23.03.2023 / 22:37
Tamala Jones Recalls Babysitting Blake Lively, Says Her Parents Were 'Instrumental' to Career (Exclusive)
star appears on Friday's episode of , and in ET's exclusive clip of her visit, the actress recalls a special charge from her childhood gig — Blake Lively!«Long story short, I went to a ton of acting classes and that was on the advice of Tisha Campbell's mom. I met a representative who wanted to try me out a little bit, told me, 'I'm going to send you out on auditions.' And that person introduced me to Blake Lively's parents,» Jones remembers, explaining to Hall and the audience how she became the alum's babysitter.Blake's parents, Ernie and Elaine Lively, were an actor and talent scout, respectively, before they became talent managers. Jones explains that the Livelys helped her with getting headshots and enrolling in their acting school, with Jones babysitting Blake in exchange. She adds, «When they became managers, I was already going to their acting school and I would babysit Blake to attend school because I couldn't afford it.