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The Handmaid’s Tale’s Amanda Brugel on Why Everyone Underestimates Rita

Spoilers for season 4 episode 4 of The Handmaid’s Tale, “Milk” below. When Rita (Amanda Brugel) steps off the plane and into Canada at the end of The Handmaid's Tale season 3, it’s one of the show’s rare moments of relief. Finally, a character who is good and kind—as we slowly but surely come to discover—makes it to safety. But with a two-year stretch before season 4, fans were left wondering: What will Rita do next?
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‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Season 4: Serena Joy’s Baby Should Be Raised by Rita, Amanda Brugel Says

The Handmaid’s Tale Season 4 revealed Serena Joy’s pregnancy before the season started. With a pre-season reveal like that, it must mean her pregnancy won’t go as smoothly as she hopes. While Serena Joy and Fred Waterford are determined to win their legal battle and be with their child, Amanda Brugel revealed she thinks the baby should be put in Rita’s care.