'Sopranos' star Drea De Matteo says fans just 'saved' her life

Drea de Matteo says her OnlyFans account “saved her” when she was on the verge of homelessness and had only $10 left in her bank account.

in Interview with Daily MailDi Matteo, who is best known for playing Adriana La Cerva on The Sopranos, revealed she was able to pay off her mortgage in just five minutes after setting up the account.

“OnlyFans has 100 percent saved my life,” Di Matteo, 52, told the site in a story published Tuesday. “I can't believe I'm saying this, but he actually saved us.”

The “Sons of Anarchy” actress said she initially “didn't want to do it,” but the decision came while she was out of work due to her stance against COVID-19 vaccine mandates.Which made booking jobs in Hollywood difficult.

“They put me in foreclosure and my house was flooded, so I was trying to sell the house fast. “I wanted to try to sell it before they took it,” Di Matteo explained. “At the same time, I lost my mother, and my other mother, who has dementia, ran out of money for her down payment.” Care for her. “I didn't know which way was up.”

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Actors Michael Imperioli and Drea Di Matteo on the set of the HBO series “The Sopranos.”

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Di Matteo then revealed that she originally wanted to “do a podcast [OnlyFans] “It was controversial,” she said with her partner, Robbie Staebler.

But after she chose to post some explicit photos on the platform instead, her financial problems began to arise.

“I was like, ‘Holy shit.’” “In five minutes, I was able to pay off Compass Real Estate who held the sale of my house,” she said of her debut on OnlyFans. “I did, but I didn't want to do it. I got so excited about doing it that it went viral and people went crazy.

De Matteo continued to shut down anyone who criticized her decision to join OnlyFans.

“Anyone who wants to condemn me and insult me, do so. I just hope you never find yourself in the position I was in taking care of two young children,” she said.

Speaking to Fox News Back in September, Di Matteo spoke about her pivot to OnlyFans after her agent dumped her, adding that she should have thought about the idea “sooner.”

“I know some people said some bad things about me joining OnlyFans,” Di Matteo said at the time. “But, you know, the way we see it in this house is that mom is a warrior, she doesn't take defeat… I thought, well, everyone's wearing their underwear and being sexy on Instagram and I'm not doing it, but I can do it.” Do it and get paid for it… I don't know why I didn't think of this sooner.

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