Camila Banus (Gabi, DAYS OF OUR LIVES) took to Twitter to engage her fans in a spirited Q&A session where she revealed all kinds of backstage secrets!
The actress, known to ABC soap fans as Lola on ONE LIFE TO LIVE, spilled the truth about her makeup, wardrobe, what it’s like working with the legendary Deidre Hall (Marlena), who her favorite DAYS supercouple is, and so much more!
Check out some of her answers in this special slideshow, and for more on your favorite DAYS stars, keep reading Soaps In Depth magazine!
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Q: What's it like working with the the Ludell twins [who play Arianna]? Were you nervous working with them as infants?
A: Oh, absolutely! Its a crazy environment for six-month.old babies. I was nervous, but cautious.
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Q: Did you have fun killing Nick Fallon?
A: The scenes were really demanding, but yeah — really fun!
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Q: What were the most challenging scenes you got to play on DAYS?
A: The birth!
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Q: Who's the funniest person on set?
A: Bryan Dattilo (Lucas), for sure!
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Q: Do you have a favorite couple on the show? If so, who?
A: I know there are differences but it used to be Sami and Rafe.
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Q: What makeup do you use, because you always look flawless!
A: Thank you! Going to post some how-to videos soon, but Koh Gen Do.
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Q: If you could be apart of any other storyline, which one would it be?
A: I would want to fight some crime with Rafe!
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Q: If Paige were still alive what do you think her and Gabi's relationship would be like?
A: That would be a crazy story to explore — I would hope full of drama!
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Q: What's it like working with the queen of daytime, Deidre Hall (Marlena)?
A: Working with long-term DAYS family is always such a great learning experience.
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Q: You look amazing. Do you still do Zumba? Do you have a specific exercise regime?
A: No, but trying to find a place to teach again.
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Q: Besides your own storylines, which characters or their stories have been your favorite on DAYS?
A: One character I think is really interesting is Andre Dimera [played by Thaao Penghlis], I never get to work with him.
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Q: Do you have input in picking out Gabi's wardrobe? It's amazing!
A: Yeah, our wardrobe department picks a selection of about five different outfits, then we pick.
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Q: What is the most challenging part about playing Gabi? What do you like most about playing her?
A: Gabi is sensitive and protective, and that makes for emotional scenes which can be really demanding — But i love it !
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Q: Are you comfortable playing a part on DAYS? Would you want to go to bigger acting jobs?
A: I would love to spread my wings, but always coming home to Salem.
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