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EntertainmentChip Gaines felt 'caged' during the final 'Fixer Upper' seasons

21:55  06 december  2018
21:55  06 december  2018 Source:   wonderwall.com

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When Chip and Joanna Gaines pulled the plug on " Fixer Upper ," at the height of its success, fans were heartbroken and left wondering why the popular reality TV show was ending. In a new interview, Chip is answering that question, saying he felt unsatisfied in the HGTV show's final seasons .

Fixer Upper : Chip Gaines gave a candid interview about feeling 'trapped' at the end of Fixer Upper in the January issue of Cowboys & Indians. He added, 'And I felt like toward the end of the Fixer Upper journey, I felt caged , trapped.' Fans were crestfallen when their favorite home improvement couple

When Chip and Joanna Gaines pulled the plug on "Fixer Upper," at the height of its success, fans were heartbroken and left wondering why the popular reality TV show was ending. In a new interview, Chip is answering that question, saying he felt unsatisfied in the HGTV show's final seasons.

"TV was a funny thing for me," Chip said in the interview with Cowboys & Indians magazine. "I'm an authentic, sincere person. So, as long as things are natural and organic, I'm in my element."

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"I felt caged , trapped," the Magnolia mogul said of the final seasons of the show. Last year, Chip and Joanna Gaines announced they were ending Fixer Upper following its season five finale to While Chip described the start of the show as "so fun" and "some of the best years of my life," he said

When Chip and Joanna Gaines pulled the plug on " Fixer Upper ," at the height of its success, fans were heartbroken and left wondering why the popular reality TV show was ending. In a new interview, Chip is answering that question, saying he felt unsatisfied in the HGTV show's final seasons .

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When the show was in its first few years, Chip said those were "some of the best" years of his life.

"But, the more staged something becomes, or the more required something becomes, it boxes me up," he said. "And I felt like toward the end of the Fixer Upper journey, I felt caged, trapped."

Chip Gaines felt 'caged' during the final 'Fixer Upper' seasons © WireImage Chip Gaines attends the Build Series to discuss the new book

The show ended after its fifth season.

"Jo and I couldn't figure it out," he said. "I mean, why? You're getting to have all this fun, right? But it's like if I put a camera in your face and said, 'Hey, say something funny.' Or if I put a camera in your face and said, 'Hey, be smart.'"

Although he seemed like a natural in front of the camera, Chip said he "just struggled with that environment. Especially at the end of it."

See the hunky photo Joanna Gaines posted to wish Chip a happy birthday

See the hunky photo Joanna Gaines posted to wish Chip a happy birthday He looks so rugged!

When Chip and Joanna Gaines pulled the plug on " Fixer Upper ," at the height of its success, fans were heartbroken and left wondering why the popular reality TV show was ending. In a new interview, Chip is answering that question, saying he felt unsatisfied in the HGTV show's final seasons .

Chip Gaines Says He and Joanna Felt ‘ Caged , Trapped’ in Final 2 Seasons of HGTV’s ‘ Fixer Upper ’. Cable channel’s top show became too “staged” for its First “TV was a funny thing for me,” Chip told western magazine Cowboys & Indians in an interview that pre-dates the Gaines ’ new Discovery deal.

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Chip and Joanna, who share five children, look back at the show with happiness, despite those trying final seasons.

"The last two years, not that we don't look back on them fondly, but they were more of a job," he told the mag. "So, something about breaking out of that has been liberating. Jo and I are both just kinda giddy, just like, 'Man, what's the future look like and what's the next step?' Because we're both business people, and that's fundamentally who we are."

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Former "Fixer Upper" star Joanna Gaines shared some shots of her 6-month-old baby boy Crew on Santa's lap at the family's shop in Waco, Texas. The newest addition to the Gaines family even cracked a little smile for the guy in the big red suit in the photos. Crew, the youngest of the five Gaines kids, rocked a matching tan argyle sweater and pants with a beige hat while presumably telling Santa exactly what he wants for Christmas (potentially something available from the Magnolia holiday collection). "All my dreams have come true," Gaines captioned the photo with a heart emoji.

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