As many times as I would casually try to go into my boss's office and say, 'Uh, you are going to start integrating me, right?' When you've been doing this as long as I've been doing it, you know how it's supposed to be done. But you can't tell you bosses that because it's like any other job in the world, you can't know more than your boss because they hate you for it. And so you have to be careful when you go in that you don't tell somebody how to do their job. And I wanted to scream at people. I wanted to go in and say, 'Hello, you're burying me here. You're making this really hard. First you give me somebody who, God bless him, I love J.R. but he's not an actor.' And so that's hard enough with somebody who...it's going to be a long time before he gets out of second gear. And I'm constantly having to hedge my performance cause I can't be doing Shakespeare while he's doing something else.
Today, Martinez tweeted in response to fan inquiries asking if there was a feud between himself and Ehlers.
Apparently there are rumors going around about Beth (Taylor) & J.R. (Brot) are having a feud between each other. C'mon peeps. were not.
I simply didn't agree with her chose of words in her radio interview, I never expected her to coach me. Just give tips to help the s/l.
When I was listening to this interview, I was having the same thoughts as Mr. Martinez. I am a longtime fan of Ehlers but I thought she poorly chose her words or was "too" honest at times.
I wonder if we will hear Mr. Pratt respond to the comments she made about him.
Chuck's been writing in a different medium for a while. Chuck's been doing primetime which is one episode a week. He's been doing a different genre entirely. He has not been writing soap operas. He's been writing camp basically and that's a whole different kind of thing. You don't have to commit to history. You don't have to commit to the gravitas in a situation when you write camp. Camp's all making fun of stuff. It's all broad comedy stuff. And so maybe he needed to be reminded that soap audiences don't take kindly to you messing with history. And even if you can't see the seriousness of a situation, they see it. And they want you to write it seriously. You're asking them to trust you, and soap audiences are very generous. They'll forgive you as long as they think you're taking it seriously and trying. If they feel like they're being, pardon me, f*cked with is when they get pissed off. He's clearly a talented writer and has a good resume. I hope the show can find it's way back on track.
Despite the somewhat negative direction of some of the discussion, Ehlers had a lot of positive things to say as well about Ricky Paull Goldin, Laura Wright and many other things. It's an interesting listen, so I recommend checking it out if you haven't yet.