Hayden Panettiere has said that her Nashville character, Juliette Barnes, is inspired by Carrie Underwood, but in the February issue of Allure, Underwood says she’s nothing like the troubled character.
“I’m not like that at all,” Underwood declares. In fact, says the singer, life inside Nashville’s country music community is far less scandalous than the way it’s portrayed on the ABC series. “It’s juicy, but I hope not everybody thinks that everything goes down like that in Nashville, and we’re evil. To be honest, I’ve been fortunate enough to work with other types of music—and we’re the least drama-rific people.”
Personality-wise, she may not have much in common with the conniving and seductive Juliette Barnes, but Nashville costume designer Susie DeSanto tells EW that Underwood’s costume drama has had a major influence on the character’s look. READ FULL STORY