A beloved daytime star lost everything in a devastating fire. And a super popular leading men is returning to his most celebrated role. Read on to find out more about the above, plus links to all the other daytime stories you may have missed in the Soap Hub Weekly News Wrap.
Losing It All
Tracey Bregman (Lauren, The Young and the Restless) shared the emotional impact of losing her home during the California wildfires.
Plus, find out the priceless gift the Y&R writers sent her in hopes of relieving a small part of her pain.
Matthew Ashford set the record straight about his Days of Our Lives return as Jack.
And, over at Y&R, one of Lauren and Michael’s missing family members is heading back on the canvas.
Battle of Her Life
Former General Hospital leading lady Vanessa Marcil (ex-Brenda) spoke out — for the first time and in detail — about her custody battle with Brian Austin Greene over their son Kassius.
Speaking of GH, the soap is going to the dogs, and you can thank Josh Swickard (Chase).
Alison Sweeney (ex-Sami) is working on a new project with Linda Dano (ex-Felicia, Another World; ex-Rae, One Life to Live).
A Bold and the Beautiful actress has been cast as the lead in a brand new primetime soap.
Meanwhile, Ronn Moss (ex-Ridge, B&B) is moving forward in a new — well, actually, old career direction.
Meanwhile, is Karla Mosley ever returning to B&B following her maternity leave? Soap Hub has the scoop on Maya’s future.
Special Times… and Messages
Melissa Ordway (Abby, Y&R) got into the Christmas spirit early, thanks to two little “elves.”
Wes Ramsey (Peter) had a special message regarding Peter August and GH fans.
Time to Celebrate
Find out about the big personal celebrations DAYS’ Tyler Christopher (Stefan), Casey Moss (JJ) and Vincent Irizarry (ex-Deimos), and Y&R’s Judith Chapman (Gloria) and Kelly Kruger (Mac) and had over the past week.