The mystery of Jack’s (Milo Ventimiglia) death is still hanging over “This Is Us,” and it’s even more suspenseful now that they’ve gone on hiatus until Season 2 premieres. Still, we can’t help but be preoccupied with what (presumably) happens after his death that leads to Miguel (Jon Huertas) and Rebecca (Mandy Moore) being together in the future.
We’ve always been a little worried that some unfaithfulness (either physical or emotional) would drive a wedge between Jack and Rebecca; especially now that they’re separated.
According to Milo Ventimiglia though, we shouldn’t be worried about Miguel crossing that line.
“Jack and Miguel are the closest of friends, and I’m sure Miguel would be heartbroken to know that Jack and Rebecca are going through a hard time,” Ventimiglia says. “It doesn’t open doors or anything like that. I’m sure he’d be just crushed knowing that his best friend and his best friend’s wife … are going through a hard time. It’s not an opening that he’s waiting for.”
In fact, Ventimiglia says that amidst all the Perason family drama and fighting and love, it was actually a scene with Miguel that gave him a case of the feels.
“Miguel’s an honorable guy. He’s Jack’s best friend,” Ventimiglia says. “Think about Episode 15 where he gives that information to Kevin (Justin Hartley) and how he says, ‘I see a lot of your father in you.’ That makes the hair on my arm stand up, and every time he’s around he gets a piece of his best friend back. That makes me want to cry! Miguel’s a good one. Miguel’s the best.”
“This Is Us” is scheduled to return in the fall of 2017.