On Sunday’s episode of Uncensored, Eve opened up about her music career as the first lady of Ruff Ryders and her self-titled UPN sitcom.
Years before she became a host on The Talk, the rapper-turned-actress starred on her sitcom as a rising fashion designer balancing running a business and the dating world.
“Having my own sitcom was everything,” Eve said of the show that aired on UPN from 2003 to 2006. “It was fun. It was stressful. It was amazing.”
She said it was “heartbreaking” when the show was canceled after three seasons.
As one of the youngest castmates on the show, Eve mentioned her 25-year-old self, at the time, was busy partying at clubs and “struggling” to show up to set on time.
“It took me a minute to figure out that rhythm because I had always been on tour all my life, pretty much up until that point,” Eve admitted. “I think for me to offset some of that, I was still trying to hang out at night. Which was not good.”
“I don’t believe in regrets, but that is one time in my life where I feel like I wish I would have taken it a little more seriously than I did,” she continued.
Since then, Eve has starred in several television shows and films including all three Barbershop films alongside Ice Cube. As far as music, Eve has released four solo albums and several hit records like “What Y’all Want,” “Gangsta Lovin” featuring Alicia Keys, “Satisfaction,” “Tambourine,” and her Grammy-winning single, “Let Me Blow Ya Mind” with Gwen Stefani.
Eve’s episode of Uncensored will re-air on Wednesday, Sept 23, at 10 p.m. EST on TvOne.
By Rachel George
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