What Made Lisa Rinna Sit in Her Bathtub and Cry?
Season 5 Episode 517
Aired on 09/19/2015
Before actress Lisa Rinna started stirring up trouble on The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills
, she was best known as Billie Reed, one of the stars of Days of Our Lives
. When Lisa landed this role in the early '90s, she says she had no idea how much work was involved.
"Soap work is really fast and furious. You [filmed] one show a day, back in the day. Now they do numerous bits of shows per day," she says. "When I started, you'd have 20 to 40 pages of dialogue to memorize every single day. ... It was sink or swim. [It's] some of the hardest work you'll ever have to do."
After a long day on set, Lisa admits that she would come home, get in the bathtub and have a really good cry. "It was all-consuming," she says. "It prepared me for anything else. I really am grateful for that."
Watch as Lisa shares more about her first major acting gig.
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