Like many television shows, this one has seen cast members come and go over the years. As one female cast member transitions out, though, there is some very interesting maneuvering going on behind the scenes.
The male lead wants to pick the replacement. And his top choice is…the woman who nearly destroyed his marriage!
They had an affair a couple of years ago, and when his wife found out, she filed for divorce. Husband and wife eventually got back together, but his active lobbying for the other woman as his future costar certainly came as a surprise to us. His wife would probably be surprised as well.
His paramour is not the top choice of the producers, though, so it will be interesting to see if they give her a chance at his insistence. It will also be interesting to see if their behind-the-scenes chemistry translates into on-screen chemistry. We’re going to pour ourselves a hot cup of coffee and watch how this one plays out today.
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