Wednesday, June 17, 2015

ALICIA COPPOLA (LORNA; AW) HAS A BONE TO PICK WITH ME


Nearly a year ago, I wrote a post lamenting soap-operas' troubling tendency to reform bad girls into good girls via rape.  A reader took offense with my interpretation. Anyone who writes regularly is used to that. But this particular reader happened to be actress Alicia Coppola, who won a Soap Opera Digest Award for playing Another World's Lorna, one of the characters I name-checked in my piece.

She wrote a very heartfelt, very gut-wrenching response. Read it at my latest for Entertainment Weekly: http://community.ew.com/2015/06/16/alicia-coppola-jericho/

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