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Soap Hub Weekly News Brief: Casting Shockers And Family Milestones

Soap Hub Weekly News Wrap: Icon Sighting, New Additions & The Dark Side

A popular soap opera couple reunites, an actress speaks out about her show status, the Daytime Emmys sets a date and more… Here’s what you missed over the last 7 days courtesy of the Soap Hub Weekly News Brief.

Back Together Again
Bryton James (Devon) and former leading lady Mishael Morgan (ex-Hilary) recently reunited, and it had everything to do with The Young and the Restless and “Hevon” fans.

Straight Talk
Christel Khalil (Lily) revealed the real reasons she opted to switch to recurring status at Y&R.

Back to Stay
After a few years as recurring, Jennifer Gareis (Donna) is heading back to The Bold and the Beautiful full-time.

Heartbreaking Losses
Months after a heartfelt personal loss, Melissa Claire Egan (ex-Chelsea, Y&R) opened up about it.

Meanwhile, Melissa Ordway (Abby, Y&R) and her husband Justin Gaston (ex-Ben, Days) are going through a very sad time of their own.

Save the Date
Despite controversy and the looming possibility of boycotts, a date was set for the 2019 Daytime Emmy Awards show.

Branching Out
Ashleigh Brewer, remembered as Ivy on B&B, has landed a brand new soap role. Find out where.

All in the Family
There’s a new grandchild on the way for Drake Hogestyn (John, Days of Our Lives) and his wife Victoria, and the actor shared some happy details about the impending bundle of joy.

The Bold the Beautiful’s Jacob Young (Ric) is expanding his family of five, too.

Adoring Dads
Maurice Benard (Sonny, GH) had to miss his daughter’s birthday, but sent her a beautiful message on her special day.

Meanwhile, Jason Thompson (Billy, Y&R) was with his baby girl on her birthday and delivered some heartfelt words about the precious one-year-old.

Heading to Town
Y&R is casting a new character and it sounds like she could be mixing things up with the gang at Jabot.

You Say It’s Your Birthday
It was cake and candle time for Alison Sweeney (Sami, Days), Bradford Anderson (Spinelli, GH) and GH birthday “ twins” Billy Miller (Drew; ex-Billy, Y&R) and TK Weaver (Danny).

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