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BREAKING UP IS HARD TO DO

DAYS’s Sal Stowers (Lani) says she missed working closely with Lamon Archey (Eli) after their alter egos split. “Lamon and I have worked so hard on these characters,” she explains. “I think people don’t realize how hard it is to create a make-believe relationship on set. You have to really portray these emotions and allow yourself to feel these things for someone that you’re not in a relationship with. That’s not easy. I mean, that’s not even easy in real life, to be vulnerable and open yourself up like that. Lamon and I have spent a lot of time growing our friendship and growing the connection of those characters together, and so for it to just be like, ‘Okay. They’re broken up.’ You’re like, ‘Dang! We put all that work into these characters.’ But it shows. People see that these two characters love each other. They belong together. They are each other’s safe place. They’re home with each other. They see each other. I think seeing that in their wedding episodes, I really felt that between the two. I was just really proud of the work that we did.”

STRANGELY FAMILIAR

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March 2, 2020