A pair of daytime leading ladies are saying goodbye..… The soap world bids farewell to a legend… and The Young and the Restless makes a surprise recast… Here’s everything you missed in the daytime world — with links — in the Soap Hub soap opera weekly news wrap.
General Hospital: Powerful State of Mind
Daytime vet Catherine Hickland and her husband, Todd Fisher, were this week’s guests on Maurice Benard’s (Sonny, GH) video podcast series, State Of Mind. The couple discussed their relationship, as well as Todd’s sister, actress Carrie Fisher, a mental health trailblazer.
Maurice Benard (Sonny, GH) posted an adorable Instagram video with his onscreen daughter, Grace Scarola, who plays Avery. It includes a precious drawing she made for her TV dad.
Travel and Wellness
Josh Kelly (Cody, GH) shared his thoughts about wellness and keeping fit, including his favorite activity: dancing. On the travel front, Tabyana Ali (Trina) revealed her dream travel destination: Tuscany.
Soap Hub weekly news chatted with General Hospital’s Josh Kelly about his intriguing role as Cody, including the character’s connection to some Port Charles residents. You can read it here.
The Bold and the Beautiful: Brooke vs. Taylor
B&B fans are bound to take sides in the Brooke vs. Taylor battle over Ridge. However, according to Soap Hub weekly news the soap opera is taking a stand to make sure neither Katherine Kelly Lang nor Krista Allen ends up bullied in the process.
Ashley Jones (Bridget, B&B) has taken on the role of director in some Lifetime Movie Network thrillers and she’s appearing in one of them, too. Check out the details here.
Days of our Lives: Back in the Saddle
Judi Evans (Bonnie, DAYS) had a horseback riding accident that landed her in the hospital back in May of 2020. But now she’s back in the saddle again, enjoying one of her favorite pastimes.
The Young and the Restless: Unfamiliar Face
The Young and the Restless has had to temporarily recast the role of Imani Benedict. Find out why and who’ll be taking over the part.
Jordi Vilasuso (ex-Rey, Y&R) couldn’t be prouder of his daughter, Everly. He shared the details of her debut in the HBO Max series, Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin.
Back to School
Melissa Ordway (Abby, Y&R) eagerly helped her daughters, Olivia and Sophie, get ready for their return to school. And what better way to do it than with a fun craft project?
In Other Soap Hub Weekly News: Leaving Ladies
After nine years of portraying Quinn on The Bold and the Beautiful, Rena Sofer is leaving the CBS soap, and Soap Hub has the details. Meanwhile, Sofer’s co-stars have begun wishing her well, led by leading man Lawrence Saint-Victor (Carter Walton, B&B).
General Hospital is losing a leading lady, too. Kelly Thiebaud is heading back to primetime drama Station 19. Here’s what we know about Britt’s Port Charles exit.
The soap world lost one of its brightest stars ever when actress Anne Heche (ex-Marly/Vicky, Another World) died following a horrific car crash. A number of daytime stars reflected on her tragic passing.