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Ex- DAYS Star Deidre Hall Puts Rumors of Crystal Chappell Feud to Rest

In a blockbuster interview with TV Guide Canada's Nelson Branco, ousted Days of Our Lives legend Deidre Hall (ex-Marlena)finally speaks out on her exit from the series she helped keep on the air for decades. Hall also addressed those pesky rumors of a feud between herself and Crystal Chappell (Carly), which have followed both actresses since Chappell originally left DAYS in 1993.


TVG: Speaking of relationships, in a recent interview with Crystal Chappell [Ed. Note: click here for the interview], I asked her about the reported feud between you both. She said, “If there were issues with Deidre, I didn’t know about them. I would guess that she didn’t like me very much, but I could be wrong about that. I was a troubled young person. I was overworked. I made a lot of problems for myself. I was suicidal. I was in a very, very bad place. I left, not because I thought I’d be a big star; I left because I needed to get my health back. As for the rifts, I don’t know. I was very miserable to be around at that time. I spent most of time in between DAYS and One Life in therapy.” Do you have a reaction?

DH: I never understood why there was a question over the fact that we never got along. Like so many things, it is a mystery now and still is. I have always thought Crystal is an incredible actress — and still is. Her work is so intense. I still remember a scene she did with Peter Reckell over a pool table which prompted me to say out loud, “God, where does that intensity come from?” I’m sorry to hear she was having personal difficulty during that time. But I never had an issue with Crystal. I didn’t know her well. But when I got there, she was gone soon after so there is no basis for that rumour.

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