A senseless death stunned the soap world, and actors around the daytime dial reacted to the tragic loss. Meanwhile, a popular star is departing, and a popular character is returning. Here’s all the daytime news you missed in our soap opera news wrap.
The cast of The Young and the Restless was stunned by the tragic death of Kristoff St. John (Neil).
Actors from the soap immediately shared loving words about the man, who touched them so deeply. Among them, his famous TV brother, Shemar Moore (ex-Malcolm).
The daytime community reacted to St. John’s passing, too.
In Memory of Kristoff… and Neil
YR aired a special tribute to St. John and his character on Friday, February 8, that you’ll want to catch online, if you missed it. Eric Braeden (Victor) spoke out about St. John, too, in a special Extra segment.
Hello Adam, Goodbye Griffin?
Word is YR is looking to recast Adam Newman. Yes, again. Also, Rumor has it that General Hospital’s Matt Cohen (Griffin) is getting set to leave the soap. But how?
A Major Health Scare
Susan Lucci, remembered as Erica Kane on All My CHildren had a terrifying health scare. In addition, Deidre Hall (Marlena, Days of Our Lives) discussed her mother’s illness hoping to help others. Also, Maurice Benard (Sonny, GH) issued a heartfelt message about mental illness.
Tristan Rogers (Robert, GH) made co-star Parry Shen’s (Brad) dream come true. Read all about it here.
Check out our February list of daytime stars celebrating special days, like GH’s Risa Dorken (Amy) and Trent Dawson (ex-Huxley).