Walton Goggins Acknowledges “Tough Time” With ‘Justified’ Co-Star Timothy Olyphant “Towards The End” & Shares Update On Where They Stand Now

Walton Goggins and Timothy Olyphant starred in Justified for six seasons, but by the end of its FX run, the actors were not on the best of terms.

Goggins first opened up about his fractured relationship with his co-star in Peter Biskind’s book Pandora’s Box: How Guts, Guile, and Greed Upended TV. In a new interview, Goggins once again said he and Olyphant “weren’t talking” by the show’s series finale.

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“We had a tough time towards the end of Justified,” Goggins told The Independent. “We were so deep into these people we were playing, and they were so polar opposite at this point in the story… I think we were both obsessed with our own points of view, just carrying the weight of this conflict.”

However, with time passing, the two seem to have mended things, with Goggins reflecting and saying, “I think we just needed to separate, like brothers.”

“I respect and love him greatly, and I feel respected and loved by him greatly. We just needed to take a break in order to come back together,” Goggins added.

In 2023, Justified: City Primeval premiered on FX. The eight-episode miniseries starred Olyphant, reprising his role of Raylan Givens. Goggins made a special guest appearance reprising his Justified role of Boyd Crowder.

Goggins currently stars in Prime Video’s Fallout as The Ghoul and is also filming Season 3 of HBO’s The White Lotus.

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