MEGAN Mullaly ditched an interview with Debra Messing ahead of the Will & Grace series finale.
The 61-year-old, who plays Karen Walker in the hit NBC sitcom, missed a Zoom chat with the cast on Sirius XM amid rumors of a nasty feud with Debra.
Karen was missing from the interview, which her co-stars Debra, Eric McCormack and Sean Hayes attended.
The stars talked about the comedic show coming to an end in a chat with Jess Cagle ahead of the series finale this Thursday.
They also chatted about their favorite guest stars and the cultural impact of Will & Grace over the years.
The sitcom was revived almost a decade after its last episode for its 11th and final series this year.
She appeared to talk about her rumored ongoing feud with Debra in a podcast with husband Nick Offerman back in January.
Megan first said: “I’ve been bullied – I’m 60 and I’m being bullied right now, so you know it’s a very insidious and dangerous thing and I never want to lose that happy and innocent part of myself but it’s almost like you have to kill that.
“But I never will, it’s part of who I am, it’s intrinsic to my nature.”
The 61-year-old actress continued to talk about how bullies can make you feel a certain type of way.
She said: “You think it’s your fault. They’re good at making you feel like it’s you and that you brought this on yourself.”
She then seemingly glossed over her current feud with the Will & Grace actress.
She said: “The thing that I’ve had happen – this is tough – because I’m not good at standing up to people and having boundaries. So as I’ve gotten older, I’ve thought that if anyone tried to do that now, I would try to defend myself.
“But the thing is that I’ve had a recent situation and I can’t be specific about but I had it happen and I did try to stand up for myself in certain ways and that made it a thousand times worse.
“Because the person, the bully, it just lit a fire under that person where they just tripled their efforts and it can get very dangerous.
“That’s why I don’t know what to say about it unless you have great advocates who can come in and help you, and really take charge of the situation – this was a work situation for me – it’s tough because the very nature of the bully is that once they’re challenged, they really go to town.
“Like you thought it was bad before, wait.”
She also seemed to explain why she doesn’t follow her other costars on social media or why she doesn’t interact with the cast.
She explained: “I’m pretty much on my own in this situation because the bully has recruited many of my allies to their side and now they’re not my allies anymore.”
An insider had previously talked about the actresses’ relationship and said that they are not in the greatest of terms.
The source told Radar Online: “They can’t stand to be near each other, and it created an impossible atmosphere on the set.”
According to TVLine, Megan also did not appear in two of the final season’s 18 episodes.
Megan, 61, wrote on Instagram around the time that she stopped follow Debra on social media: “One of the best feelings is finally losing your attachment to somebody who isn’t good for you!”
Megan also unfollowed most of her costars from social media, she rarely posted any pictures from the set – unlike the rest of the cast, and she even took a leave of absence.
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