish, she finally got here again forward of her first baby’s start. There, she reconnected with Maddie and her youngsters as she ready to embark on her personal motherhood journey with daughter Rebecca.

To discover out what the Sweet Magnolias girls stated about the remainder of their costars, try the video above!

Season 2 of Sweet Magnolias is now streaming on Netflix.

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