Lauren Ash as ‘Not Lifeless But’s Hilariously Out of Contact Boss
Lauren Ash first made a mark on us because the at all times quotable Dina on Superstore, and she or he’s persevering with to steal the scene along with her newest position as spoiled newspaper scion Lexi on ABC‘s freshman hit Not Dead Yet.
Under, we break down why we are able to’t get sufficient of Ash and Lexi every week.
Wealthy child Lexi Rhodes, who was lately appointed editor of her dad’s newspaper, the SoCal Impartial. “She has no prior information of working a enterprise and will get zero steering. Quite a lot of her points come from a relentless try — and defeat — in making an attempt to make her father [who has yet to appear on the show] proud,” says Ash. Lexi spews vitriol at her employees, together with obit author Nell Serrano (Gina Rodriguez), and is hilariously out of contact with common life; she errors a BOGO coupon as a promo for a brand new restaurant.
The place You’ve Seen Her
As one other troublesome boss, strict assistant supervisor and fan-favorite Dina Fox on all six seasons of Superstore. “Lexi is so totally different from Dina, however some individuals see similarities,” Ash says. “They’re each huge characters in office comedies with a number of coronary heart.”
Why We Love Her
Ash exhibits us the loneliness and insecurity beneath Lexi’s unbearable swagger. “Lexi’s spent her whole life having to fret about what all people thinks,” Ash reveals.
By no means Improper
The April 5 episode, which takes Lexi to a wine bar trivia night time, showcases a uncommon similarity between actress and character: competitiveness. “I’m not that excessive, however she’s a type of individuals you possibly can’t play video games with,” Ash notes. “You might be both a winner…otherwise you’re everybody else.”
Not Lifeless But, Wednesdays, 9:30/8:30c, ABC