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Waterloo singer to star in Netflix series

By on November 7, 2018 at 2:02 pm

Pictured is the cast of the Netflix series “Westside,” from left, Alexandra Kay, Sean Patrick Murray, James Byous, Caitlyn Ary, Pia Toscano, Leo Gallo, Arika Gluck, Taz Zavala and Austin Kolbe. (submitted photo)

Waterloo native Lexi Krekorian is set to star in the new Netflix show “Westside.” (submitted photo)

Lexi Krekorian, the Waterloo singer who goes by the artist name Alexandra Kay, used to work with a man named Scotty in St. Louis.

He moved to Los Angeles, playing music in the city and driving for Uber.

One day, an executive producer hopped in Scotty’s car and began telling him about an unscripted show he was casting for Netflix. 

It needed only one more cast member. 

Scotty promptly got in the backseat and showed the executive producer videos of Krekorian performing. 

The next day, she got a call asking her about the part.

“I was like, ‘what the heck is this,’” Krekorian told the Republic-Times. “I was really skeptical of the whole thing. I just decided to put my trust in God and go for it. And once I got cast two months later, I was like ‘this was meant to be.’”

Krekorian began singing when she was a teenager, deciding to focus on music when she was 17…>>> 

Read the rest of the story in the November 7, 2018, issue of the Republic-Times.

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James Moss