Actress sheds a tear over Lost

Cynthia Watros, who played Libby on the hit show Lost until this week, is reported to have wept when producers told her of her character's fate. TV Guide says that when Watros was informed of the death of her character, over the phone, the actress "took it hard."

"She was sad," executive producer Carlton Cuse told the magazine. "When we make those calls, they're incredibly hard calls to make. I think, obviously, people like working on the show. It's not a bad job to be living in Hawaii and working on a successful television series. Truthfully, she did take it kind of hard, which motivated us to help her get another job."

The job Cuse helped her get was in the pilot for an upcoming CBS sitcom, My Ex Life, starring Tom Cavanagh. When news hit that Watros had been cast in the new show, "Losties" knew that Libby's time was probably up.

In the short time she was on the show, Watros, along with fellow Lost newbie Michelle Rodriguez, managed to get arrested for drunk driving on the Hawaiian island where the show is filmed. Now, coincidentally, both of the characters that the actresses played are dead.

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Cyndy!!
Cyndy was... is... my second cousin... they killed her off!! =( ah well.. her new show My Ex-life sounds like reba... the one parent thing has been done already! Lost was so original... poor cyndy!
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I really loved Libby. I'm so sad to see both of them go. Her character especially had a lot of potential.

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It's a pretty good publicity stunt, will give the show some inches having this coincidence. However, just like boone's death, it's propelled the events that are leading us to the finale.

Michelle Rodriguez is, funnily enough, great at dying. The way she reacted to being shot was probably her best bit of acting in the show. Her 'zombie' in Resident Evil was also probably superior to her actual character.

The real damage is the loss of Libby, who the audience don't know enough about to care for her yet. The focus was on Hurley.

But, what I hate most is Lost's habit of doing bordeline nothing in the middle of the season then unloading this. Last week's episode was fantiastic, but there's no reason why most episode's can't be to that standard.
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I really liked her character :(
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are we going to find out what she was doing in the loony bin? this is all i care about!! let's be honest, that was looking to be a really good storyline for her and hurley.
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I guess its hard to loose something that you love doing keep your head up.
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Yes of course disney doesnt want people drink driving....anyway it sucks that she died
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I'm mad! Why did they do this? They say for more of an emotional punch, she wasn't originally supposed to be killed. It's sad that a great character with a great and unsolved backstory has been killed to make an episode more emotional. I will still watch Lost, but the writers and producers are dead (insert curse word here) to me. I hope they burn in (an extreamly hot place, like a volcano) over this.
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I really enjoy Cynthia Watros and got pretty excited when i found out she'd be a regular on LOST in season 2. it's just too bad they never did anything with her character, the creative team really dropped the ball there.
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only jokin, i dont no hu she is neway
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Good, I hate that bitch anyway
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Michelle said she only wanted to do it for one season, so, okay. That death is excusable. What about Libby? It sounds like Cynthia Watros had no idea that would happen.
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It's so obvious that they killed them for the DUI's that I'm starting to think they did plan it...Still I don't see the point of her dead and I've never believed the writers on lost plan ahead.
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what is hurley going to do with out her!!!
awwwwww, poor Harvey!, least he isnt the dead one!
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Cynthia's career has been a train wreck since she left Guiding Light.
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Poor Cnythia
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Poor Libby.
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Libby we will miss you :(
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Well the death of Libby was tottaly uncalled for and added absolutely nothing to the story. I guess DUI is pretty high on the execs shit-list.
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You shouldn't feel sorry for her. It was her own fault. Of course we only hear one side of the story but she should have seen it coming.
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If I was the crew of Lost, I would have sacked her at the start, Disney doesn't want people drink driving!!
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I don't see any point in killing her character off, besides leaving her to be a huge mystery. She didn't even get her own episode, not even a last name, she's just "Libby". They said they didn't see where they could take her next year and they didn't think the Hurley relationship would take off. We better have a good pay off here, she was my favourite Taily.
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By the way, according to the producers there will be flashbacks involving Libby in s3, to resolve some of the questions surrounding her char.
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Well Hurley was a patient too so....too bad for her but her character in regards to the show wasn't that important except to his character.
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Watros was suppose to be a mental patient. Did the Island cure her too? We will never know.
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I watched Michelle on Jay Leno and she said she knew from the beginning it would be a one season thing because she really didn't want to do TV.
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Well no wonder she and Rodiguez got drunk. There characters are dead.
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It sure didn't help them tho, btw, they finished Ana-Lucia story with a neat bow-tie, Lilly's story was barely begin to develop, anyway, at least it made a good episode in a very mediocre season.
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for the 50th millionth time.

THEY. DID. NOT. GET. KILLED. BECAUSE. OF. THE. DUI'S.

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A pity. Her character had so much more potential.
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poor Cynthia Watros
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Note to actors of Lost. Get in legal trouble, start finding a new job.
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