On the ‘Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce’ episode ‘Rule #188: Mind Your Side of the Plate,’ while Jo deals with the absence of sexy Scott the baker, Abby has a meeting with her new editor Melissa. Abby suggests that she write a memoir. Melissa shoots her down, “You’re not famous enough.” Melissa eventually hits on the idea of Abby writing a romance novel. Abby’s not thrilled with the idea but as Melissa points out: romance novels make up 70 percent of the publishing industry.
Melissa is portrayed by Shannon Chan-Kent. The Canadian-born actress is also known as a voice actor. She’s the voice of Pinkie Pie on My Little Pony,Whittany, Brittany and Youngmee on Littlest Pet Shop, and Cherry Jam on Strawberry Shortcake’s Berry Bitty Adventures, among others. Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce airs Wednesdays at 10pm on Bravo.