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Imagine returning from a hard day writing your sports column to your beautiful and loving with, Debra. Once the kids are in bed you can smile as she nags you to help around the house a little more.
He admitted that he thought he was going to be fired, believing that if he didn't recommend the network's pick that would be out of a job. Not only did he feel that the unnamed star was not a good fit to play Debra, but he also admitted that "she was 10 times worse for the part" than he had expected.
TooFab has reached out to CBS for comment but has yet to hear back. This was before Patricia Heaton ever auditioned -- and creator Phil Rosenthal "almost quit the show over it.
She wasn't going to read for the role, but during the meeting I convinced her to read a little bit with me, and she was 10 times worse for the part than I thought she would be! Get Toofab breaking news sent right to your browser!
In a recent interview with Yahoo! He then had a meeting with CBS executives regarding the casting. It's hard to even think of anyone else but Patricia Heaton playing Debra Barone on "Everybody Loves Raymond," however before she was even on the network's radar, CBS hoped to go in another direction when it came to casting the part.
Rosenthal recalled meeting with the actress who was the network's first choice for the role. Everett Collection. Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.
I think she could do it, but I also think that maybe we could do better,'" Rosenthal shared. All rights reserved. I just don't see them as a couple.
During the meeting -- which was attended by then-CEO of CBS Leslie Moonves -- Rosenthal named the three actresses he had in mind for the part, with the network's first choice being one of them. So that was the day I knew that I'd be quitting my own show.
I think she's terrific and beautiful, but then she read for me and I have to tell you it's just not what I wrote. Where Are They Now? See the Stars of Smallville 20 Years Later.
However, when Moonves asked about the preferred actress, Rosenthal offered his honest opinion -- and it ultimately worked out in his favor, with the network allowing him to find a "better" person for the job.