‘B Positive’: Gina Must Pass a Psychological Evaluation So She Can Be Drew’s Kidney Donor

This week on B Positive, Gina is faced with a challenge. She’s required to pass a psychological evaluation, but a new development in her life might pose a challenge. Here’s what Showbiz Cheat Sheet knows about this week’s episode of B Positive.

Gina must pass a psychological evaluation

Thomas Middleditch and Annaleigh Ashford on B Positive | Michael Yarish/CBS via Getty Images
Gina has to do well on her evaluation so she can help Drew get his new kidney. | Michael Yarish/CBS via Getty Images

During B Positive Season 1, Episode 6 (titled “Open Heart Surgery”), Gina faces a trying situation. Before she can donate her kidney to Drew (Thomas Middleditch), she must pass a psychological evaluation. The medical team wants to make sure she’s mentally stable before they allow her to go through with the operation. However, there’s something complicating the situation.

Right before her doctor’s appointment, Gina sees a social media post announcing her ex-boyfriend, Darren, will be getting married soon. She can’t seem to get over the seemingly perfect marriage proposal and the pictures on the beach. Gina doesn’t seem ready for the evaluation because she’s so distressed about the engagement.

Will Gina be OK?

We’re guessing everything will be just fine and Gina will pass the evaluation. If she didn’t pass, the series would probably end, and we’re only on episode 6. Chances are, she will appear a bit eccentric to the evaluator, but she will go on to be approved for the surgery.

What happened the week before on ‘B Positive’

Drew and Gina have a few hurdles to overcome. | Michael Yarish/CBS via Getty Images
Drew and Gina have a few hurdles to overcome. | Michael Yarish/CBS via Getty Images

During season 1, episode 5 (titled “High Risk Factor”), Drew becomes increasingly anxious about having Gina as his organ donor. He appreciates Gina’s help, but he doesn’t think she’s able to take care of herself. They live together, but he wants to monitor her so he can ensure he gets a healthy kidney.

Drew decides the best solution is to use a tracking app so he can keep tabs on Gina. She isn’t comfortable with the idea of the app, but Drew convinces her it’s OK because all the parents at his daughter’s school have one. At one point, the tracking app shows Drew that Gina is at a skydiving facility. This causes him to panic and worry his chance for a new organ is at risk.

Who plays Gina on ‘B Positive’?

The role of Gina is played by actor Annaleigh Ashford. One of Ashford’s early acting roles was in Legally Blonde: The Musical. In 2008, she appeared in an episode of Sex and the City. Ashford made her film debut that same year in the movie Rachel Getting Married, in which she played a cashier.

In 2013, she joined the cast of Masters of Sex, in which she played the character Betty Dimello. She remained in that role until 2016. Ashford is also known for her appearances in Younger, God Friended Me, and Submissions Only.

During an interview with Drew Barrymore, Ashford says her B Positive character is “fierce and strong,” and those are the types of characters she wants to play. When it comes to her real life, Ashford says she’s not “wild and messy” like Gina. Rather, she reserves that for her acting roles.

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