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How Daredevil Set Up Bullseye’s Introduction In Season 3

Major spoilers below for the entirety of Daredevil Season 3, so be sure to watch all 13 episodes before reading on.

As soon as Netflix’s Marvel deal cemented Daredevil‘s future on the small screen, fans have been amped up to see the iconic comic villain Bullseye making his introduction. Curiously, Daredevil waited until the final moments of Season 3 to get “official” about Benjamin “Dex” Poindexter’s evolution from disgruntled FBI agent to the psychologically warped supervillain. It happened, though, and when (or if) Netflix confirms Season 4’s renewal, we can anticipate Bullseye’s frightening presence within Hell’s Kitchen. So how did it happen?

From his earliest moments on screen, Wilson Bethel’s Dex showed viewers two things: his insane accuracy with projectiles, and his disregard for following most orders. As the season progressed, viewers witnessed his mental digressions, which tended to revolve around the unwilling apple of his eye, Julie. As well, Dex unwittingly had his puppet strings controlled by Wilson Fisk, who cared not how much he caused his troubled henchman.

In fact, Daredevil changed up Bullseye’s comic origins by having Fisk be almost entirely responsible for sending Dex over the edge. It’s Fisk who twists Dex’s beliefs about Matt and Daredevil. It’s Fisk who murders Julie and then pins it on the blind hero. It’s Fisk who puts Dex through a wall, breaking his back and paralyzing him.

The show held off on revealing Dex’s fate until after Matt’s happy reunion with Foggy and Karen. That very last scene took place inside an operating room, in the middle of a surgery meant to reverse Dex’s paralysis.

The person operating on Dex was none other than Dr. Oyama, who is better known in the comics as Lord Dark Wind. It was Oyama’s research and experiments with adamantium that eventually led to the Weapon X project that gave Wolverine his signature skeleton. As well, adamantium was used to heal Bullseye’s broken back, which Daredevil was actually responsible for in the comics. (He somewhat shockingly dropped the baddie from some telephone wires.)

For the TV show, Dr. Oyama says he is using cognium steel to fix up Dex’s spine. Cognium doesn’t have the deep Marvel history that adamantium does, but it’s necessary to use here since the latter alloy is exclusive to X-Men projects. Regardless of what it’s called, though, it’s going to make Dex a lot harder for Daredevil & Co. to take down. Seems like a good time to bring The Punisher in, since Bullseye and Frank Castle have a history together.

Daredevil doesn’t make it through the entire surgery, so we don’t get to see just how successful it all went. However, that final shot of a literal bullseye superimposed over Dex’s eyeball is all the on-the-nose proof we need to know the deadly comic villain has officially arrived. Now he just needs some official branding with his moniker on it.

With Wilson Fisk behind bars now, presumably for longer than just a single season, Bullseye won’t be able to actually get revenge on the man who ruined his life. So it’s presumed that he’ll have to turn his focus on Daredevil for being the person who got in the way of Dex’s ultimate revenge quest. It’s terrible news for Matt, who was already having a hell of a time stopping Dex’s vicious attacks.

If Matt had just let Dex kill Fisk (or if he’d done it himself like he repeatedly said he would), then no paralysis and no enhanced bone structures for the ruthless villain. Which still wouldn’t have guaranteed Hell’s Kitchen safety from proto-Bullseye’s wrath, but it might have kept him just sane enough to keep the lethal side of his personality under wraps.

Of course, it’s not like spending so much time inside the Daredevil suit influenced Dex’s decaying mental state in a positive way. It likely just further affected his identity issues, while also giving him his first taste of causing havoc while wearing a protective suit. Something tells me Bullseye is going to have his own comic-familiar costume to wear in the future, even if Matt never goes back to his own.

Daredevil Seasons 1-3 are currently available to stream on Netflix, and we’re hoping to hear something concrete about Season 4 sooner rather than later. While waiting to see what happens, head to our 2018 Netflix rundown and our fall TV premiere schedule for a look at everything else coming to the small screen soon.

So This Is Why Hailey Baldwin and Justin Bieber Wanted to Get Married at the Courthouse

Details are beginning to emerge about Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin’s surprise New York City wedding. According to People, it was Baldwin’s idea to have a quick ceremony at a courthouse over the summer.

“Hailey is a very bright girl. She’s not just blindly adoring Justin and doing whatever he wants,” a source close to Bieber told the magazine. “She’s wanted to be with Justin for a very long time.” While Bieber and Baldwin will reportedly have a more traditional ceremony for family and friends some time down the road, the source explained that Baldwin wanted to get married as soon as possible to solidify them “as a team,” and to prove to any skeptics that they’re the real deal.

“The city hall marriage was her idea. It was ‘you and me against the world,’” the source added. “Let’s show [everyone] we’re serious and it’s not just some crazy fling.”

The new report is in stark contrast to a previous report suggesting that Bieber and Baldwin had a shotgun wedding just because they wanted to get all the “legal stuff” out of the way. “It was more of a necessary ceremony to make it legal,” a source told People in September. “It doesn’t seem like it was a big deal to them.” Baldwin previously tried to downplay the wedding in a since-deleted tweet. “I understand where the speculation is coming from, but I’m not married yet!” Baldwin tweeted. According to a source, Baldwin needs a religious element for the wedding to feel official.

But it kind of was a big deal, because Baldwin has officially trademarked the name “Hailey Bieber,” People reports. According to The Blast, Baldwin filed the trademark for a potential clothing line. She also opened up about her husband in a recent interview with Harper’s BAZAAR. “He is incredible,” she said of Bieber. “He crushes everything. Every song, every feature. It’s crazy to see what he does. I’m always blown away.”

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The Illegal Ingredients in Your Dietary Supplements

The Illegal Ingredients in Your Dietary Supplements
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Consumers are taking dietary supplements with illegal—and potentially harmful—ingredients, a growing body of evidence shows.

A new study published online in JAMA Internal Medicine this week found experimental stimulants in dietary supplements both before and after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued public warnings about the stimulants.

The stimulants aren’t approved for human use and are believed to increase blood pressure and heart rates potentially, says Pieter Cohen, an associate professor at Harvard Medical School and general internist at Cambridge Health Alliance who conducted the study with researchers from the University of California, San Francisco. “They do things we are concerned could lead to serious health effects like heart attacks and strokes,” he says.

One of the stimulants, DMAA, was used in nasal decongestants in the 1940s but withdrawn from the market several decades later. Another, oxilofrine, was approved for use in some European countries for patients with low blood pressure, but never approved in the U.S. Two others, BMPEA and DMBA, have never been approved for use in humans but are believed to function like stimulants based on animal studies.

The researchers looked at nine weight-loss supplements, two sports supplements and one cognitive-function one and tested them for the stimulants in 2014 and 2017. The supplements were bought online but can also be found in stores, Dr. Cohen says. The study doesn’t disclose the brands or companies that manufacture the supplements.

Once the FDA issues a public warning, the expectation is that supplements containing prohibited ingredients will be removed from the market and new products won’t be added, Dr. Cohen says. But he adds that in practice, that doesn’t always happen and there is a lack of clarity over what actions must be taken and what the consequences are.

Growing Body of Evidence

The JAMA Internal Medicine study comes on the heels of another JAMA study published earlier this month by the California Department of Public Health. It analyzed the FDA’s supplement warnings from 2007 to 2016 and found that prescription-drug ingredients were in 776 dietary supplements, many even after the FDA issued public warnings about the products. There were 157 products containing more than one unapproved ingredient.

The majority of products were marketed for sexual enhancement, weight loss or muscle building. Examples included sildenafil, sold as Viagra, in sexual-enhancement supplements, steroids in muscle-building supplements and sibutramine, withdrawn from the market due to potential risks, in weight-loss supplements.

The analysis found that the FDA recalled the products less than half the time.

More than 50% of U.S. adults take dietary supplements such as vitamins, botanicals and enzymes. Supplements are classified as a category of food and aren’t tightly regulated like prescription drugs. Supplement manufacturers don’t have to demonstrate safety or effectiveness to the FDA before their products go on the market.

“The drug ingredients have the potential to cause serious adverse health effects due to misuse, overuse or interaction with other medications, underlying health conditions, or other pharmaceuticals within the supplement,” Madhur Kumar, senior author of the earlier JAMA study and a research scientist at the California Department of Public Health, wrote in an email.

The FDA is in the process of reviewing the findings, says Jeremy Kahn, a spokesman for the agency.

“The FDA is committed to doing everything within its resources and authorities to identify and remove unsafe products from the market, and we continue to work collaboratively with all of our stakeholders to help ensure that products marketed as dietary supplements are safe, well-manufactured and accurately labeled,” he said in an emailed statement.

When the FDA issues a public warning, such as in the case of the stimulants, consumers are notified that the products in question may contain an undeclared ingredient and that they shouldn’t purchase or use the products, Mr. Kahn says.

Even when the FDA issues a recall or takes enforcement action against a distributor, other distributors often continue to sell the recalled product, or distributors relabel products to evade detection, Mr. Kahn says.

Dr. Cohen, who wrote an accompanying editorial to the California Department of Public Health analysis, says the FDA needs to do more.

His previous research looked at what happens after the FDA recalls supplements that contain prescription drugs illegally and found that years after recalls, two-thirds of the supplements available for sale still contain drugs.

Another study found that Boston consumers buying one brand of a weight-loss supplement weren’t aware of a recall and were still able to purchase the supplements.

The New Findings

In 2014, the FDA made an announcement about DMAA not being permitted in supplements. By 2017, it made separate announcements about all four stimulants not being permitted in supplements.

The researchers of the new study published Monday did a chemical analysis of the supplements. It found that in 2014, despite the FDA’s announcement about DMAA, it was present in half of the supplements tested. Two other stimulants, BMPEA and oxilofrine, were found in many of the supplements.

By 2017, researchers found DMAA in two supplements, oxilofrine in nine, BMPEA in one and DMBA, previously found in none, in four.

“Whatever the FDA is doing to try to eliminate these experimental stimulants from supplements is not working and consumers are going to continue to be exposed to this if the FDA doesn’t step up and become much more aggressive in its enforcement,” Dr. Cohen says.

A Washington, D.C.-based trade group of dietary supplements and functional food manufacturers sides with researchers. Duffy MacKay, senior vice president of scientific and regulatory affairs for the Council for Responsible Nutrition, says the examples in the studies are products that are a “menace.”

“We share disdain for this type of behavior,” Mr. MacKay says. “A responsible manufacturer with a big brand name, none of this ever happens.”

Sreek Cherukuri, an ear, nose and throat surgeon in Indiana, says in recent years more patients are asking about dietary supplements. Many aren’t properly informed.

He asks patients before surgery what supplements, vitamins and herbal products they take, because these can interfere with surgery and cause thinning of the blood, he says. To help educate consumers about supplements, he started a website about a year ago.

“The vast majority of supplements don’t have any strong scientific data to validate their use,” Dr. Cherukuri says. “At best, they may not be doing what we think. At worst, they can be fraudulent or tainted and could put you in the hospital or emergency room.”

Expert Advice for Shopping for Supplements

Avoid supplements marketed for sexual health, weight loss and muscle building, which are most frequently tainted with illegal ingredients, Dr. Cherukuri says.

Do your due diligence on researching potential supplements. The majority of products are unproven. Even if they aren’t dangerous, they could be a waste of money, Dr. Cherukuri says. Be wary of bold claims or products that claim to treat a disease.

Talk to your health practitioner before starting any type of supplement.

Check products in the Council for Responsible Nutritions’ online voluntary product registry that includes about 12,000 labels.

Look for products that are certified by third parties and have seals certifying that what is on the label is what is inside the bottle, says Mr. MacKay of the Council for Responsible Nutrition. The United States Pharmacopeia certifies supplements with the USP seal. Other third-party seals include UL from Underwriter Labs and NSF from NSF International.

Write to Sumathi Reddy at sumathi.reddy@wsj.com

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Meghan Markle Wore a Polka Dot Dress From & Other Stories

Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex and queen of making affordable fashion look expensive, has already got the whole “budget-friendly maternity wear” thing down pat.

For a visit to Fraser Island during her tour of Australia with Prince Harry, Meghan donned a $129 nipped-waist dress from & Other Stories, the Swedish retailer beloved by fashion people and, apparently, royals alike.

*NO MAIL ONLINE* The Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle arrives by boat to Kingfisher Bay on Fraser Island

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She accessorized the now-sold-out dress with brown leather sandals from another favorite brand of hers, footwear label Sarah Flint, as well as sunglasses from Karen Walker—both of which are still available to purchase, if you’re quick with your check-out.

*NO MAIL ONLINE* The Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle arrives by boat to Kingfisher Bay on Fraser Island

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This marks the Duchess’s second & Other Stories outfit of the month: She wore a green button-down blouse from the brand for her and Harry’s landmark visit to Sussex on October 3. (Her chosen color quickly sold out, unsurprisingly.)

The Duke & Duchess Of Sussex Visit Sussex

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While on her royal tour, Markle has been turning to some other wallet-friendly fashion brands for her maternity style—from Reformation maxi dresses and J.Crew boots to blazers from Serena Williams’ line.

Since announcing her pregnancy last week, she’s made some seriously impressive fashion statements—but fans can expect less royal fashion inspiration over the next few days, as the Duchess dials back her appearance schdule for the latter half of her trip. (Markle gave her first pregnancy update on Friday, revealing to one fan that pregnancy was “like having jet lag,” and that she had been up that morning doing yoga at 4:30 a.m. because she couldn’t sleep.)

While we wait for more shopping tips from our favorite Duchess, you can shop polka-dot dresses similar to Marke’s sold-out & Other Stories style. Check out some of our favorites.

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& Other Stories Curved Hem Midi Wrap Dress, $99, & Other Stories

Free People Chambray Butterflies Midi Dress, $98, Free People

City Chic Sweet Nothing Polka Dot Dress, $99, Nordstrom

Mango Polka Dot Midi Dress $79.99, Mango

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Flynn Skye Valentina Maxi Dress, $152.60, Shopbop

Heartloom Brenna Polka Dot Wrap Dress, $99, Nordstrom

Missguided Twist Front Flare Sleeve Polka Dot Mini Dress, $45, ASOS

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Meghan Markle Best Fall Outfits: How To Get Her Look

If women started playing sports while wearing stilettos tomorrow, I wouldn’t be surprised. That’s because Meghan Markle has worn heels to play ball on two occasions and that’s probably enough to start a trend. For reasons that seem beyond rhyme or reason, the Duchess has unprecedented control over what everyone wants to buy. All Markle has to do is wear a piece of clothing on her body and it will immediately sell out regardless of the price tag. This is known as ‘insanity’ or by it’s more popular name, ‘The Meghan Markle Effect‘. Her influence is so powerful it caused designer Dion Lee’s website to crash because she wore one of his navy dresses during the royal tour in Australia, and her style can create waitlists that have more than 10,000 people.

Here’s an unpopular opinion: For the longest time I just didn’t get it. Sometimes I’m still not sure if I do. Of course Meghan Markle looks good in everything, she’s Meghan Markle! She’s pretty, fit, seemingly happy, and always put together. Whatever it is, it wasn’t until I recently starting working on building out my fall wardrobe that I noticed Markle’s influence trickling into my own shopping cart. Maybe it’s a latent desire to be a royal or maybe it really is just the Meghan Markle Effect coming for my closet. Nevertheless, here are some of her best fall looks and the outfit lessons they’ve taught me, plus all the pieces I’m now convinced I most definitely need.

A Major Regret Jamie Lee Curtis Has About The Halloween Movies

The Halloween franchise has been a huge part of Jamie Lee Curtis’ career. The film introduced her to Hollywood and got her career started. She’s also been part of, now thanks to the new Halloween, a total of five films in the franchise. However, while the films have clearly been important to her, she does have regrets. Specifically, Curtis now says that she regrets coming back to the franchise 20 years ago and making Halloween H2O without writer/director John Carpenter and producer Debra Hill being involved. According to Curtis…

In many ways, the brand new Halloween, which has come 40 years after the original, owes a lot to H2O, the Halloween film that was made 20 years after the original. Both films saw Laurie Strode alive but suffering from the ill-effects of having barely survived Michael Myers in the original Halloween. Overall, fans and critics mostly enjoyed H2O. It was one of the better Halloween sequels at the time, though most would probably agree the new Halloween is superior.

However, while a lot of people love that particular sequel, it seems Jamie Lee Curtis is less happy about one aspect of it. She tells Entertainment Weekly that, originally, she pitched the idea of doing a 20-years-later Halloween movie to John Carpenter and Debra Hill, and while it seems there was some initial interest in both parties to be involved, eventually they both left the project, leaving Jamie Lee Curtis as the only one returning. She wishes now that she had fought to make sure Carpenter and Hill were part of the film, though she admits she got her first big paycheck from the franchise as a result, which is probably something of a comfort.

While Curtis says she regrets being the only one who returned for H2O, she otherwise only has good things to say about the movie. She points out that the Laurie Strode of that movie is one who ran for her life, rather than the one who got ready for a fight in the new Halloween, which allowed the actress to explore post-traumatic stress in a particular way.

Unfortunately, Debra Hill could not be part of the new Halloween either, as she passed away in 2005, but John Carpenter did work on the movie as a producer and also wrote new music for the film, including an updated version of the classic Halloween theme.

Prince Harry Hopes Meghan Markle Has a Girl, Is Already Father of the Year

While attending yet another event on their royal tour of Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, and Tonga this weekend, Prince Harry gave a very telling response when some local well-wishers told him they hope Meghan Markle gives birth to a girl. As seen in a video posted by a fan account, Prince Harry was walking down a road and waving to people when someone shouted out, “I hope it’s a girl!” The Duke of Sussex then shouted back, “So do I!”

Even if the parents-to-be do find out the sex of their baby some time in the next few weeks, they won’t be sharing it with the rest of us. Royal tradition dictates that members of the royal family don’t learn the sex of their children in advance; if they choose to break with this tradition, though, they’re not allowed to reveal it to the world until the child is born.

If Prince Harry and Markle’s first child is indeed a little girl, British oddsmakers are betting she’ll be named Lady Victoria, Alice, or Diana of Sussex. A son, on the other hand, is expected to be called Albert, Arthur, or Philip—and would probably also inherit one of Prince Harry’s many courtesy titles, like Earl of Dumbarton or Baron Kilkeel.

“Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are very pleased to announce that The Duchess of Sussex is expecting a baby in the Spring of 2019,” Kensington Palace posted last Monday (October 15), confirming Markle’s pregnancy. “Their Royal Highnesses have appreciated all of the support they have received from people around the world since their wedding in May and are delighted to be able to share this happy news with the public.”

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Chris Pine Knows You’re Talking About His Penis, Is Reading The Tweets

Rolling with the obsession and just leaning into it is way more disarming than causing a stink, and at the end of the day, the whole point of movies is to get people talking and to create a little distraction in people’s lives. That’s why the most popular actors and actresses make millions of dollars for every movie they’re in. They’re adding something to society, but you can’t always choose what that something is.

Sometimes, as in his role in Star Trek, it’s a few hours of spectacle. Sometimes, as in his role in People Like Us, it’s trying to get people to really connect with the emotions of a story. And sometimes, as in this case, it’s about getting people to giggle about seeing a famous penis, which doesn’t happen very often. To me, all three of those potential outcomes are better than a movie just being forgotten, even if they were decent. There are a few examples in Chris Pine’s career that we could point to on that front, but we’ll stay away and take the high road (couldn’t help it) since he’s been such a good sport about the dick talk.

The Hate U Give’s CinemaScore Totally Murdered Halloween’s

Halloween may have slain the box office, but another film has been given top marks by audiences. Opening night audiences gave The Hate U Give the best possible Cinemascore, an A+, while Halloween was only able to come up with a B+.

Cinemascores tend to skew high as they’re decided on by surveying opening night audiences. They’re interested enough in a particular movie already to go see it opening night, which means they had an expectation they would like it. It certainly doesn’t always work out that way, as F Cinemascores happen, though they are exceedingly rare.

Still, an A+ Cinemascore is also pretty rare. No other reason film has reached such heights. It shows a near complete adoration for a film by nearly every person who saw it. Audiences are pretty in step with critics as well as the movie has received glowing reviews and currently has a 96% score on review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes.

That love hasn’t quite translated into box office success. The Hate U Give jumped into sixth place at the box office in its first week of wide release but only made about $7 million. It has made a little over $10 million overall.

This is in sharp contrast to the $77 million that Halloween made over this past weekend. Many are calling it the second best Halloween movie in the franchise which, while some of the films are not looked at positively, still means it’s better than like 10 other movies because there have been a lot of films in that franchise.

Halloween didn’t do too badly in the Cinemascore arena either. A B+ is a perfectly solid result, it would look pretty stellar if it wasn’t sitting next to that amazing A+.

The Hate U Give follows the experience of an African-American teenage girl, played to perfection by Amandla Stenberg, that’s caught between her mostly black neighborhood and her mostly white prep school when a friend of hers is killed in a police officer-involved shooting. It’s an emotional journey that may very well become a major contender come awards season, but it’s not necessarily the dry, overly dramatic piece of cinema that you might expect from the end of the year Oscar bait. It’s based on a YA novel and the film is designed to appeal to a much wider audience.

It will be interesting to see if how well this positive buzz impacts the box office for The Hate U Give overall. While the movie certainly isn’t going to be putting up Halloween numbers, it could still turn out to be a box office hit, which is something else the movie won’t have in common with many of the other awards contenders. While it had a pretty modest budget, it needs to do about three times that in order to start bringing in a profit.

How The Walking Dead Made Rick’s Upcoming Exit That Much More Depressing

Spoilers below for The Walking Dead’s latest episode, so make sure to watch before reading on.

Under showrunner Angela Kang, The Walking Dead has layered its scenes and characters with more emotional underpinnings. Predictably, Andrew Lincoln’s impending exit has added an indeterminable heaviness to Rick’s final episodes, particularly where Michonne and Judith are concerned. In “Warning Signs,” the creative team struck another heart-rending blow by having Rick and Michonne lovingly agree to try and have a baby together. This isn’t going to end well, people.

Admittedly, the episode did not shy away from cluing viewers in on the danger our heartstrings were in. Early on, Rick had a quiet moment reflecting on Carl’s death, by way of the handprint-endowed porch boards hanging on the wall. Rick and Michonne had a fun afternoon with Judith, allowing their attention to land on something other than the Savior-killer drama, the imprisoned Negan and all the other problems.

Later, when they’re alone, they discuss that old chestnut about building a future for their loved ones. It’s here that Rick introduced the idea about making their own personal contribution to the future. Though he doesn’t make a big winky face or use any explicit language or gestures, it’s clear that he’s talking about conceiving a child with Michonne.

Rick and Michonne bringing a kid into the world is a more complicated concept than one might think, judging from all the warm feelings invoked by the episode scene. For one, the supply situation still hasn’t fully been worked out (although there are less Saviors around to eat the food). As well, Michonne and Rick are two top-tier leaders within the communities, both from mental and physical standpoints, so it would be fairly problematic to have either or both once again dedicated to raising a newborn child.

Psychological complications are also worth noting here. Each of Rick and Michonne’s biological children are all dead now, and they’re raising daughter whose DNA came from Lori and Shane. While neither one of them has any outspoken regrets about it, it’s clear they would also like to have their own biological offspring to carry their combined bloodlines beyond the post-apocalypse.

However, for as beautiful as the concept of a Richonne baby may seem on the surface, fans are well aware that Rick will only be around for two more episodes in Season 9. Which generally means one of two things will likely happen.

Rick and Michonne could successfully conceive a new child that would go its whole life without knowing his or her father. Not the most ideal situation, but not the worst, as proven by Maggie and Lil Hershel. Alternately, Rick could die before the conception can happen, leaving Michonne with all kinds of “what could have been” scenarios floating around in her head.

In fact, Danai Gurira spoke at San Diego Comic-Con about her biggest Walking Dead challenge happening during Season 9’s production, when a highly emotional sequence kept getting delayed by weather. In her words:

Could it be that the turmoil Michonne will go through is tied to Rick’s offspring plan? Or will her darkest days be wholly centered on Rick’s death regardless of a possible pregnancy? There could some other reason, but it’s not the most likely guess.

I’ll admit that in all the ways I’ve envisioned The Walking Dead attempting to make Rick’s departure as powerful as possible, I didn’t envision Rick and Michonne wanting to give Judith a baby sibling to love on. Honestly, I can’t even decide how I want that situation to turn out, although I feel safe sticking with “whatever Michonne wants.”

Are you guys ready for the gut punch that’s coming when Rick says farewell? Be sure to tune into The Walking Dead every Sunday night on AMC to see how it all gets resolved. Our fall TV premiere schedule can offer some fine alternative programming for those needing some lighter fare throughout the work week.