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Soap Hub Weekly News Wrap: Medical Crises, Fan Fave Returns & Tribute

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There’s major drama coming up on The Bold and the Beautiful and The Young and the Restless this fall… A Daytime Emmy-winning actress is returning to General Hospital… And two actors open up about their personal medical crises… Here’s everything you missed in the daytime world — with links — in the Soap Hub soap opera weekly news wrap.

General Hospital: Lois Returns

Rena Sofer is finally heading back to daytime, but not as B&B’s Quinn. The actress is returning to General Hospital as the lovable Lois Cerullo, the role that won her a Daytime Emmy. Here’s what we know so far. 

Medical Crises

John J. York surprised GH fans, when he announced that he’d be taking a break from his role as Mac Scorpio. He’s since opened up about his battle with myelodysplastic syndrome and the bone marrow biopsies and chemo treatments he’s had to endure.

The Young and the Restless: Exit Explained

Doug Davidson has been off the canvas as Y&R’s Paul Williams for years, but only recently cleaned out his dressing room. The actor spoke to Soap Hub weekly news about how his definitive exit from the soap he joined in 1978 came to pass. 

Brooks O’Briant Shares Private Battle

Meanwhile, Y&R’s Lily Brooks O’Briant (Lucy) had been battling a real-life health issue that left her struggling with insurmountable pain. The actress spoke out about the life-changing surgery that changed her life. 

Opening Up

Y&R’s Trevor St. John (Tucker) chatted with Maurice Benard (Sonny, GH) on the latest episode of his video podcast, State Of Mind. The pair discussed grief and how it can inform the task of acting. 

The Bold and the Beautiful: Where’s Taylor?

B&B’s Taylor has gone MIA, but she’ll be back on screen soon. Find out when Krista Allen will be resurfacing.

Who’s That Girl?

B&B newcomer Lisa Yamada is playing Luna, the new intern at Forrester Creations. Here are some fun facts about the actress.   

In Other Soap Hub Weekly News: A Fond Farewell

Numerous members of the daytime press passed away in 2023. Soap Hub weekly news pays a special tribute to all of them. 

Catching Up With…

Soap Hub chatted with former B&B star Karla Mosley (ex-Maya) about the new role she’s tackling. You can read all about it here. 

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