With Judi Evans (Adrienne) reprising her role of Bonnie Lockhart on DAYS OF OUR LIVES, some newer fans may be wondering who the heck this character is! The character was introduced in 2000 and was also played by Robin Riker and Kathy Connell before Evans took over in 2003. Bonnie has three children, Mimi (played by Farah Fath), Patrick (played by Brody Hutzler), and Conner.
Bonnie was introduced as a single mother who was willing to scheme and lie in order to get what she wants, just so long as she doesn’t have to put in too much effort. She’s always been jealous of the wealthier families in Salem, like the Bradys, Hortons, and DiMeras. So she was thrilled when she finally got Mickey Horton to propose to her!
With John Ingle at Mickey and Bonnie’s 2004 wedding. (Photo Credit: Paul Skipper/JPI)
Fearing he’d never follow through, Bonnie rushed Mickey to the altar, but just after he put a ring on it, his late wife, Maggie, showed up very much alive! As the legal Mrs. Horton, Bonnie was confident in their marriage, but Mickey eventually dumped her for his true love, Maggie.
After Mimi revealed she was pregnant, Bonnie urged her to get an abortion, fearing having a baby at that age would ruin her daughter’s young life as it had her own. But Bonnie was devastated when Mimi later suffered an infection that rendered her infertile.
With Farah Fath’s Mimi in 2006. (Photo Credit: Paul Skipper/jpistudios.com)
Having been dumped by Mickey, Bonnie pursued a newly-single Roman Brady. But her life took a shocking turn when a skeleton was discovered and she was frantic to keep the corpse’s identity a secret. It was later revealed that the body belonged to her first husband, David, whom Mimi had accidentally killed during a fight. Bonnie convinced Mimi to let her take the blame for the murder and went to prison in 2007, which was the last we’ve seen of her.
As part of Anjelica Deveraux's revenge scheme, Hattie and Bonnie both returned to Salem to take over Marlena and Adrienne's lives. While Marlena was able to escape the mental hospital and put an end to Hattie's deception relatively quickly, Adrienne lingered in prison while Bonnie destroyed her life by breaking up with Lucas, reuniting with Justin, and then throwing him aside to blackmail Victor into marriage!
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