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    "Gilmore Girls" Faves Rory Gilmore And Lane Kim Weren't BFFs Offscreen, And My Life Is Shattering

    "I wish we had more of a friendship."

    Gilmore Girls fans, I have some disappointing news.

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    Your favorite BFFs, Rory Gilmore (played by Alexis Bledel) and Lane Kim (portrayed by Keiko Agena), weren't all that close offscreen.

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    Keiko broke the news to Entertainment Tonight. She also broke my heart, because this is devastating.

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    "I wish we had more of a friendship," she said of her time working with Alexis. "That was probably a lot to do with me not making as much of an effort as I should have."

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    Keiko chalked it up to being respectful of everyone else's hectic schedules. Referring to Alexis and Lauren Gilmore, who played Lorelai Gilmore, she said, "I also think I was so — 'worried' is the wrong word — but, you know, they worked so many hours that their off-set time, I thought, was so precious to them, and I didn't want to insert myself into that time of their lives."

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    Of course, even if they weren't BFFs in their personal lives, Keiko still adores Alexis. "[She] is such a wonderful person, and I do think that as soon as I met her as a person, you just recognize that she's an intelligent, special individual."

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    "And I think that there's part of me that felt protective of her right away as a fellow actor and someone that recognizes how unique of a person she is," she continued.

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    "I think some of that is just instinctual, and I think that probably shows in how our characters related to each other that we like and respect each other right off the bat."

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    As for Rory's love life — this whole time, Keiko has been Team Jess (Milo Ventimiglia).

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    "I say that because I always felt that the main problem with Jess is that he needed to mature and find some vulnerability. I thought that was his only flaw — and it's a big flaw — but that was something that would happen over time," she said.

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    "I thought that their chemistry together and the way that they matched intellectually, he really did, their love for each other seemed genuine. And I didn't think that once he grew up that he would ever cheat on Rory or that sort of thing, whereas I always questioned Logan. That's the downside of Logan, and Dean was never the right match for her."

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    When she's right, she's right. Gotta love Lane!

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    You can check out the full interview here.