"Bonnie is somebody who was incredibly close with Maya Lopez growing up," Jacobs tells TV Insider.
"She was a Coda, a child of deaf adults." So, despite the fact that Bonnie is deaf, she is fluent in ASL (American Sign Language).
"As a result, they were able to grow up extraordinarily close, almost like sisters." She added
"When Maya Lopez is kind of torn away to New York City and becomes part of Fisk's army, there's a disconnect that happens and a severing of that relationship between Maya and Bonnie," she says.
She added "And when Maya comes back into town, back into the Choctaw Nation [she] has to confront all of these demons of her past."
While Jacobs claims, "I think the relationship with Bonnie is one that's haunted her that she doesn't necessarily want to deal with," Spencer's Henry has a different narrative.
“Uncle Henry is running the Oklahoma chapter of Fisk’s crime syndicate when Maya comes back into his life,”
"I didn't previously know ASL despite always having wanted to learn," Jacobs said.
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