Finally, General Hospital casts Elizabeth’s parents… Days of our Lives star speaks out about Hispanic heritage… A group of The Young and the Restless star dish on their dressing rooms… Here’s everything you missed in the daytime world — with links — in the Soap Hub soap opera weekly news wrap.
Days of our Lives: Hispanic Heritage
In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, Days of our Lives’ Camila Banus (Gabi) and her mother, Carmen, teamed up for a special video on the soap’s official YouTube channel. The duo reflected on their culture and the importance of representing Hispanics.
General Hospital: Parents Cast
General Hospital viewers are finally going to meet the parents of Elizabeth Webber (Rebecca Herbst). The two characters, who have been referenced for months, have finally been cast.
Ahead of heading to Graceland with some of her GH cast members for a three-day meet-and-greet with fans, Avery Kristen Pohl sat down for a chat as reported on Soap Hub weekly news. The actress weighed in on all things Esme Prince.
Tools and Advice
Maurice Benard (Sonny Corinthos) launched three new State Of Mind video podcast episodes. They featured in-depth conversations about the mental health tools that can save you or a loved one’s life with Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance’s (DBSA) CEO Michael Pollock and Facilitator and Chapter President Michele Bibby.
Tajh Bellow (TJ Ashford, GH) finally got to realize one of his dreams: watching a Broadway show. He captured the moment on Instagram and couldn’t stop raving about it, and it was shared on Soap Hub weekly news.
The Young and the Restless: Dressing Rumors
A group of actors from The Young and the Restless dished on their dressing rooms, including which ones are tops. The video, posted on the show’s official Instagram account, features Melody Thomas Scott (Nikki Newman), Peter Bergman (Jack Abbott, Lauralee Bell (Christine Williams), Christel Khalil (Lily Winters), and more.
Robert Newman (ex-Ashland Locke, Y&R) reported a pair of fake Twitter and Instagram accounts claiming to be him. The actor warned not to fall for the scam.
Popping the Question
Rory Gibson (Noah Newman) is a true romantic offscreen. The actor recently proposed to his girlfriend, Alicia Ruelas, in a Hawaiian beach setting, which you can read all about it on Soap Hub weekly news.
The Bold and the Beautiful: Dancing Machine
Henry Joseph Samiri, who’s been wowing fans as young Douglas Forrester since 2019, can do a lot more than act. The young star posted a video of himself dancing with his coach, and it’s pretty amazing.
Adrienne Frantz (ex-Amber Moore, B&B and Y&R) reached out for prayers for some family members. Apparently, her mother, father, and daughter, Amélie, were all hospitalized.
Ashlyn Pearce (ex-Aly Forrester, B&B) didn’t get to travel abroad for remote shoots during her time on the soap, she did venture out of the studio on occasion. She chatted with Soap Hub weekly news about some of her favorite trips.
In Other Soap Hub Week News
Nadia Bjorlin took a break from her troubled love life as Chloe Lane on DAYS to tackle a role in the movie, Nothing Is Impossible. She chatted with Soap Hub weekly news about the film, which is currently streaming on Pure Flix.
Johnny Wactor may be dead and buried as GH’s Brando Corbin, but he’s forging onward and upward in his career. The actor spoke with Soap Hub about his role in the film Supercell, which stars daytime alums Alec Baldwin and the late Anne Heche.
Michael O’Leary (ex-Rick Bauer, Guiding Light) has a role in Halloween Ends, the final installment in the cult movie franchise. The actor spoke to Soap Hub weekly news about it, as well as the special GL connection he has to the film’s star, Jamie Lee Curtis.
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