And it forced her to take matters into her own hands. “I just moved my things,” the All My Children alum explained. “I forced my way into the office because I couldn’t understand how I would still be in the janitor’s closet and somebody new would come in and get the office.”
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Today, Kelly feels at home at Live, crediting the change with an increase in female executives at ABC.
“From my perspective, they’re putting more and more women in positions of power, and women just are, from my experience, more willing to hear and solve problems in real time” she added. “It really makes a difference when you have people that are behind you who come aboard. It’s powerful.”