After starting off the first season of Single Ladies with 2.8 million views, the VH1 popular hit series is getting ready to start off season 2 with a new face. Now that Stacy Dash has moved on, her replacement has finally be announced. Former All My Children actress Denise Vasi will be stepping in to play Raquel, a close friend of LisaRaye McCoy’s character, Keisha. According to a released press release:
Raquel is a savvy business woman from a prominent Southern family on a quest to discover passion. Vasi’s recent credits include roles in films “When in Rome” and “What’s Your Number,” and television roles including HBO’s “How to Make it in America,” USA’s “White Collar” and ABC’s “All My Children” among others.
“Denise is the perfect addition to the ‘Single Ladies’ cast,” said Flavor Unit Entertainment Executive Producer Queen Latifah. “She is bringing a fun, new element to the show.”
“We are thrilled to welcome Denise to the cast of ‘Single Ladies,’” said Jeff Olde, EVP Original Production and Programming, VH1. “It was a rare and wonderful moment during the audition when everyone in the room immediately knew we had found our ‘Raquel.’ Denise’s beauty, style, grace and humor leap from the screen and we can’t wait to share her with our viewers and fans of the show.”
Season 2 of Single Ladies will begin filming in Atlanta, Georgia at the top of 2012, with a premiere date set for early summer 2012.
Now that Stacey Dash is out of the picture, will you be watching?