Busy Philipps' Daughter Byrdie Wrote E! a Scathing Letter When Her Mom's Talk Show Was Cancelled

Busy Philipps’ Daughter Birdie Wrote E! a Scathing Letter When Her Mom’s Talk Show Was Cancelled

Busy Philipps was “blindsided” after her E! talk show, Busy Tonight, was canceled in April. On New Year’s Day, the actress shared some more details surrounding the cancellation, including pictures of her reaction and a photo of the tattoo she got after she found out it was going off the air.

She shared her memories from the day she found out about the cancelation.

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Final round of #almostgrams 2019! The Busy Tonight was cancelled round!! On APRIL 5, 2019! I flew to Dallas to shoot commercials over the weekend for Michael’s. When my plane took off, the song that came on shuffle was my favorite Deerhunter song He Would Have Laughed. I felt like it was a good sign. When I landed, my manager texted me to call her. Which I did. And she told me E! would not renew my show after the order was finished in a month. It was effectively cancelled. I was blindsided, especially since the last text I had from the head of E(who’s now gone????‍♀️) was about marketing for busy tonight that he was excited to tell me about. Anyway. I did what anyone would do. I sat in the lobby of the hotel in Dallas and ordered three tequilas and called Marc, Caissie, Eric, Tina, Caissie again and I cried. I waited for a call or email from someone at E, which never came so I sent a text to the head of the network that truly makes me lol to this day(slide 3). Then I took some selfies(first 2 pics), got a text from Marc reminding me about the Deerhunter song(slide 4), made a music video in my hotel room to it(which I posted to my stories at the time), then I went and got a tattoo on my ankle; the illustration from my book from the chapter where I got super fucked over by some dudes in this business(slide 5), THEN before I went to bed, I saw it was a new moon and what that moon meant(slide6). And. Anyway. It all started to become clear and I knew things were going to be better than fine. Right before the show was finished, I found a letter my daughter wrote to E! and I feel like as this year is almost over, the decade is closing, it's the right time to post the letter(slides 7,8,9????). And all the rest of it from April 5. Because here's the thing. The moon was right, the song WAS a good sign, my girl knows something about her mom- I work hard AF and love to prove people wrong and finally, the men will always try to fuck you over so fuck em and figure out something else. Which is exactly what Caissie and I have been doing. And next year; in 2020 we will finally be able to share it. ???? So Happy New Year everyone!!Goodnight you guys! I love you SO much!!!

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“I was blindsided, especially since the last text I had from the head of E! (who’s now gone) was about marketing for busy tonight that he was excited to tell me about,” she wrote in the post. “Anyway. I did what anyone would do. I sat in the lobby of the hotel in Dallas and ordered three tequilas and called Marc, Caissie, Eric, Tina, Caissie again and I cried. I waited for a call or email from someone at E!, which never came so I sent a text to the head of the network that truly makes me lol to this day (slide 3).”

Read Busy Philipps’ daughter Birdie’s hilariously harsh letter to E! below.

Busy Philipps' Daughter Byrdie Wrote E! a Scathing Letter When Her Mom's Talk Show Was Cancelled

For the gallery of images she posted on Instagram, she also included detailed captions explaining each photo, including one of a letter her daughter Birdie wrote to the head of E!

“I found a letter my daughter wrote to E! and I feel like as this year is almost over, the decade is closing, it’s the right time to post the letter,” she wrote.

Busy Philipps' Daughter Byrdie Wrote E! a Scathing Letter When Her Mom's Talk Show Was Cancelled

Birdie did not hold back her feelings in her letter, writing, “You are the worst TV network ever.” She also included reasons why she felt they were the “worst,” including “1. You got rid of my mom’s show. 2. You made a lot of people lose their jobs. 3. You suck.”

Busy Philipps' Daughter Byrdie Wrote E! a Scathing Letter When Her Mom's Talk Show Was Cancelled

“Well anyways my mom does work much harder than you. So you don’t deserve her,” she continued. “She will find another place and do her show when it becomes popular.”

Though the memories of the cancellation may have been a bit painful, Busy seemed able to laugh about it now and is looking forward to a bright 2020.

“Next year; in 2020 we will finally be able to share it,” she wrote, referring to a new project she’s been working on. “So Happy New Year everyone!! Goodnight you guys! I love you SO much!!!”

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