‘Yellowstone’ TV: Kelly Reilly Opens Up About John Dutton’s ‘Rejection’ of Beth

by Joe Rutland

Talk about a tough scene to go through for Beth Dutton on Yellowstone, played by Kelly Reilly. Beth got rejected by her father John.

If you didn’t know, then her father on the show is John Dutton, played by Kevin Costner. He’s the patriarch of the Dutton family that lives on the Yellowstone Ranch.

Why would John reject a daughter like Beth, who is loyal and devoted to her daddy? Hmm, well, she didn’t act too devoted when it came to Summer Higgins, played by Piper Perabo.

See, John found out that Beth had a hand in getting Summer in enough trouble to put her in jail. Mind you that there probably is a little bit of jealousy behind seeing her act lovey-dovey with John. But this scene goes down into the tension between both father and daughter which was very prevalent in this episode.

‘Yellowstone’ Star Says That Is ‘Doing It All For Him’ When It Comes To Her Actions

What did Reilly think about the scene in Sunday night’s episode of No Such Thing as Fair? We turn our attention, Yellowstone fans, on the Behind the Story online show.

“It’s a really difficult moment for her, that rejection,” Reilly says. “Because she’s doing it all for him. It just touches her, the most vulnerable, weakest spot in her and it’s just so painful.”

Then a scene from the show appears with John saying, “You know, maybe it’s best if I fight this alone. Maybe it’s best if you go somewhere else while I do it.”

“This is my home,” Beth says to him. He replies, “Might be time to find another one.”

Go ahead, Outsiders, and have a look at Reilly talking about this moment. Costner is in this clip, too, along with other Yellowstone cast members who appeared on Sunday night’s episode.

By the way, Season 4 wraps up with what amounts to a powerful, storyline-filled season finale. Catch it on Sunday night on the Paramount Network at 8 p.m. Eastern, 7 p.m. Central.

Wes Bentley Offers Some Perspective On Reilly Beyond Her Character

Now we turn to Wes Bentley, who plays Jamie Dutton on Yellowstone, for some perspective on Reilly.

How different is the actress from her character?

In an interview with CinemaBlend, Bentley says he doesn’t feel quite as “intimidated” by Reilly as his character Jamie does of Reilly’s character Beth.

“Well, Kelly herself, not at all,” Bentley says. “She is one of the sweetest people and sweetest actors. She has to go so far to get to Beth, she does an amazing job.

“She’s very intimidating as Beth, though,” Bentley says. “I get worked up for these scenes, and then she delivers. But we’re very close; we trust each other.”