Warning: The next comprises spoilers from this week’s episode of Chicago P.D. Proceed accordingly.
Chicago P.D.’s Kevin Atwater actually can’t catch a break.
Wednesday’s episode, titled “Lies,” noticed the Intelligence cop lastly come clear to Celeste, who was extra upset concerning the lie than his actual occupation.
When Atwater introduced up that she hated cops, Celeste identified that she hated the police system — not each cop in it. Regardless of Atwater’s fears that she wouldn’t have needed to be with him if she knew the reality, Celeste made it clear that she cared for him and would have given him an opportunity if he had been straight along with her from the start.
“Atwater acquired in his personal method,” LaRoyce Hawkins, who performs Atwater, tells TVLine. “As he tried to manage all of it and maintain the whole lot and everyone, he uncared for some necessary rules that don’t work out for him ultimately.”
Their emotional dialog ended with Atwater leaving and their relationship primarily over. Regardless of their breakup, Hawkins is holding out up for a reconciliation. “I feel if they offer one another sufficient time after which they course of the state of affairs, they need to be capable to discover themselves or a minimum of cross paths,” he says.
Earlier than the breakup, Atwater confided in his buddy Burgess about Celeste. Followers can count on extra moments like that between the longtime buddies, who began the sequence as patrol officers earlier than being recruited by Intelligence.
“We’re undoubtedly going to see moments the place Atwater and Burgess are there for one another,” Hawkins teases. “We’re going to see moments the place she’s in a position to talk to him issues that no one else would, that may problem him and his character, and Atwater goes to have the identical alternative down the road.”
“I feel it’s fascinating the place Atwater and Burgess’ relationship has grown, particularly primarily based off the place LaRoyce and [Marina Squerciati’s] relationship has grown,” he provides. “I keep in mind once we first began this present, we have been the comedic [relief] and that B story that will give brevity to the darkness [in] Season 1 and Season 2. Now, [Marina] and I are dad and mom, and it’s fascinating the place our conversations take us as a result of it parallels very a lot the sorts of conversations that Atwater and Burgess have.”