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True Blood Star Deborah Ann Woll’s Story of Her Boyfriend’s Fight Against Blindness

Deborah and her boyfriend E.J did an interview with Glamour Magazine recently. It’s a really good! So check it out below!! She also did a photoshoot for the feature. She looks beautiful! You can view them in the gallery. Previews and gallery link below:


 

She’s the vampire you root for every Sunday night—but in the real world, Deborah Ann Woll is facing the fight of her life against a disease that’s slowly stealing her boyfriend’s sight. here, in a Glamour exclusive, is their inspiring story.

Back in 2007, Deborah Ann Woll, then 23 and fresh out of the University of Southern California’s theater school, was sifting through profiles on match.com. One, for a cute 32-year-old comic named E.J. Scott, caught her eye. They met and fell in love; then Woll landed the role of sexy vampire Jessica Hamby on HBO’s True Blood and her career took off. Total fairy tale, except for one six-syllable word: choroideremia, or CHM, a rare genetic disease that causes blindness—and has almost obliterated Scott’s vision already. Rough? Absolutely. Depressing? These two say no. In this intimate conversation, they share how they’re facing the future, together.

Deborah Ann: I’m shy, and I’d always had a hard time meeting boys. I had a serious boyfriend in high school, but Hollywood, where it’s all about being “cool,” terrifies me! When I opened my Match account, I’d done a few guest spots but wasn’t on True Blood yet, and I wanted to find someone grounded. Continue reading True Blood Star Deborah Ann Woll’s Story of Her Boyfriend’s Fight Against Blindness

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