Allison Janney comments on Mom co-star Anna Faris' split from Chris Pratt

Lawrence Kim
August 23, 2017

Chris and Anna shocked fans on August 6 when they called it quits on their eight-year marriage.

Allison Janney has high hopes for Anna Faris amid the recent split from Chris Pratt! News at the TV Academy's Performers Peer Group Celebration, Allison Janney fielded some questions about her friend, and fellow "Mom" co-star, and how she's handling the divorce.

Allison, 57, plays the star's mother on their TV series Mom, andtold Extra that Anna is "a very professional girl, ' adding that 'she shows up, does her work" with 'a smile on her face'. She comes to work with a smile on her face ...

"She's fantastic. She's a professional", Janney said.

"She comes to work and gets the job done".

"I just want to thank you all so much for all the love I've been receiving and I truly love you", she told her audience. "She's great", she said.

Chris has yet to personally comment on the break-up, but Anna thanked fans for their support in a brief message at the top of her first post-split podcast, released on 15 August (17).

In fact, Allison had nothing but praise for her co-star.

The two actresses are now filming the fifth season of their CBS sitcom Mom, and Janney shared that Faris seems to be doing okay. "We are sad to announce we are legally separating", the longtime couple, who share 4-year-old son Jack, wrote in a joint statement. They said in a joint statement that they made a decision to part ways after they "tried hard for a very long time". "They're such great people", she shared. "We tried hard for a long time and we're really disappointed", the statement read.

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