She essentially grew up in front of the cameras! Lauralee Bell, well known for playing Cricket on the popular CBS serial opera The Young and the Restless, recently spoke out about reaching a significant milestone: she has now worked on the show for nearly 40 years! What she says is as follows.
The Young And The Restless News: Lauralee Bell Opens Up About Playing Cricket For 40 Years
The attractive blonde spoke candidly in an interview with Soap Opera Digest about some of the good points and low points of playing Christine throughout the years, including the time when her personal life was hurting while her legal profession was thriving. She also discussed Christine’s various romantic partners throughout the years. She recalled Christina’s relationship with Danny and stated, “We knew it wouldn’t be simple, but the problem was convincing the Danny and Cricket followers to become Paul and Chris fans. My dad was taking things very carefully and not putting any pressure on himself, as evidenced by the fact that I knew Doug [Davidson, Paul] was concerned about it. Paul and Chris and I became friends first, and by the time we kind of changed directions, fans
She added that it’s not as simple as some might believe to portray a lawyer in a soap opera. “Personaly, the dialogue and legalese are crazy-hard,” she said. What are you going to have? other people would ask as they ran lines for hair and cosmetics. “I believe I will have an iced tea.” What about your day? ‘Ugh, I used to have that,’ I would say. I used to feel envious of the other actors who had to do easy dialogue because my lines were so much more complicated. However, there was a part of me that was secretly relieved when Christian [J. LeBlanc, Michael] and I would have a case or opening comments or something and I got through it.
The Young And The Restless News: What’s Next For Christine?
Regarding Cricket’s future, Lauralee stated, “Selfishly, I would love to have a little bit more fun. I don’t mind at all if you play the serious DA; I just really enjoy it when there’s a balance to demonstrate that you can work hard and play hard at the same time. I called Brad a couple of days ago and asked him, “Did you say this?” after it was discovered that I was heading to B&B. I guess I did, he said. And I asked, “What were you thinking? It can’t be now,” in response. I know, I know, he acknowledged. Therefore, I don’t anticipate going there anytime soon to locate a Forrester.
Fans of The Young and the Restless will obviously have to watch to find out what happens next! Keep checking back because there will be more. While you wait, let us know what you think by writing a comment in the space provided below. On the CBS network, The Young and the Restless airs during the workweek. For times, check your neighborhood listings.
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