Ben Weston, the crazy man who tormented Abigail and Chad and killed off some Salem citizens during his reign of terror as the Necktie Killer is heading back to Days of our Lives, and it looks like he’ll have a new lady in his corner: Ciara.
“Well, he needs somebody to support him,” teases Robert Scott Wilson. “Hopefully, he has at least one fan. We’ll just leave it at that.”
A New Hookup
Rumors of a potential Ben and Ciara hookup surfaced when an episodic photo of the pair sitting on a bed – a bed that looks eerily similar to the one Ben tied Abigail and Chad to and set on fire — appeared online.
While Wilson can’t go into storyline details, he has nothing but rave reviews about actress Victoria Konafel (Ciara).
“I knew she was new here, but it’s been nothing less than awesome working with her,” declares Wilson.
“I’m grateful that they brought somebody on who can handle the work load and treat it with the care that it needs, especially having to work with a menace like Ben. It’s a lot and think she’s doing a great job.”
A Different Ben
Wilson uses the word “grateful” a lot in describing his return to DAYS. “I’m honored and I’m ready to kick some more ass,” delivers the actor with a smile.
Wilson, whose character has bounced between prison and a mental hospital since leaving the soap, is thrilled to be back as Ben — not a twin or lookalike.
But what, exactly, does that mean? Well, his formerly maniacal alter ego has undergone a recovery of sorts.
“My first scenes are with Deidre Hall (Marlena),” explains Wilson “She’s been Ben’s doctor from the very beginning. So, to have this clearance from her is everything. Marlena is the gatekeeper ...continue reading on the next page —>