Days of our Lives cast members have signed a petition requesting immediate change at the soap… A General Hospital star’s wife is joining the show… And find out why Peter Bergman is so happy at The Young and the Restless these days… Here’s everything you missed in the daytime world — with links — in the Soap Hub soap opera weekly news wrap.
Days of our Lives Petition
In light of allegations made against Days of our Lives and co-executive producer/director Albert Alarr, the soap’s actors have signed a petition recommending that the executive be replaced. Check out the latest on the situation.
Meanwhile, former DAYS star Farah Fath Galfond (ex-Mimi) shared her experience working under Alarr over the years. You can read what she had to say here.
Greg Vaughan is temporarily out as DAYS’ Eric Brady, and Jason Gerhardt is replacing him. Find out what went down.
Star’s Wife Joins General Hospital
Josh Swickard’s (Chase) real-life wife, Lauren Swickard, is about to tackle a new role on General Hospital. Find out who she’s playing and how she’ll fit into the storyline on Soap Hub weekly news.
Father and Son United
GH’s John J. York (Mac) and Josh Kelly (Cody) discussed the inevitable reveal that their characters are father and son to Mac, who remains in the dark. Here’s what they had to say during a Coastal Entertainment virtual event.
GH’s Maurice Benard (Sonny) interviewed actress Scarlet Spencer on his video podcast, State Of Mind. The duo discussed the side effects of growing up in front of the bright lights of Hollywood and how she maintained a healthy psyche.
The Young and the Restless: Reason to Smile
Peter Bergman (Jack) chatted with Soap Hub weekly news about why he’s smiling so much these days on The Young and the Restless. Turns out the reason has a lot to do with leading lady Susan Walters, who plays Diane.
The Bold and the Beautiful: Traveling Man
Don Diamont (Bill) wasn’t among The Bold and the Beautiful cast members who traveled to Rome on the soap’s on-location shoot, but the actor and his wife, Cindy Ambuehl, recently went on vacation to Italy. Diamont shared highlights and photos from his spectacular trip.
In Other Soap Hub Weekly News: Book It
Melanie Smith, who played Emily Stewart on As the World Turns, opened up about her book, Unfinished Business: 8 Steps to Heal Your Trauma, Transcend Your Past, and Transform Your Life, during an interview with Soap Hub weekly news. It’s meant to help people deal with their past to live a more fulfilling present and future.