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‘Power’ Star Donshea Hopkins talks Raina St. Patrick Resurrection & she’s Never Kissed a Boy + New Music Career

Power star Donshea Hopkins stopped by Sway In The Morning and talked her career, both screen and music, her personal life, and growing up in the industry.

Although her most recent role as Raina St. Patrick can be coined as her breakout role, the young star has played on other notable shows as well. Along with Nurse Jackie and Law and Order: SVU, she’s also played young Monica on Netflix’s Orange Is The New Black.

The 15-year-old is currently in between roles, but is enjoying the love she’s getting from the fans. She informed us of the various hashtags online in efforts to resurrect her character. #BoycottPower and #RainaLifeMatters have been brought to her attention as well as the heated backlash her character’s death has stirred up on social media.

Check out the full interview below and hear about her new album, 3.2, Chanel bag goals, and how she balances her life off camera.


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