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Weekly Soap Opera News Takeaway: A Big Birthday, Returning Stars and MORE!

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Four actresses return to their popular roles, three leading men revealed their story twists and one huge rumor was dissected. That and a whole lot more was covered in the Soap Hub Weekly News Brief.

Many Happy Returns
Call it comeback week, as there was a slew of happy return announcements. Over at General Hospital Genie Francis, long beloved as Laura, is back on set taping scenes.

Find out when she’ll start airing again. And Donna Mills, Nina’s (Michelle Stafford) mad murderous mom, is heading back for a stint, too.

Over at Days of Our Lives, Chrishell Hartley (formerly Chrishell Stause) is resurrecting her role as Ben’s (Robert Scott Wilson) sister, Jordan Ridgeway, while Ashley Jones, last seen as Parker on General Hospital, is set to reprise her role as The Bold and the Beautiful’s Bridget Forrester.

Say What?
On the interview front, Chad Duell discussed his emotional storyline week as General Hospital’s Michael, the dastardly Nelle’s downfall, and actress Chloe Lanier’s exit.

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Meanwhile, Duell’s co-star, Jon Lindstrom weighed in on all the buzz about Kevin’s mentally ill brother Ryan and his possible return to Port Charles.

And Soap Hub spoke to Days of Our Lives’ Lamon Archey about Eli’s romantic future, his thoughts on his David’s death, and what it was like working with Beyoncé.

Scammed, Again
Another week, another scam. Tyler Christopher (Stefan, Days) became the latest soap star who fell victim to Internet fraud. Learn what happened and how you can protect yourself from falling for these cons.

Time to Celebrate
It was an eventful week for Bryan Dattilo (Lucas Horton, Days). The actor celebrated a very important day. And, on the social media front, he finally joined Instagram.

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