A General Hospital star says goodbye, a Days of Our Lives actress talks a milestone anniversary, and a daytime alum returns to LA… Here’s everything you missed in the daytime world — with links — in the Soap Hub soap opera news wrap.
Soap Opera News: Cast Moves at GH
William deVry confirmed he’s out as General Hospital’s Julian Jerome after seven exciting years. Read what he had to say about the stunning more here.
A simple word on her Instagram account, “Working,” has fans of Rebecca Budig in a tizzy. They’re hoping it might mean she’s returning to GH as Hayden Barnes.
In honor of Days of Our Lives’ 55th anniversary, longtime star Suzanne Rogers (Maggie) sat down for an exclusive interview with Soap Hub. She shared some interesting stories from her tenure with the show.
GH’s Kathleen Gati sat down for a fireside chat with Soap Hub. You can watch her fun interaction with the site’s staff and fans here.
The Young and the Restless’ Camryn Grimes (Mariah/ex-Cassie) recently took part in a fun Q&A chat with fans on her social media account. She answered all their questions, including what was the hardest storyline she’s ever had to film.
Big Soap Alum News
After over a year away from social media, Tyler Christopher (ex-Nikolas, GH/ex-Stefan, DAYS) has revealed some major news. It includes a near death experience and a move back to California.
Remembering Alex Trebek
GH alumna Hayley Erin (ex-Kiki) shared a fond memory of Alex Trebek following his recent passing. Apparently, it was the Jeopardy! host, who gave her one of her most prized possessions.
The Bold and the Beautiful’s Don Diamont (Bill) paid tribute to Trebek, too. He called the primetime star, “a courageous champion!”
Apparently, Eden McCoy (Josslyn) didn’t know everything there is to know about her fellow GH characters. See what she revealed during an appearance on Steve Burton (Jason) and Bradford Anderson’s (Spinelli) youtube talk show That’s Awesome.
Jeff Kober (Cyrus Renault) was also a guest on the aforementioned show. And he took part in an interesting session: 7 Questions With Steve and Brad.
Evoking Happy Tears
Maurice Benard (Sonny) brought a longtime GH fan to tears — of joy! You’ll want to watch his Cameo interaction with a sweet woman named Virginia.
Sexy Christmas Cheer
Jen Lilley (ex-Theresa) launched Operation Christmas: Is Not Cancelled to spread cheer and help thousands of families in need. And she got help from the sexy men of Days, who made a video to promote the cause. You can watch it here.
The busy actress also recently adopted her second child, bringing her kid count to three. In honor of World Adoption Day, she shared a moving post about the cause she deeply believes in.
On the Facts Front
Empire alum Diamond White has landed at BB as Zoe’s sister, Paris Buckingham. Check out seven facts about the talented actress.
Bryan Craig (ex-Morgan, GH) has a new movie coming to Amazon Prime. We’ve got the details on The Ride, an inspiring story about a bike motocross champion who overcame an abusive childhood.
Reign Edwards (ex-Nicole, BB) has booked a new film. She’ll be sharing the screen with Charlie Gillespie in Love You Anyway.
Soap vet Vincent Irizarry, last seen as Deimos Kiriakis on DAYS, has branched out with another career. He’s joined the team of The Boisset Collection, offering wines for personal home and corporate purchase.
Katrina Bowden (Flo, BB) left the southern California sunshine for a weekend getaway to chilly Big Bear. It turned into an adventure of sorts when things took an unexpected turn.
How does Matthew Atkinson unwind after a day of Thomas’s wild antics on BB? Working out is apparently key, plus he loves to explore nature, too.