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‘True Blood’ Star Ashley Jones: Don’t Diss the Soaps!

Ashley Jones may have landed a plum role on the hit HBO series True Blood, but don’t expect her to say she’s “graduated” to big-time TV.

Interviewed on Stardish Radio, the actress – who concurrently stars on CBS Daytime’s The Bold and the Beautiful – wants the world to know that her soap-opera work has been no cakewalk.

CAPTION: "It gets a bad rap," Ashley (above) tells us of starring in daytime dramas.

"It gets a bad rap," Ashley (above) tells us of acting in daytime dramas.

“People say, ‘Wow, soaps! That’s such a great stepping stone.’ Or ‘Wow, that’s where a lot of people stared out.’

“And I understand they don’t really know what they’re saying, and they’re not intending to be malicious,” Ashley, who plays Daphne – the new waitress at Merlotte’s diner – in True Blood, tells host Joann Kubasek.

“However, Continue reading