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Tatyana Ali (ex-roxy, THE YOUNG & THE RESTLESS) stars in two TV movies airing over Thanksgiving weekend
Just as a lot has happened to THE YOUNG & THE RESTLESS’ Devon since he and Roxy split, it’s been much the same for her portrayer, Tatyana Ali. In 2016, she became both a wife and a mom! “Our son is entering the terrible twos,” she laughs. “I’m loving every minute!” Fortunately, there’s help at home, because the actress is in demand.
On Saturday, November 24, she stars opposite Dondré T. Whitfield (Terrence, ALL MY CHILDREN) in the Hallmark Hall Of Fame presentation Christmas Everlasting. “I was told that this is their first African- American love story,” Ali shares. “So I’m extremely honored to be part of it.” Ali plays a New York lawyer who re-
“Devon getting his inheritance changed him and, in turn, changed his relationship” with Roxy, Ali reflects. “But I liked that she had gumption.”