A Bold and the Beautiful duo opened up about their characters’ pairing… A General Hospital actor reflected on his daytime debut and current storyline challenge… And a star of The Young and the Restless spoke out about a crisis affecting our nation… Here’s everything you missed in the daytime world — with links — in the Soap Hub soap opera weekly news wrap.
The Bold and the Beautiful: Coupling Up
Heather Tom and Don Diamont opened up to Soap Hub weekly news about how they came to be paired as Katie and Bill at The Bold and the Beautiful fan club event. It turns out Tom was instrumental in orchestrating the match.
Sean Kanan (Deacon, The Bold and the Beautiful; ex-AJ, General Hospital) discussed his sobriety, Karate Kid, Cobra Kai, and more on his old friend Maurice Benard’s (Sonny, GH) video podcast, State Of Mind. You can read all about it here.
General Hospital: Donnell Dishes
Donnell Turner (Curtis) looked back on his first day at General Hospital during a Zoom event hosted by Coastal Entertainment. It turns out former co-star Rebecca Budig (ex-Hayden) might have forever changed the course of his character. Plus, the actor also weighed in on the background work it’s taken to bring truth to his character’s struggle with paralysis.
Coby Ryan McLaughlin (ex-Shiloh, GH) posted a beautiful tribute to his late Uncle Dan. His loss came suddenly and deeply affected the actor.
Kate Mansi (Kristina, GH; ex-Abigail DAYS) shared some sad news with fans. It’s about her beloved pooch Leighla May.
The Young and the Restless: Addressing A Crisis
Eileen Davidson (Ashley, The Young and the Restless) spoke out about a major crisis affecting our nation on National Fentanyl Prevention and Awareness Day. Check out the video she shared to hear her encouraging words.
Melody Thomas Scott (Nikki, Y&R) recently traveled to Jamestown, New York, for an event to benefit the Lucille Ball Little Theatre. While she was there, the actress paid a special visit to a 96-year-old fan, and received a special honor herself.
In Other Soap Hub Weekly News: A Stunning Loss
Nancy Frangione, who played Tara Martin on All My Children and wreaked havoc as the diabolical Cecile DePoulignac on Another World, has passed away according to Soap Hub weekly news. The actress was 70.