LisaRaye has an in depth resume because of all the traditional roles she has fulfilled all through her profession. Nevertheless, one function that has been deemed iconic is her function as Diamond within the 1998 movie, “The Gamers Membership.”
Throughout a latest interview with Web page Six, LisaRaye opened up about going by way of an id disaster after starring as Diamond. She mentioned, “I had an id disaster after ‘Gamers Membership’ as a result of I felt like I needed to have the lengthy hair and appear to be my character, ‘Diamond,’ with the intention to be acknowledged.”
She continued to elucidate, “Gamers Membership’ put me on the map… it made me a bona fide intercourse image, and if you end up a intercourse image folks assume that you just’re horny on a regular basis, and that stigma follows you. So I’m eternally Diamond.”
Nonetheless, she is now extra assured with who she is at the moment on the age of 54. “I am an older ‘Diamond’ now, however diamonds at all times shine, so I’m right here for it. I didn’t know what horny was on the time… I believe it was greatest for me to not actually know as a result of I most likely would’ve tried to play it up in my function and messed it up,” she mentioned.
Though it has been years since LisaRaye has performed the function of Diamond, she has left a long-lasting influence on numerous generations.
As we beforehand reported, final yr Draya Michele expressed her curiosity in taking part in Diamond if there have been ever a remake of “The Gamers Membership,” and on the time, LisaRaye responded and mentioned that she would favor an unknown actress to tackle the function to take away the strain from somebody who’s already well-known.
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