Days of Our Lives spoilers reveal Stacy Haiduk debuted in the role of Kristen DiMera and Susan Banks. Stacy Haiduk explained in a recent interview that she was at a low point in her life. The call from DOOL was just what the actress needed. She now has a new job playing Kristen DiMera on Days of Our Lives and a new lease on life.
Stacy Haiduk – Interview on Days of Our Lives role
Days of Our Lives spoilers reported from She Knows Soaps say that Stacy Haiduk was depressed and thinking she would never act again. The actress said she was driving for Uber and considering moving to New York when she was hired by DOOL. You might recall Haiduk was on Young and the Restless not too long ago as crazy Patty Williams.
Stacy Haiduk said she was apprehensive to step into the shoes left by Eileen Davidson, as Kristen and Susan, at Days. But her nerves didn’t show as she debuted this week as both Susan Banks and Kristen DiMera this week on Days of Our Lives.
— Days of our Lives (@nbcdays) August 23, 2018
DOOL casting hits the mark for Kristen DiMera
Days of Our Lives has hit the mark with Stacy Haiduk’s casting. Head writer Ron Carlivati never worked before with Stacy but admired her work on Young and the Restless. Carlivati said he knew she would be the right actress to take on Susan and Kristen after Eileen Davidson’s departure. Stacy showed she has what it takes to bring the character to life during her first week on DOOL.
Haiduk jumped in and continued where Eileen Davidson left off. Under Stacy’s direction, Susan was just as kooky and Kristen was just as vengeful. Although fans love Eileen, Stacy Haiduk is believable in the part and shows great potential. With the support of Eileen, Stacy has made the roles her own. Eileen even tweeted congratulations to her replacement on Days of Our Lives.
Days of Our Lives Spoilers: Stacy gets support from Days of Our Lives family
Other Days of Our Lives spoilers have Stacy stating that she got lots of support from the cast. Diedre Hall (aka Marlena Evans), was one of Stacy’s biggest supporters. The pair lunched and talked about the role before she began and Diedre guided Stacy on set as well. Stacy Haiduk told the soap magazine, “I couldn’t have asked for a better group of people.”
@StaceHaiduk CONGRATS and welcome to #Days, look forward to seeing you stir up things in #Salem…hope everyone is ready for the return of #SusanBanks, #KristenDiMera too! ⏳?? #DaysOfOurLives #StacyHaiduk pic.twitter.com/rUgmf0xiwj
— Nievecitas (@Otalia69) August 21, 2018
Stacy Haiduk stays humble
In the Days of Our Lives interview, Stacy Haiduk referred to herself as “a blue-collar working actress” adding “I work for a living.” She also said she hopes the fans give her a chance. Kristen has always been a character that the fans love to hate. Now is the perfect time to bring her back on screen to maximize the drama.
She ruined John Black (Drake Hogestyn) and Marlena’s wedding. She dropped the bomb that EJ DiMera (formerly James Scott) is alive. Sami Brady (Alison Sweeney) is reeling. Kristen’s sure to also cause drama in Brady Black’s (Eric Martsolf) life. There’s no telling just how much damage and pain Kristen can inflict on her enemies this time around.
— ⏳DaysFan28⏳ (@DaysFan28) August 24, 2018
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