They were co-stars on The Young and the Restless, and now Stacy Haiduk is about to debut in Eileen Davidson’s former Days of Our Lives roles… and the latter exudes nothing but class about the entire thing.
Davidson, who’s still airing on Y&R as Ashley, took to Twitter to wish her former co-star well as she’s about to air this week on DAYS as Kristen DiMera and Susan Banks.
“Big congratulations to @StaceHaiduk debuting as Kristen/Susan on @nbcdays this week!!! Stacey is a fantastic actress and I’m sure she will SLAY!!!!”
Davidson would certainly know: She shared screen time with Haiduk on Y&R back when Haiduk portrayed Emily, who was dating Ashley’s brother Jack (Peter Bergman) for some time. Of course, Haiduk played Patty Williams for longer, and the two Y&R characters are comparable to Susan and Kristen on DAYS.
Davidson will be stepping away from her role on Y&R, looking to take more time for herself after working the tough daytime schedule on and off (mostly on) since winning the role of Ashley back in 1984.
DAYS, looking to bring back the popular characters, decided to recast, with Haiduk winning the roles… and been getting praise already from her new co-stars. After the long wait since the casting was first announced, Haiduk finally makes her debut this week.
Considering Haiduk has the actress who created the roles in her corner, hopefully fans will also welcome the Salem newcomer with open arms.
— Eileen Davidson (@eileen_davidson) August 20, 2018
— Alison Sweeney (@Ali_Sweeney) August 20, 2018