A new Days of our Lives heavy arrives in Salem… a Bold and the Beautiful actor is garnering fans behind the scenes… and a General Hospital star reveals an accessory secret … Here’s everything you missed in the daytime world — with links — in the Soap Hub soap weekly news wrap.
Over At Days of our Lives: Meet The Heavy
There’s a new heavy in Days of our Lives’ Salem: TR Coates. Read all about William Christian, the All My Children alum who’s bringing the character to life.
Bill Hayes (Doug, DAYS) was not only on hand for his grandson David Samuel’s wedding to Amy Shpall, he actually married the couple. Yes, Hayes is now an ordained minister. Check out the pictures from the happy nuptials.
Remembering Those Lost
Stephen Nichols (Steve, DAYS) said a heartfelt goodbye to his beloved mother-in-law Betty. You can read his poignant tribute here.
Soap Weekly News: Health and Wellness
Brandon Barash (Jake, DAYS) discussed his go-to activities for staying in optimum health. The actor explains that “it’s all about balance.”
The Bold and the Beautiful: Blown Away
One of Krista Allen’s (Taylor) castmates on The Bold and the Beautiful has absolutely blown her away and she can’t wait to work with him. Find out who it is here.
Checking in at General Hospital: Talking Nina
Has anyone noticed the black bracelet that Cynthia Watros (Nina) has been wearing on General Hospital? The actress explained its significance and where it came from. Plus, she addressed how she is and isn’t like Nina.
This week’s video podcast of Maurice Benard’s (Sonny, GH) State Of Mind was a strictly family affair. The actor discussed giving birth and motherhood with his daughter Heather Andresen.
General Hospital’s Michael E. Knight (Martin) shares a special friendship with James Patrick Stuart (Valentin). Believe it or not, Knight even took Stuart on his long-ago honeymoon, according to Soap Weekly News.
A Lesson Learned
Sofia Mattsson was “overwhelmed” by the outpour of support she received from fans after Sasha and Brando lost their newborn son on General Hospital. The powerful storyline reminded the actress of what’s really important in life.
The Young and the Restless: Acting Insight
What comprises a truly great daytime scene? Y&R’s Michelle Stafford (Phyllis) gave some fascinating insight into a moment she recently shared with Christian Le Blanc (Micheal) and Mishael Morgan (Amanda).
Jordi’s Side Gig
Daytime actor by day, couples counselor by night? Y&R’s Jordi Vilasuso (Rey) revealed an interesting tale about how he helped an estranged twosome reunite.
During a recent Fantasy Events fan gathering Vincent Irizarry (ex-David, All My Children; ex-David Chow, Y&R) fielded a question about the late David Canary (ex-Adam/Stuart). Irizarry had some glowing words to share about his former co-star.
How does Y&R’s Christian Le Blanc (Michael) keep fit during the winter months? Luckily he lives in LA where beach workouts are a 365 day a year option, according to Soap Weekly News.