Friends's Ross and Rachel Weren't Originally Supposed to Go on a 'Break'
The one where we're feeling mixed emotions ...
A new Friends secret about Ross and Rachel's relationship has just been revealed by executive producer and director Kevin S. Bright, and we're not sure how to feel about it.
You remember the infamous "break" that Ross and Rachel took, which ultimately led to them breaking up? Well apparently, that initial "break" wasn't even supposed to happen.
"When Ross and Rachel was planned it wasn’t planned that way, that came a little bit later," Bright said of the storyline. "It allowed us to have fun with the show and give people something to root for."
According to Mashable, the show's creators, Marta Kauffman and David Crane, decided to just rip the bandage off along with the hearts of millions of viewers when they added Ross and Rachel's split because they felt their relationship needed some tension.
"I thought what Marta and David did which was such a brilliant and brave move with their relationship," Bright said. "As soon as everyone got their wish, the wish was taken away. It made it so much better when they did get together."
"Brilliant" isn't exactly the word we'd use to describe the sadness we all experienced during Ross and Rachel's breakup, Bright, but let's agree to disagree.