General Hospital star tests positive for COVID… Days of our Lives actor previews Beyond Salem spinoff… and two actresses stand up for causes they believe in… Here’s everything you missed in the daytime world — with links — in the Soap Hub soap opera news wrap.
Soap Opera News: Stone Cold Diagnosis
General Hospital’s Steve Burton (Jason) had to cancel a recent public appearance and stunned fans with the reason why. It seems the actor tested positive for COVID-19.
Other GH News: Stop the Negativity
Kristina Wagner (Felicia, GH) spoke out about climate change and what we can do to protect the environment. Check out what she had to say.
A fan’s recent complaint about Sam’s GH wardrobe incited a powerful response from actress Kelly Monaco. Here’s how she addressed the negativity.
At DAYS: What’s Up Beyond Salem?
What can DAYS fans expect from the Peacock series, Days of our Lives: Beyond Salem? Robert Scott Wilson (Ben) gave Soap Hub the lowdown.
Women with a Cause
Sami’s mysteriously disappeared on DAYS, but actress Alison Sweeney is already tackling an important new project. On August 21, she’ll take part in the televised fundraising special Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C).
Soap News: In Other Projects
Coby Ryan McLaughlin, who played GH’s Dawn of Day cult leader, Shiloh, is shooting a new film that feels awfully familiar to him. Here’s what we know about his new flick, Dangerous Cult.
Nadia Bjorlin (Chloe, DAYS) has been off filming Nothing Is Impossible, which is set to be released in December. The actress chatted with fans on Instagram about her role in the movie and working with co-stars Steven Bauer and Harry Lennix.
Jophielle Love, who plays young Violet, has lots going on away from GH. The young actress landed a new feature film, and she’ll have to begin production minus a tooth.
Soap Opera News: Mommy Tears
Adrienne Frantz (Ex-Amber, The Bold and the Beautiful, and The Young and the Restless) just went through something personal that made her “ugly” cry. But, relax, it was actually a very happy milestone moment for her daughter Amélie.
Catching Up With
Daytime vet Terri Garber, perhaps best known for her portrayal of Ashton Main on the North and South mini-series, chatted with Soap Hub about her soap opera past. Plus, find out how she veered off into another soap business — the sudsy kind.