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'The Walking Dead': Lauren Cohan explains why Maggie 'has to keep her $#%! together'

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Things seemed so peachy keen for Glenn and Maggie when season 4 of The Walking Dead began. They were engaged and having a grand ol’ time sleeping in the watch tower. But now there’s a killer virus going around. Glenn has been exposed to people that are sick and Maggie has not. So how exactly is the farmer’s daughter supposed to help while also keeping her safe distance?

Lauren Cohan, who plays Maggie, shed some light on the subject when she stopped by the Entertainment Weekly Radio studios (SiriusXM, channel 105) to talk all things Walking Dead. “She is terrified that this could be the end and just goes to action stations,” says Cohan of Maggie’s reaction to the situation. “That’s all she can do. She just has to keep her s— together. It’s torture being separated form him and being sort of amputated. It’s a very intense ride.”

Cohan also weighs in on Carol 2.0, which was in full force in episode 2. “The whole transformation for Melissa’s character is so much fun. And it has not even begun, let’s just leave it at that. It’s really awesome.” To hear more from Cohan’s EW Radio interview, just click on the audio player below. And for more interviews with The Walking Dead cast over the next few weeks, tune to SiriusXM, Channel 105.