You'll be surprised which character VGM wants Brenda to bed next! TV Guide Magazine: Let's assess this year in the life of Brenda Barrett.
It happened awful quickly and I'm really sad about leaving, really depressed, really emotional, but this was always supposed to last just one year.
[ wanted Brenda to have a child, and we all know how much I love being a mom in real life. We'd like to think a mom would recognize her own child — on a soul level, down in her DNA, wherever, however — so that didn't ring true.But that's what makes Brenda such a cool character to play.She grew up with no real family, no place to call home. Don't forget, she ended up having a nervous breakdown at one point, and it's always possible it could happen again, because she does truly feel alone and unlovable.star initially filed for divorce, which a judge finalized this week, in August 2012 citing "irreconcilable differences" as the reason for the split.Vanessa Marcil files for divorce Marcil and Giovinazzo married in 2010 and have no children together, despite trying to expand their family.