Is 'The Goldbergs'' Wendi McLendon-Covey Like Her Character? Well, She & Beverly Have Their Own Styles
You know this funny lady mostly from her big screen roles in Bridesmaids, Think Like a Man, Blended, and What to Expect When You're Expecting. But when ABC's The Goldbergs premiered last year, we saw Wendi McLendon-Covey like we've never seen her before. As matriarch and mom Beverly Goldberg, McLendon-Covey brought big hair, bright-colored 80's jumpsuits, and helicopter-parenting her kids to a whole new level. Beverly literally puts the "mother" in "smother," based on creator Adam T. Goldberg's own mother. McLendon-Covey has made the role her own and is so good as Bev that she received a Critics Choice TV Award nomination for Best Actress in a Comedy Series. The Goldbergs returns for Season 2 Wednesday, but where does McLendon-Covey end and Beverly begin? Let's find out.