Will and Sonny finally reunite on Days of Our Lives, but before they can even think about living happily ever after, they get a shocking surprise: Leo turns up on their doorstep.
Turns out the sleazy character, who the pair thought they accidentally killed, is alive and well and has a major ax to grind. Not to mention one serious demand: He wants Sonny to keep his promise and marry him.
Back with A Vengeance
“This is one of my favorite storylines of all time,” says Freddie Smith, who plays Sonny. “Will and Sonny are finally together, and then Leo comes back and ruins it. And then he blackmails them… It’s just unbelievable.”
A big part of the reason Smith loves the story is working with Greg Rikaart (Leo), again.
“He comes back super snarky, and he’s so funny,” notes Smith. “It was some of the hardest work I’ve had to do at not laughing during the scene. Because Sonny hates this guy, and I, as an actor, love Greg. I was like, ‘Freddie, okay act.’”
Man in the Middle
While Sonny doesn’t want to succumb to Leo’s demands, he finds himself between a rock and a hard place.
On the one hand, he loves Will and desperately wants to reconcile with him. On the other hand, Leo is still holding his sexual harassment suit over Sonny’s head and now he’s threatening to add attempted murder to the mix.
“Sonny’s conflicted,” acknowledges Smith. “He wants to be with Will, but Leo’s insisting he marry him. And Sonny doesn’t really feel he has an option.
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