True Blood's Rutina Wesley on Tara's Big [Spoiler]: 'It's Definitely a Game-Changer'

If you have yet to watch Sunday’s fifth season premiere of True Blood, hit the nearest exit. Everyone else, proceed…

It was one of 2011′s biggest cliffhangers: How would True Blood keep Rutina Wesley around in the wake of Crazy Debbie blowing her head to bits in the Season 4 finale? Well, the final minutes of Sunday’s Season 5 opener solved that mystery, and Wesley is here to tackle some burning Qs about the big twist — namely, how long has she known and what the heck comes next?! READ MORE

True Blood Scoop: Rutina Wesley Will Be Back For Season 5... But In What Form?

And Rutina Wesley thought getting kidnapped and duct taped to a toilet by a crazed vampire sucked. In the closing minutes of Sunday’s True Blood finale, the actress’ seemingly cursed alter ego, Tara, jumped in front of a bullet intended for her BFF Sookie and got her brains blown out. Literally.

“I have to say it was actually kind of cool having my brains blown out,” confesses Wesley with a laugh. “All of the special effects and everything… It was cool.”

If she sounds surprisingly chipper for someone who just lost her job on one of TV’s most successful shows, it’s probably because well… READ MORE