Looks like Carl's real daddy is mad
The father of a key “Walking Dead” character vented his frustrations with the show and showrunner Scott Gimple on social media following his son’s onscreen death in this Sunday’s midseason finale.
“Watching Gimple fire my son 2 weeks before his 18th birthday after telling him they wanted him for the next 3 years was disappointing,” William Riggs, father of Carl Grimes actor Chandler Riggs, wrote on Facebook. “I never trusted Gimple or AMC but Chandler did. I know how much it hurt him. But we do absolutely know how lucky we have been to be a part of it all and appreciate all the love from fans all these years!”
In the closing moments of the midseason finale, Carl revealed to his father Rick (Andrew Lincoln) that he had been bitten by a walker. He did not die at the end of the episode though, meaning he will get one more episode to say goodbye once the show returns in February.