Zucker has decided to part ways with DAYS, and when her contract is up this April, she admits that she might have to take a regular job to make ends meet.
“I am being pitched as we speak with my new agency/manager. I booked a movie. I am just ready to fly. I am ready to work. It's not being a star, it's working,” she explains to Soap Opera Digest. “I'll probably get a ‘normal' job, so anyone who lives in L.A. might be like, ‘Aren't you...?' ‘Yup.' I have a kid. As parents you have to do what you have to do. There is no shame in earning money, I will tell you that.”
However, that doesn't mean she's giving up on the entertainment business. In fact, it's just the opposite.
“The first time I left [DAYS in 2006], I didn't even know if I wanted to act. So this time, I finally figured out who I am and what I am and what I want to do, and I absolutely love acting,” she says. “I thought, ‘Well, I have a great job,' but you always want to have a backup plan. I just want to go off and try new things. So I made sure I dotted all my i's and crossed my t's and had a plan to leave the show. I'm [coughs] in my 40s, but I still have dreams, so why not live them?”
For more from Zucker on her upcoming exit from DAYS, check out SOD's full interview here.
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