She is a hard worker and has had several different jobs trying to bring in money to help support her and her family, since her father spends what little money they manage to earn drinking at bars. Her screen-time and popularity steadily increased in Seasons 4, 5 and 6, and by Season 7 she has become a regular cast member. The phone call turns out to be about Stan, the owner of the bar. In A Jailbird, Invalid, Martyr, Cutter, Retard, And Parasitic Twin, Mandy confronts Mickey about Ian, and tells him to go find him. Frank and his new family crash a realtor's showing of a house on his block, the realtor was familiar with him and called the cops. When Dominique gets gonorrhea, Luther believed it was Carl and hunts him. However, he manipulates them into thinking the old owner okayed it.
In Hope Springs Paternal, Svetlana kicks Ian out of Mickey's house, threatening him with a hammer. She takes her first steps and walks to her grandfather who had changed his ways and started to bond with his kids. He ends up in prison along with Carl for being a drug mule. Frank soon recalls them throwing him off the bridge and is angry at the pain they put him through. She was conceived in the middle of Season 5 and born in the finale.
He also portrayed the adorable, pizza-loving turtle Michelangelo in the newest Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movies. When Fiona rejects Robbie, he leaves a bag of cocaine at Fiona's house that is ingested by Liam, leading to her arrest. He passes out and is saved by a firefighter. After V kicks Kev out, he briefly moves in with Lip at his college dorm and begins sleeping with multiple co-eds. He starts a flings with a coworker named Eddie who is a rather aggressive girl in bed. While his children believe Frank has lost it, he proves his change is genuine by protecting his family from an armed meth head who was Monica's partner, which earns gratitude from Fiona. He notices that Svetlana has dyed her hair red to match Ian's and asks what she did.
Frank also nominates a former congressman Moe White to be city councilor as a part of a scam to earn money, though he comes to have second thoughts after the man is revealed to be a sex-offender. Eventually, there were signs that he cared more about Ian than he was willing to let on. After Mickey steals a gun for Kash, Ian sets out to get the gun back and then him and Mickey end up fighting. When Estefania's father, Nando, comes to the he murders Marco by shooting him in the head. Although she is certainly tough, promiscuous, and a bit manipulative — she does at times show a softer more caring side. She reveals to Lip that she has never had vaginal sex and she's saving it for her husband. They find an unlicensed Bangladeshi surgeon willing to do the operation, using a Bangladeshi donor.
Carl is often in trouble at school for attacking other students. In season 4, Sheila starts internet dating. One of Carl's superiors asks him to do a drug run. She also lets Frank return home after making peace with him. Terry is arrested for violating his probation not four hours after being released from jail. The manager claims not to know Ian, and tells Mickey to buy himself a drink; and fall in love with somebody else.
Ian tells Mickey that they have been invited to an after-party. While he is highly intelligent, he has terrible judgment and is frequently seen with many different women, and choosing to drink excessively despite seeing how it has affected his father. Then, Mickey goes back to his house. In season 4, Mickey becomes a pimp with Russian prostitutes and persuades Kev to allow him to use the upper floors of the Alibi Room. He declines and so she finds a roommate, Muff Bull Dagger, on Craigslist.
In , Mickey is seen drinking. Mike learns of the relationship between Fiona and Robbie at a family occasion and punches Robbie. Before getting his breakthrough role as Jimmy Lishman in Shameless, he had numerous minor roles in television series such as Just Cause, Taken, Lost, and Weeds. However, Ian is angry at Mickey as well and declares that he is breaking up with him. While not appearing in person, Mickey's presence is felt on multiple occasions.
Carl breaks free and makes it on the bus with Kassidi watching, begging him not to go though he ignores it. As he is financially insecure, he enters a local game for money to help him but loses the contest and Ingrid who returns to her ex-husband who pays Frank off. Svetlana moves in with her new husband and tensions increase, with the newlyweds constantly bickering and arguing. It is revealed the beginning of Season 9, she has followed him to military school and has decided to support her husband's endeavors by dressing up as a cheerleader and cheering for him as well as counting down the days until his time in school. It is suggested this is due to Frank himself possibly being the result of his own mother's affair and the genes skipping him and passing onto Liam.
Cameron Monaghan as Ian Gallagher Ian Gallagher is the third-oldest Gallagher child. Ian then meets a trans man named Trevor and they begin dating. When I asked if we may be seeing Mickey return to Shameless, Noel Fisher said that to his knowledge, it's not happening. Furthermore, Debbie's decision to have a child creates a major rift between herself and Fiona, who refuses to raise yet another child. However, he makes amends with Sierra and reconcile their relationship. Later at the after party she taunts Mickey for being submissive towards his father, and threatens again to tell Terry that Mickey is seeing Ian again.