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Soap Opera News Wrap: A Soap Hopper, A New Baby, and MORE!


An actor chatted with fans about his upcoming departure – no holds barred! An executive producer addressed exit rumors about one of his show’s stars. All that and more are covered in the Soap Hub Weekly News Brief.

Patch Unpatched
Days of Our Lives’ Stephen Nichols, who opted not to renew his contract as Steve “Patch” Johnson, hosted a Twitter chat with his followers. Among the topics covered: some details about his impending exit and his favorite memories of his tenure in Salem.

Bye-Bye Tessa?
The fate of the Tessa (Cait Fairbanks) and Mariah (Camryn Grimes) coupling had some fans of The Young and the Restless worried; particularly when exit rumors surfaced about one of the actresses. The show’s head writer and executive producer Mal Young addressed the subject on Twitter.

Babies and Celebrations
Mishael Morgan, who just suffered a devastating pregnancy loss as Hilary Curtis on Y&R, announced happy baby news of her own. Is this her first child? And is she expecting a boy or a girl?

Speaking of Morgan, she and co-star Kristoff St. John (Neil) both had something special to celebrate last weekend.

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Scammed Again
Eric Martsolf (Brady, Days) became the latest actor at the center of a social media scam. His reaction when an imposter started soliciting funds from his devoted fans was priceless.

Jordi’s Return
Jordi Vilasuso, who last appeared as Dario Hernandez on Day, landed a new role on Y&R. Find out who he’s playing and when he starts airing.

Soap Actor Convicted
A former soap extra, who appeared on Days, Y&R and the defunct All My Children, was convicted of an unspeakable crime.

Missed Opportunity
Jen Lilley departed Days, again. Too bad the soap never cashed in on the sparks she shared with a leading man. And no, it’s not Eric Martsolf!

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