March 30, 2017

Eden Reigel discusses ‘The Young and the Restless’

By Greg Hernandez

HollywoodNews.com: Just about every news outlet wanted to chat with Eden Reigel at yesterday’s Daytime Emmy Awards so by the time she got to Greg In Hollywood, I was afraid she might be too exhausted to be very coherent!

But this is one professional actress and a very gracious woman.

Eden, of course, is beloved for her Emmy winning role as Bianca Montgomery on All My Children. The character is the daughter of Erica Kane and a lesbian who participated in daytime’s first same-sex wedding last year.

But these days, Eden is playing attorney Heather Stevens on The Young and the Restless.

I talked to her about all of it but before we began, music legend Chubby Checker – at the Emmys to participate in a tribute to Dick Clark – asked if I wouldn’t mind snapping a photo of him with Eden (see below). She was delighted to do it and he was thrilled.

Then we got down to business:

On her new soap gig: “It’s going good. It’s been a challenge because it’s new terrain and a very new character, very different from what I did before. But I love the challenge and I certainly have a great group of people to work with. They are just spectacular.”

On Bianca being recently recast on All My Children: Christina Bennett Lind is doing an dsuch an amazing job on the show. I’ve been so thrilled and so impressed with what she’s done in such a short time. It’s a role that I care about a great deal and she is perfect for it. She is going to do great things.”

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About Greg Hernandez

Greg Hernandez has written about the entertainment world for more than a decade. He is a veteran of covering many Academy Awards shows (plus Emmys, Grammys and Golden Globes) as well as film festivals, movie premieres and philanthropic events. Hernandez founded the popular Out In Hollywood blog while a writer and columnist for the "Los Angeles Daily News." He’s also a former staff writer at the "Los Angeles Times" and "The Hollywood Reporter" and has been a contributing writer to "The Advocate." Greg is the founder and editor of Greginhollywood.com

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One Comment

  • July 3, 2010 | Permalink |

    Today I think Heather is Eden Reigel on The Young And The Restless/

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