Camila Mendes Reveals She Almost Didn’t Land Her Iconic ‘Riverdale’ Role

Camila Mendes Reveals She Almost Didn’t Land Her Iconic ‘Riverdale’ Role
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While we can’t imagine anyone but Camila Mendes playing Veronica Lodge on “Riverdale,” it almost didn’t happen!

The 23-year-old actress revealed in a recent interview how, even though she was the show’s top choice for Veronica, they made her sweat it out a little bit before officially landing the role!

“I had the most harrowing audition process. They were like, ‘You’re our top choice, but we want to open up a new search, and we want someone that can compete with you.’ I lost sleep, I was crying every night because it felt like I was so close to something that could be big, and like my life and career changing, but in the end it all worked out.”

And we are SO glad it did work out! There’s no one we’d rather see by Betty’s side!

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