That was the hardest, hurting the character of Eric, breaking this poor guy’s heart who did nothing wrong. There was not even a reason to do it. He’s a great person, and they loved each other. It was like someone ran him over with a truck two times. Those were really hard scenes for me to play.
And there's the time she miscarried her child with E.J. DiMera (James Scott), procured a teenager's infant, and swapped that baby with E.J.'s latest kid by Eric's twin, Sami Brady (Alison Sweeney): baby Sydney. Parts of the "Sydnapping," as the storyline became affectionately known, was particularly hard for Zucker. She said:
Also, I was pregnant for real, and Nicole had lost the baby and was hiding it from EJ. I vividly remember the scenes where I had to play losing the baby when there was a real baby in my stomach. My emotions were raw and I was crying for real.
Check out Nicole's other misadventures in the latest issue of SOD.