During an interview with Stephen Colbert on 'The Late Show,' Hayden Panettiere admits her storylines on 'Nashville' have been pretty crazy, but it's her work on 'Guiding Light' that 'takes the cake.'

By Nick Romano
January 07, 2017 at 11:11 AM EST
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While Hayden Panettiere admits Nashville has some crazy storylines for her character, Juliette, Guiding Light “takes the cake.”

The actress recalled her time as a child star on the soap opera during an interview with Stephen Colbert on The Late Show. “They threw me down a well,” she began, before listing, “I got leukemia, not once but twice. I was kidnapped…I shot my mom’s boyfriend.”

And that was only on Guiding Light. Panettiere remembers acting on soap operas for years, including One Life to Live.

“Your confidence is through the roof,” she said of her younger self. “I don’t know where that went…I’m saying you could be in your birthday suit and you could be the most confident person in the room at 7 years old.”

Watch the full clip above.

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Nashville

Legendary music icon Rayna Jaymes struggles to maintain her place in the spotlight while dealing with the ambitious rising pop vixen Juliette Barnes.
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