On the season premiere of “Life After” Season 5, “Sheryl Lee Ralph: Life After Dreamgirls,” Ralph recalls the moment she realized it was time to move on from “Dreamgirls.” She explains, “I will never forget one night when I went on stage and all of a sudden I couldn’t remember a thing. The stage manager thought my mic was dead, and the on-deck stage manager thought my brain is dead.” That’s when she realized it was time to move on.
Ever wondered what happened to some of your favorite celebrities? “Life After” investigates what happened to them after major turning points in their careers. Did they succumb to their own personal tragedies or did they rise above it all? Whether public or private, triumphant or tragic — something happened that ultimately defines how we remember these stars. Hear from the stars as they share jaw-dropping confessions, surprising, and sometimes shocking twists involved in their exits from the spotlight.
Watch the season opener of “Life After” Wednesday 8:00p.m. on TVOne.