Sitcom fans have long wanted a reunion between former “King of Queens” co-stars Leah Remini and Kevin James. The two played a hilarious on-screen married couple for nearly a decade.

But when CBS finally made their wish come true and cast Remini as James’s wife once again on their new hit show, “Kevin Can Wait,” people had a lot to say about it.

Mainly because writers had to figure out a way to get rid of James’s other on-screen romance, played by Erinn Hayes. And they weren’t subtle, according to earlier reports.


Fans were enraged after producers promised to kill her off with “dignity and respect” but instead revealed her death with a 20-second joke.

Now, Remini is hitting back at fans who ultimately criticized her for the whole controversy, according to “Entertainment Tonight.”

The actress didn’t hold back when one fan of the show called her “classless” for taking Hayes’s spot on the popular sitcom. Remini said:


Remini also made sure fans knew that she had nothing to do with the idea for the other character’s unexplained demise. She wrote:

And even when fans started to bash Hayes, she stood up for her fellow actress. The “Kevin Can Wait” star said:

Regardless of her recent scandal, Remini has a lot to celebrate. She recently won her first Emmy for her television series, “Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath.”

Remini has long been speaking out against her former church, which even asked her to recruit James back when the pair was on “King of Queens.”

But now that she’s officially left the controversial religion, all she has to do is enjoy her on-screen reunion with an old friend.

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