Not long before she was scheduled to get on a plane to Sri Lanka, a call from House executive producers David Shore and Katie Jacobs put Charlyene Yi’s plans to visit orphanages on hold. The irony has not escaped her.
“I was like ‘I don’t know if I should take this job because I was soul-seeking and trying to do something meaningful,’” she said. “But I realized I’d be broke if I left and went for that Sri Lanka trip. And I thought if I took this job — aside from being interesting and an awesome opportunity — I could use that money I got pretending to help people and help people in real life. I thought that’d be really fun.” READ FULL STORY »