Caitriona Balfe has opened up about Claire's struggle in Outlander season six after the season five finale saw her kidnapped and assaulted.
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Chatting alongside showrunner Matthew B. Roberts and producer Toni Graphia, the show's star opened up about Claire's harrowing experience, saying: "We can hopefully shed a light on something that people go through in real life and in some way then be part of a positive conversation about it.
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"We’re at the beginning of a journey with Claire, and I think it will take a long time for her to put the pieces back together." She added: "But, the great thing is that she has a loving family around her, who also unfortunately understand this experience all too well. That is something that really gives her a lot of strength."
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Viewers have been seriously excited for the return of the show. Outlander bosses recently updated when the show would be out, tweeting: "In honour of #WorldOutlanderDay, I'm excited to announce that #Outlander season six has officially wrapped and is coming your way in early 2022 with a 90-minute premiere episode!"
Caitriona opened up about Claire's journey
A second tweet added: "With the challenges of filming in these unprecedented times, season six will be eight episodes with production on an extended, sixteen-episode season six beginning next year." Outlander showrunner Matthew B. Roberts explained more in a statement to Entertainment Weekly: "We are excited to get into the editing room to work on bringing the fans one step closer to reuniting with the family back on Fraser's Ridge."
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