Dot-Maries Jones Talks Emmy Nod & Tackling Domestic Abuse On Glee
First Published: Jul 20, 2012 3:14 PM EDT Credit: Access Hollywood
LOS ANGELES, Calif. — It’s been months given Dot-Marie Jones filmed her cloying domestic abuse-centered partial of “Glee,” though a star – who plays Coach Shannon Beiste on a uncover – still gets romantic when examination her scenes.
“I’ve watched so many times and it still creates me cry,” Dot-Marie told Kit Hoover and guest co-host Lisa Rinna on Friday’s Access Hollywood Live, of her distressing Season 3 stage with Mark Salling (Puck) where her impression confessed she stayed with an abuser since she feared she’d never be desired again.
“It was created so well, and [showrunner] Ryan [Murphy] called me a night after we got a book and was like, ‘Are we OK with this?’ and we said, ‘It’s created so beautifully and what sucks is that we have to do something like this for a immature girls and things to let them know [abuse] isn’t OK,’” she continued.
While a singer finds it unfortunate that an anti-abuse summary is still required in this day and age, she’s unapproachable to have been a partial a delivering a critical lesson.
“That fact that we have to have this [type of episode] is pathetic, though a approach that they wrote it [was amazing],” she said. “I’ve gotten so many letters and emails from so many women saying, ‘You did it so good and it was so outrageous and critical for my kids to see.’”
Viewers weren’t a usually organisation tender by Dot-Marie’s opening – a singer was nominated for her second Emmy Award for “Glee” on Thursday – an respect she wishes she could share with her gifted co-stars.
“I listened from many of [the cast],” she said. “I’m like, ‘You should be here with me!’”
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