DC #548: Victoria Rowell Returns to Daytime Confidential



She's baaaaack! That's right Daytime Confidential listeners, Victoria Rowell returns to the podcast to dish with Luke and Jamey about her scandalously-hilarious new novel, Secrets of a Soap Opera Diva, in bookstores today. The former star of The Young and the Restless shares what it feels like to finally have her long-awaited roman a clef (think: Valley of the Soap Opera Dolls) about the behind-the-scenes drama of a daytime sudser into the hands of the adoring fans who have supported her during her 25 years in daytime.

Rowell gives DC listeners a sneak peek into the fictional world of Calysta Jeffries, the sexy, mocha starlet, who appears on daytime's top soap, The Rich and the Ruthless and answers if Calysta's panty-less arch rival Emmy Abernathy is patterned after anyone soap fans may know.

Rowell also reacts to having her New York Times Best Selling memoir The Women Who Raised Me cited in the 10th Anniversary issue of O Magazine and shares her joy at Secrets of a Soap Opera Diva being selected an official book club pick by Essence.

Then Rowell gets real, once again about the lack of diversity behind and in front of the screens of daytime television and weighs in on former costar Michelle Stafford's recent revelation to TV Guide Canada that the brass at Y&R knew all about Stafford's plan to spit water on Rowell in a scene, which The Staff refers to as "a spit take". If you guys thought Vicki was frank the first time around, you ain't heard nuthin' yet!

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Ryan-Scott's picture
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4 May 2009
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Emmy spits water at Calysta?!
I wonder where VR got that idea from?!

Cyberologist's picture
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.Vicky is on smokin' here tell it like it is no holds barred just the way I like it ignoring racism doesn't make it go away  

I would definitely watch her project whatever soap opera etc reading her book...keep writing girl...  

Glad to hear her response to Michelle Stafford she has a right for that rebuttal.

she even said its old news but I think she addressed this well in this interview and I would not have liked being spit on without prior knowledge

take, or no take