AMY LOCANE STARRED OPPOSITE JOHNNY DEPP IN CRY-BABY AND WAS PART OF THE ORIGINAL MELROSE PLACE CAST. BUT THE FORMER HOLLYWOOD IT GIRL ACHIEVED INFAMY FOR SOMETHING FAR MORE SERIOUS—AND DEADLY.
By Lynette Rice
Original Source: ew.com
It started out as just another ordinary day. Whenever Amy Locane speaks to students about the night she drove drunk and killed a 60-year-old wife and mother of two, the former actress of Cry-Baby and Melrose Place fame likes to preface it by sharing the rather humdrum events that led up to it: On June 27, 2010, Locane woke up in her Hopewell, N.J., home, jogged with her young girls in a double stroller, then drove to a nearby theater to participate in the closing of a community play. After celebrating at a wrap party with the cast and crew, Locane met up with her then husband, Mark, and their two young daughters at a friends’ barbecue. “I try to tell the students that it was pretty normal,” explains Locane, 45. “I try to ground [the kids]with the details of anybody’s day, how it seems pretty mundane, but that something intense, larger than life, can happen.”
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