Denise Vasi has been spending the last five months or so settling into her character, an Atlanta society gal with a heart of gold named Raquel Lancaster, on Single Ladies. We’ve spoken to her about the character and she’s told us that Raquel “comes from high society Atlanta…[but] Raquel doesn’t come with the pretentiousness that she could.”
In a new interview with Sister 2 Sister Magazine, Vasi elaborates even further on the character. Vasi explains “Raquel, when you first meet her, she’s going to go through something that propels her into this life-changing journey. She goes through something that drops in her life like a bomb, and she spends the rest of the season figuring out what she wants.” Her character is an old friend of Keisha’s, but she explains where she’s been hiding saying “She’s a longtime friend of Keisha’s. Raquel used to summer with her aunt who lived next door to Keisha. So, they used to spend their summers together, and they’ve been like sisters ever since. They’ve always communicated. We just didn’t see Raquel ’cause Raquel was traveling for work.” You can read the full interview with Denise to find out more back story and what to expect from Raquel, and tune in to the Single Ladies season premiere Monday, May 28 at 9 p.m. ET/PT.
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