It’s about to be orange jumpsuit time for Gabi again on Days of Our Lives, when the verdict is read in Andre’s murder trial.
“Before Abigail took the stand, Gabi had a glimmer of hope,” says Camila Banus (Gabi). “She thought the jury would never believe [what the prosecution proposed had happened], that she could have been so mad at Andre for firing her that she actually murdered him. She thought that she could be found not guilty.”
All Hope Dashed
But all that changed in an instant, “after the very damning testimony that Abigail (Marci Miller) gave…” continues Banus.
“Gabi’s a realist. She understands that she’s in hot water, and I don’t think that she’s being irrational. She knows that it’s not looking good.”
When court reconvenes, an anxious Gabi tries to remain strong. Yet, she also braces herself for the worst.
“It’s really tough for Gabi, because during this trial she’s been bombarded with a lot of unfairness,” admits Banus.
“There were a lot of situations where it was out of her control to set the record straight. She’s been up against a system where she has no control. There are specific guidelines that she has to follow.
“That’s been very frustrating for Gabi, especially because so many unfair things were happening to her.”
A Dark and Painful Time
On top of that, Gabi “absolutely feels like nobody is in her corner… that the people she thought would be there aren’t there supporting her,” explains Banus. “Eli’s there, but not there at the same time, because he’s lied to her so much. It’s a very painful time for her.”
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