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Why Yellowstone's Kelly Reilly Thinks Beth Has Finally Gone Too Far

This article contains spoilers for "Yellowstone" Season 4.

As one of the core characters on "Yellowstone," viewers have watched Beth Dutton (Kelly Reilly) go through more pain and heartache than most of the other characters have had to deal with, and considering what they've all endured, that says a lot. Season 4 began with the family getting ambushed, John Dutton (Kevin Costner) and Kayce Dutton (Luke Grimes) getting caught in gunfire, and Beth being only a few feet away from a bomb that destroyed her office. Somehow Beth survived, but with scars all over her back to show how badly she was hurt — along with a thirst for vengeance.

Even before the bombing happened, Beth's story has been marred with tragic events that obviously shaped her into the blunt, impulsive, and fierce person she's become. As viewers saw flashbacks of her relationship with her mother, and the part that Beth played in her death as a child, you can't help but want to give her a hug. But Beth doesn't want your sympathy or pity, nor your kindness. She wants to show everyone that she's the strongest, and she's not to be messed with.

But after the events that took place at the end of the season, even Reilly thinks Beth has gone too far this time.

Beth only knows kill or be killed

"Yes, I think she [Beth] has gone too far. She doesn't think she's gone too far, but her father thinks she's gone too far," Kelly Reilly told Deadline. "One of the most difficult moments for me this season as Beth, when he says 'We kill wolves, not sheep,' Beth can't see the difference, it's kill or be killed for her." Some viewers thought Beth had sunk pretty far when she used her father's new lover, Summer (Piper Perabo), as bait in her scheming, especially when Summer ended up getting arrested in the end. But Beth is so obsessed with saving the ranch and the land, that she will do just about anything, no matter who it hurts.

Beth believes that after confronting Terrell Riggins (Bruno Amato), the man her father thinks set up the hit against her family, she can start over, as a kinder and gentler version of herself. But then she discovers the level of deceit her adopted brother Jamie (Wes Bentley) is involved in, and that he knew his father had been the one who ordered the assassination attempt on them. Beth has so much rage and hatred towards Jamie that she will cross any line to make him pay. "She will do anything, and destroy her own happiness for revenge, and also for her father's dream," Reilly explained. It looks like it may be a while before we truly see a gentler Beth.