It’s been a long time coming, but Michelle Williams finally popped up on “Cougar Town” this year … and it wasn’t publicized! Busy Philipps revealed how it all came together.
Since the show started basically, we’ve heard about you trying to get Michelle Williams to make a cameo. How did the stars finally align for it to happen?
Well, over the summer, Michelle and I went over to Courteney’s house for a Sunday afternoon and Bill was there. We just were joking around and he said, “I have this idea for the tag of the very first episode of all the ridiculous things that are not going to happening this year on ‘Cougar Town.’” Michelle’s schedule is so insane and we had this little snippet together. [Laughs.] When it was over, she looked at me and said, “Can I stay for more?” So I said, “Well, yes! Of course!” It was so fun to do and I think it was sort of perfect that we didn’t publicize it. It was just sort of a treat for the fans of the show. We had a blast! [Laughs.] It was so fun for me to see Michelle dressed up like that, doing the accent and being Laurie’s sister. The goal was just to make ourselves laugh so we definitely did that and then I was glad when other people were excited about it, too.