Cross Reveals the Scene She Begged 'Housewives' Producers to Kill
November 29, 2005

Marcia Cross made an emotional return to New England Monday night, where Boston Common magazine honored the Massachusetts native. "Extra's" AJ Calloway was there for the "Housewife's" big night, and he got the inside scoop from the "Desperate" diva.

"My dad was here, and I told him he didn't have to come to anything except my wedding," Cross said at the event. "And then I looked after I talked to the crowd, and there he was. That was pretty cool."

Cross, who graces the holiday issue of Boston Common magazine, got playful and provocative in the sultry photo spread. "I love doing shoots where you get to play," she admitted. "Something comes out of me that's much more fun and vivacious."

In the magazine, Cross opens up about her picture-perfect life with her fiancé, businessman Tom Mahoney. Was it love at first sight for Marcia? "There's just something about him," she revealed.

The gushing bride also broke some baby news, telling "Extra" she can't wait to be a mom. "I want to build a nest," she said.

Let's just hope Marcia's real-life nuptials turn out better than her TV character's. After all, just this past Sunday, the tightly-wound Bree sat by and watched as her former fiancé poisoned himself to death, a scene that led to a showdown with series creator Marc Cherry.

"I have to confess that I begged Marc Cherry in no less than three meetings to not let that happen," Cross told us. "I didn't want to be the one to let him go. I've got to live with that now!"

But Cross's real-life wedding plans are alive and well, with no drama in sight. "Tonight I felt like, ‘Oh my God, this is what it must feel like to get married,'" Cross related. "Because it was like one hug after another of all these people that I've known all my life and loved. That's my idea of what a wedding will be like."

You can see more of Marcia Cross in Boston Common, on newsstands now.

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