From Bridget Liszewski of The TV Junkies:
Rookie Blue writer addresses controversy & future
“It seemed to me that the corruption story was a great way to show the audience who Gail has become over the past 6 seasons. If this had happened in earlier seasons, Gail wouldâ€™ve protected her brother and her own self interest (i.e. adopting Sophie) at all costs. So we really felt that this was the perfect story, and Sophie was the perfect sacrifice, to show how much Gail has grown and what an extraordinary woman and police officer sheâ€™s become, as heartbreaking as the outcome was for herâ€“and us. And Charlotte did an exceptional job showing us what an excruciating decision it was for Gail.” Continue reading.