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Soap Hub Weekly News Wrap: Comebacks, Farewells, And New Beginnings!

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

This past week brought a legal battle, a major soap star returning, a daytime alum in crisis, and some final thoughts on the late Kristoff St. John. Here’s all the daytime news you missed in this soap opera news wrap.

Legal Action
Days of Our Lives is ensconced in a legal battle. Find out why the soap is suing distributor Sony Pictures Television.

Casting Coups
Happy news for “Lante” fans. Dominic Zamprogna is back taping scenes as Dante on General Hospital

The Bold and the Beautiful has found a new Thomas Forrester, and he used to hold down a major role on The Young and the Restless.

A Helping Hand
A former star of The Bold and the Beautiful is in crisis and a Go-Fund-Me page has been set up to help her.

Remembering Kristoff
Two of the women in the late Kristoff St. John’s (Neil, The Young and the Restless) life, spoke out: his fiancé Kseniya Mikhaleva and his former wife Mia St. John, who revealed his final words to her.

The actor’s final resting place has also been chosen. Plus, you can watch St. John’s last project, a film dedicated to his late son.

“Chabby” Fun
Check out Days of Our Lives’ Billy Flynn (Chad) and Kate Mansi (Abigail) having some fun behind the scenes.

Secret Stuff
Lynn Herring (Lucy) thinks she and a pair of other General Hospital stars should have figured out the Ryan/Kevin switcheroo already.

Plus, Herring, who’s wed to former Days star Wayne Northrop, shared some secrets about Roman and Marlena 1980s wedding.

Meanwhile, Eden McCoy (Josslyn, GH) prepped the soap’s fans for a huge secret in a video teaser, and Asher Morrissette’s (Thomas, Days) mom revealed a heartwarming story about Greg Rikaart (Leo).

Sami’s World
Alison Sweeney speaks out about the possibility of DAYS aging her TV kids, Johnny, Allie and Sydney.

And, speaking of Sweeney, did you know she’s responsible for soap vet Linda Dano (ex-Felicia, Another World; ex-Rae, One Life to Live) joining the
Hallmark family?

Branching Out
Jessica Collins (ex-Avery, Y&R) nabbed a role on Netflix anthology series Dolly Parton’s Heartstrings.

Maurice Benard (Sonny, GH) explains why he took on the role of mob boss John Gotti in the Lifetime movie Victoria Gotti: My Father’s Daughter.

Buff Bryan
Bryan Dattilo (ex-Lucas, Days) shared some shirtless photos displaying his tiptop physique.

Back Together Again
All My Children’s JR and Dixie — namely, actors Jacob Young and Cady McClain — recently shared a very happy reunion

Celebration Time
DAYS’ Galen Gering (Rafe) is this week’s birthday boy. Send him best wishes.

Video Credit: The Emmy Awards

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