Melissa McCarthy Describes Her ‘Sentimental’ Return to Stars Hallow

“It was just lovely.”

When Melissa McCarrthy announced she wouldn’t be reprising her role as Sookie St. James on the Gilmore Girls Netflix revival, fans were devastated. How would Lorelai survive without her business partner and best friend?!?! Luckily, McCarthy figured out a way to fit GG in her schedule and revealed on Ellen, she would, in fact, be returning to Gilmore Girls. Now, McCarthy is revealing exactly what it was like to return to Stars Hallow.

“I went back and visited about two weeks ago and saw the sets again and everybody on them and it just felt — oh, my God, I get so sentimental,” McCarthy told Us Weekly“It felt like the greatest idea in the world. It was just lovely. It was just lovely.”