EXCLUSIVE: Melissa McCarthy adamant she's not returning to 'Gilmore Girls,' but 'thrilled they are doing it'

EXCLUSIVE: Melissa McCarthy 'Thrilled' Netflix Revived 'Gilmore Girls,' But Still Not Returning

Despite hopeful fans and a teasy photo from co-star Yanic Truesdale, it looks like Melissa McCarthy is definitely not returning to Stars Hollow for the Netflix continuation of Gilmore Girls.

"I am thrilled that they are doing it," McCarthy, who played chef Sookie St. James for seven seasons on the hit series, told ET's Kevin Frazier while promoting her upcoming film The Boss. "I am not doing it."

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The breakout comedian says she hasn't heard any details on how creator Amy Sherman-Palladino plans to write around her crucial character, but her on-screen husband, Jackson Douglas, is returning to the series.

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EXCLUSIVE: Melissa McCarthy adamant she's not returning to 'Gilmore Girls,' but 'thrilled they are doing it'
Melissa McCarthy, star of 'Gilmore Girls,' is currently appearing at the Groundling Theater on the weekends. For My Favorite Weekend column. (Photo by Myung J. Chun/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD - JANUARY 11: Actress Melissa McCarthy attends the WB Network's 2003 Winter Party at the Renaissance Hollywood Hotel on January 11, 2003 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
Melissa McCarthy during Behind The Scenes Of 'The Gilmore Girls' at The Academy Of Arts And Sciences Leonard H. Goldenson Theater in North Hollywood, California, United States. (Photo by Mark Sullivan/WireImage)
UNSPECIFIED - DECEMBER 29: Medium shot of Melissa McCarthy as Sookie and Lauren Graham as Lorelai. (Photo by Patrick Ecclesine/Warner Bros./Getty Images)
PARK CITY, UT - JANUARY 21: Actress Melissa McCarthy and husband Ben Falcone arrive for the premiere of 'The Nines' at the Eccles Theatre during the 2007 Sundance Film Festival on January 21, 2007 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Getty Images)
Melissa McCarthy at the Ritz Carlton in Pasadena, California (Photo by John Sciulli/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 18: Actress Melissa McCarthy arrives to the premiere of 'Just Add Water' at the Directors Guild of America on March 18, 2008 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by John Shearer/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES - APRIL 19: MIKE & MOLLY is a comedy from Chuck Lorre ('Two and a Half Men,' 'The Big Bang Theory') about a working class Chicago couple who find love at an Overeaters Anonymous meeting. Billy Gardell plays Mike Biggs, a cop, and Melissa McCarthy portrays fourth-grade teacher Molly Flynn. MIKE & MOLLY will premiere this Fall, Mondays (9:30-10:00 PM ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. (Photo by Richard Cartwright/CBS via Getty Images)
Actors Melissa McCarthy and Billy Gardell attend the 2010 CBS Upfront at The Tent at Lincoln Center on May 19, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Jim Spellman/WireImage)

"I got my GG scrip today! Hooray! Hey that rhymes!" Douglas tweeted earlier this month.

McCarthy added that she is still a loyal fan of the show, telling ET, "I will watch it. I am excited to see it."

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McCarthy's comments come after months of back and forth about returning to Gilmore Girls. In February, the actress tweeted that no one asked her to come back shortly after Sherman-Palladino reportedly told her team she would write around McCarthy's busy schedule.

Not only does she intend to support the show as a viewer, but McCarthy also recently caught up with her co-star pal Truesdale, who plays Michel Gerard. The two posed for a selfie earlier this month.

"Scotch, great meal and catching up with my old friend @melissamccarthy, can't ask for more! Dont read anything into it guys," Truesdale captioned the Instagram shot.

Although McCarthy is not involved in the project, her former co-stars are already hard at work, filming the remake. Milo Ventimiglia, who played hottie Jess Mariano, dished in February, "Jess is just up to Jess s**t. He's Jess. He's a little salty and ornery. Kind of doing his own thing and has zero tolerance for anything or anyone."

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