Ayinde Jones is one of the contestants on Soapnets reality show I Wanna Be A Soap Star and says he thinks daytime watchers would appreciate a soap opera about the middle and lower class citizens more than the rich and snobby because more people can relate.
And Jones knows from experience: His family was homeless for five months when he was a high schooler back in Gary, Indiana.
Says Jones: Being homeless has helped me appreciate things so much more and it helps to be able to relate to what youre watching.
He says a soap that depicts more realistic people may not be realistic, noting: Ratings on a show like that might be low because many poor people arent home during the day and many might not have TV and electricity.
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