Playing Nicky On Blue Bloods Taught Sami Gayle How To Advocate For Herself

Playing Nicky On Blue Bloods Taught Sami Gayle How To Advocate For Herself
In late December 2020, Sami Gayle spoke to Glitter about "Blue Bloods" and her tenure playing the strong, opinionated Nicky Reagan-Boyle. When asked about how the series has impacted her as a person and on-screen talent, Gayle touched on how Nicky's personality influenced her as she matured alongside the character. "Growing up with her by my side helped me learn to speak my truth and to advocate for myself in my personal and professional lives," she told the publication, mentioning Nicky's ability to speak up no matter the situation or consequence really resonated with her. Despite her strong connection to Nicky, Sami Gayle largely disappeared from "Blue Bloods" following Season 10, making her last appearance in a guest capacity in Season 11's "Atonement." In-universe, Nicky took a job in San Francisco, which explains her absence from the Reagan...