ONE LIFE TO LIVE celebrated Erika Slezak's 40th anniversary on the show with a special episode on Wednesday.
On a recent episode of WE LOVE SOAPS TV, Slezak spoke about why she thinks Viki has lastd for 40 years and is still loved and adored today saying, "Viki is a wonderful creation of Agnes Nixon, and Aggie gave her all of that to begin with. She gave her heart and soul. She made a very flawed person whose always trying to be better. She's not judgmental. She's so aware of her own faults and problems. She's so forgiving and patient and kind. I mean she's practically not human [laughs].
"As a result, I think she's always looking forward. There is always hope. With everything she has been through, she always has to hope that it will be better. And for her it pretty much always has gone down and then it gets better. I think we have to live our lives that way, too. We have to look forward to tomorrow, and whatever is happening to you today you have to realize that today will be over, and we can start again tomorrow. That's Viki. She's always ready to start over tomorrow. God, I sound so smart [laughs]!"
Watch the special ONE LIFE TO LIVE episode below.
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