5 Devastating Reasons the Pearson Family Could Be Going to Visit Rebecca on This Is Us

POPSUGAR Entertainment | 2/7/2019 | Kelsie Gibson
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This Is Us really knows how to keep us guessing. The show is known for its dramatic twists, but it really threw us for a curveball when it showed future Randall and Tess going to visit someone at the end of season two. Since then, fans have been going crazy trying to solve the show's next big mystery. While we finally know that Rebecca is the mysterious "her," the next big question on everyone's mind is: why is everyone going to visit her?

Seeing that the flash-forward is the show's final timeline, it seems like Rebecca's fate will have a pretty big impact on not only the characters but also the story as a whole. In the flash-forward, the Pearson matriarch would be in her 80s, and we can't help but wonder if the "her" mystery will result in Rebecca dying. While Mandy Moore wouldn't give us any hints about what's to come, she did confirm to POPSUGAR that it will be pretty intense. "In typical This Is Us fashion, it is true to life," she said about her character's fate on Feb. 4. "But it costs a lot. It's going to be a lot for people to digest emotionally, but it's real." What could be that emotional? Well, we have a few ideas:


What could be more emotional than having Rebecca die in a similar way to Jack? During an interview with Entertainment Weekly, Susan Kelechi Watson said that the flash-forward with Rebecca feels like "completion in a way." Sterling K. Brown added that "the way that the show begins, it ends in a way that makes sense." As you might recall, the series first starts with Rebecca and Jack welcoming their triplets in a hospital. Having the show end with Rebecca saying goodbye to her triplets in a hospital would...
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