Big exits at General Hospital and The Young and the Restless… a Daytime Emmy winner opens up about addiction and mental health… and soap legend Susan Lucci suffers a tragic loss… Here’s everything you missed in the daytime world — with links — in the Soap Hub soap opera news wrap.
General Hospital: Big Stars Exits
A new Alexis on General Hospital? Say it isn’t so? But it is. Find out why Nancy Lee Grahn is out… temporarily.
Tyler Opens Up
General Hospital’s Maurice Benard (Sonny) welcomed his dear friend and former co-star, Tyler Christopher (ex-Nikolas), on his video podcast State Of Mind. The pair delved into Christopher’s battle with addiction and bipolar disorder as reported on Soap Opera weekly news.
Christopher also opened up to Soap Hub about his longtime struggles. You can read the exclusive interview here.
Parry Shen (Brad, GH) revealed his thoughts on personal fitness and wellness during a chat with Soap Hub. Find out what he had to say on the subjects.
GH’s Marcus Coloma (Nikolas) and Nicholas Alexander Chavez (Spencer) discussed their real-life and onscreen relationship during a General Hospital Fantasy Events Zoom. Find out how the father/son team gets along behind the scenes.
The Young and the Restless: Tragic Fire
A devastating house fire has claimed the lives of Mishael Morgan’s (Amanda, Y&R) brother-in-law and his family. The actress shared the devastating news on Twitter according to Soap Hub weekly news.
A Surprise Exit
Meanwhile, Jordi Vilasuso is leaving his role as Rey on The Young and the Restless. The actor’s castmates reacted to his surprising exit.
25 And Counting
Lauralee Bell (Christine, Y&R) recently toasted her 25th wedding year anniversary with her husband Scott Martin. The couple celebrated the milestone in style. Check out the photos.
Y&R has brought back Susan Walters as Diane Jenkins. Here’s a list of some fun facts about the daytime vet.
Days of our Lives: 7 Things to Know
Zach Tinker (ex-Fen, Y&R) is fitting in fabulously as Days of our Lives’ new Sonny Kiriakis. Check out some interesting tidbits about him reported by Soap Hub weekly news.
Cut It Out
DAYS’ YouTube page recently featured a scene between Marci Miller’s Abigail Deveraux DiMera and Eric Martsolf’s Brady Black that didn’t make the cut onscreen. You can watch it here.
The Bold and the Beautiful: A Father’s Pride
Don Diamont (Bill, B&B) is beaming with pride over his son, Davis Ambuehl. The young man is headed to play basketball at the University of Mississippi.
Bruce Willis’ recent diagnosis with aphasia prompted The Bold and the Beautiful’s Sean Kanan (Deacon), who appeared in two films with the actor, to offer up some supportive words. In addition, Soap Hub is giving fans of Kanan a chance to win an autographed copy of his book, Way of the COBRA. Check out the details.
In Other Soap Opera Weekly News: Major Loss for Lucci
Condolences to daytime legend Susan Lucci (ex-Erica Kane, All My Children). The actress recently lost her husband of over 50 years, Helmut Huber.
They Say It’s Their Birthday
Who among your favorite soap stars is celebrating a birthday in April? Check out Soap Hub’s special list of actors and actresses who’ll be toasting another year.
An array of soap stars attended a Secret Room Event that honored this year’s Oscar nominees. Secret Oscar gifting room collection of photos from the gathering.