Days of our Lives (DOOL) spoilers reveal that Martha Madison used social media to inform fans that she is no longer playing Belle Black, a role she took on in 2004.
After 19 years the actress is saying goodbye to DOOL but not ruling out a return to daytime on another soap.
Belle has been through the wringer on the show, and her recent love life has not fared well.
Her longtime love Shawn Brady (Brandon Beemer) is going through heck right now and not able to be in a relationship, and she recently lost an important court case.
Fans thought she and E.J. DiMera (Dan Feuerriegel) might have a chance, but that, too, went nowhere. Madison talked to TV Insider about where she’s at at this stage of the game and we have the details for you.
Days Of Our Lives Spoilers – Belle BlackLeaves Salem
Apparently Madison was not pleased with how her character was used in recent times and when given the choice to go to recurring status she declined.
Fans have seen the legal eagle here and there, and she was frustrated that Belle’s fling with E.J. was not pursued.
Belle is a legacy character as the daughter of John Black (Drake Hogestyn) and Marlena Evans (Diedre Hall).
She told the outlet “It just finally clicked for me that they were never going to showcase the character the way I felt she should be.”
About the failure of Belle and E.J. to launch she stated “I got great feedback when we were shooting it, but then, all of a sudden, it was wrapped up in one episode.”
DOOL spoilers – Where Is Belle Black In Salem?
She said that he told her that Belle was not used due to budget issues. Of that news, she was not shocked saying “Honestly, the writing had been on the wall since they squashed the E.J. and Belle story so abruptly, so I wasn’t fully surprised.
But then weeks later, as I was saying my goodbyes to everyone, I randomly got another script.”
When she asked about the reversal, she said that she was told that Belle may return when the show needed a lawyer.
Days Of Our Lives Spoilers – Martha Madison Moves On
Fans will be pleased to know that Madison has a day job to fall back on, she is the vice president at One Haus.
Still, she indicated that she would be happy to consider a role on another soap should the opportunity arise.
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