HomeTVAll My ChildrenDC #565: Ilene Kristen Interview Daytime Confidential July 30, 2010 4 Comments On today’s episode of Daytime Confidential, Luke and Jamey welcome back one of DC’s favorite soap scene stealers, Ilene Kristen. The DC boys get to the bottom of why we haven’t seen much of Kristen’s hilariously-heartfelt character, Roxy Balsom of late on One Life to Live, Were Roxy and Ilene casualties of ABC’s decision to "Kish off" her screen partner Brett Claywell and later Roxy’s newfound son Schuyler (Scott Clifton)? Roxy’s other son, Rex (John-Paul Lavoisier) was recently searching for his biological father and her daughter Natalie (Melissa Archer) is currently dealing with a "Who’s The Daddy?" pregnancy predicament, yet Roxy has strangely been missing from those stories. Kristen says she’s as confused by that as we are. Luke and Jamey also get the skinny on Kristen being cast in the most anticipated web sudser since Venice, Gregori J. Martin’s The Bay, and find out what else the amazingly-talented singer-actress has been up to. Check out Ilene Kristen in Manhattanites. Hang out in the Daytime Confidential Forums and discuss your favorite soaps, primetime TV series and movies. Help support and improve the Daytime Confidential podcast: Take a few minutes to fill out the two Daytime Confidential listener surveys: Listener Survey A l Be sure to leave your comments on all the latest goings on in the world of soaps by calling the Daytime Confidential comment line by calling 917-677-9757. Listen to Daytime Confidential by clicking on the Daytime Confidential Player at the bottom of this post or Download us for FREE via iTunes. Vote for us on Podcast Alley. Add us as a Friend on MySpace and Facebook. 4 Responses Cyberologist July 30, 2010 ~Happy Birthday Ilene, may all your wishes come true~ Log in to Reply Ryan-Scott July 30, 2010 Love you girl! Log in to Reply Llanview76 August 1, 2010 Schuyler, NOT Rex, being her son was the stupidest thing the writers could have done. The ramifications literally threw Roxy to the curb and the character who had so much history at that point didn’t deserve that. Now, including the kabosh on Kish, she has little to no ties to anybody, except for the fact she’s more of a “surrogate mother” to Natalie and Rex. If anybody could use the notion of “surrogacy” and put it back into the story in such a way that it would educate the audience that we don’t all have to be bonded by blood to be “family” it would be the head writer, Ron C. I feel bad, Roxy may keep “rolling” but we never get to see her character deal with her losses. The character needs love in her life, this shouldn’t be so tragic. Log in to Reply Dariclone August 1, 2010 I love Ilene Kristen and hope that the PTB will end their silience soon. I hope that we’ll get to see Roxy agaun and with a decent storyline this time, but I doubt if even the fans demanding an answer will do any good. Frons and company don’t eant to listen to us, they’ve proven it time and again. In the meantime, I’ll continue to watch Ilene in anything she’s in. Log in to Reply Leave a Reply Cancel Reply You must be logged in to post a comment.