A Days of our Lives heroine returns, three The Young and the Restless stars celebrate milestones, and a Bold and the Beautiful actor shares a fun Betty White anecdote… Here’s everything you missed in the daytime world — with links — in the Soap Hub soap opera news wrap.
Soap Opera News: She’s Alive!
“Cin” fans can finally relax. Victoria Konefal is back as Ciara Brady Weston on Days of our Lives.
Meanwhile, Camila Banus, who just reprised her role as Gabi on Days, talked about embracing her character’s assertive side. Here’s the moment that changed everything.
The Young and the Restless’ Eric Braeden has been front and center of late. Off-screen, he’s joined the ranks of those who have received the COVID-19 vaccine. Onscreen, the daytime icon is celebrating his 41st anniversary as Victor Newman.
Meanwhile, Doug Davidson, who’s been playing Paul Williams on YR for over four decades, looked back on his experience on the soap and the genius of the show’s creator, Bill Bell. Co-star Tracey Bregman also toasted her 38th anniversary on the soap and was ready to celebrate.
Hail to Betty
In honor of Betty White’s 99th birthday, The Bold and the Beautiful’s John McCook (Eric) shared and fun story from her time as Ann on the CBS soap. You can check it out here.
He’s Got A Secret
General Hospital’s Maurice Benard (Sonny), that is. Real Andrews (Taggert) revealed some clues about the creative endeavor, as well as which other co-stars are involved.
Mike Manning (Charlie, DAYS) shared the release date of his upcoming film, Son of the South. Plus, we’ve got some details about the Spike Lee film.
Katrina Bowden (Flo, BB) is involved in a new project of her own: the film Born A Champion. Find out why it’s so special to her.
On the Set
Working during the pandemic has been a huge challenge. So Michelle Stafford (Phyllis) gave a special shout to the YR crew for keeping safe and coming to work, while enduring their own tragedies.
A New Face
Rif Hutton has joined GH as Lenny Caulfield, the bar owner who has befriended Sonny. We’ve got the lowdown on the actor.
BB’s Henry Joseph Samiri (Douglas) received a visit from the tooth fairy after losing his first denticle. And he’s happy to report that she “was very generous.”
COVID-19 hasn’t stopped BB’s Scott Clifton (Liam) from keeping in shape. The actor revealed the trainer who’s been helping him stay fit.
What to Do?
Believe it or not, Sean Dominic wasn’t sure whether or not he should take the role of YR’s Nate Hastings when it was offered to him. So he had to seek out someone’s advice.
Camryn Grimes (Mariah, YR) totally enjoys getting fan mail. However, she does have a request regarding where people should send their letters.
Memories and Best Wishes
Greg Vaughan, remembered as Eric Brady on DAYS, sent special birthday greetings to his son, Cavan, while soap vet A Martinez (ex-Cruz, Santa Barbara; ex-Eduardo, DAYS) recalled fun times attending a Jackson Browne Concert. And he even shared a video of the experience.