Anyone who says performing in soap operas is a piece cake, and is less than any other forms of entertainment genres, think again, and again, and again!
Further proof comes from Lisa Rinna’s appearance in a Oprah: Where Are They Now — Extra.
In her segment, Rinna discusses her time playing Billie Reed, who battled drug addiction, her abusive father, a love story and triangle with Bo Brady and getting shot on NBC’s Days of our Lives back in the 90′s.
Rinna related that the pace, and the amount of dialogue, and the intense stories led her at night to crying alone in her bathtub!
Lisa stated: “I would come home and I would get in the bathtub and I would cry. I would have a really good cry. It was all-consuming.” She also added: “You had to learn so fast. It was sink or swim. It’s some of the hardest work you’ll ever have to do.”
But Lisa, who now is her own brand, says that her soap opera experience: “It prepared me for anything else. I really am grateful for that.”
So, what do you think about Lisa’s comments? Remember the days of Billie Reed when she first appeared on DAYS? Do you think the entertainment industry still has no concept of how hard soap stars work to do so many scenes in one day and still come out with solid performances? Share your thoughts below!