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Soap Hub Weekly News Wrap: Big Moves, Tragic Deaths, Backstage Secrets

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

Big news about GH’s Morgan; a popular soap alum passes; and two couples have unexpected reunions… Here’s everything you missed in the daytime world — with links —  in the Soap Hub soap opera news Wrap.

Soap Opera News: Morgan’s Big Move

Bryan Craig, who won a Daytime Emmy for his portrayal of GH’s Morgan, is making a major move. Find out where the talented actor is headed.

Soap Vet Passes

Roscoe Born, who portrayed Trent on Days of Our Lives, Tom on The Young and the Restless and numerous other memorable daytime characters, tragically passed away at the age of 69. The actor’s family released information about the soap vet’s cause of death.

Slap Happy

During a segment on Entertainment Tonight, Katherine Kelly Lang (Brooke, The Bold and the Beautiful) shared some backstage secrets. And she even gave a demonstration on how to master a face slap.

Shaping Up

Michelle Stafford (Phyllis, YR) shared a video explaining how her health and fitness routine got interrupted by a minor injury. But now that she’s recovered, taking charge, and back on track.

Back Together Again

GH’s Michael Easton (Finn) and Rebecca Budig (ex-Hayden) recently had an off-screen reunion. Find out exactly what went down between the two stars.

Another former soap couple, BB alums Bobbie Eakes (ex-Macy) and Winsor Harmon (ex-Thorne), also reconnected. It seems Harmon was in the audience at Eakes’ play, This Side of Crazy.

Surprise Exit

Vinessa Antoine, GH’s original Jordan, is speaking out about her exit from the soap in 2018. Specifically, the fact that she never wanted to leave the soap permanently.

Girl Power

Darin Brooks (Wyatt, BB) celebrated International Women’s day, by posting a photo of himself with the two most important females in his life: his wife, actress Kelly Kruger (Mac, YR) and their beautiful baby girl, Everleigh.

New Campaigns and Causes

NBC fans will be seeing a lot more of Deidre Hall (Marlena). The Days of Our Lives actress was asked to join the network’s “The More You See Her” campaign.

Olivia Rose Keegan (ex-Claire) is always up for a good cause. In fact, the young actress just attended a star-studded event for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Kin’s Critique

Count Kin Shriner (Scott) among those excited about the release of GH co-star Maurice Benard’s soon-to-be-released biography, Nothing General About It. Shriner posted a fun video about his thoughts on the book that includes a special appearance by the author himself.

Paying Tribute

BB stars are still mourning and remembering Lee Phillip Bell. B&B’s John McCook (Eric) and Victor Saint-Lawrence (Carter) paid special tribute to the daytime trailblazer.

Keeping It Clean

The Bold and the Beautiful’s Katrina Bowden (Flo) is taking the coronavirus very seriously. And, as a germaphobe, she’s totally prepared for it.

Double Talk

Did you know there’s a connection between GH twins Grace and Ava Scarola, who play Avery Corinthos, and Theo and Erik Olson, who portray young Wiley? Check out what it is.

On the Move

Carolyn Hennesy (Diane, GH) is one of the soap community’s busiest actresses. She recently guest-starred on the CBS comedy series, Mom.

Adding to Their Clan

Denise Richards (Shauna, BB) wants to maybe expand her family. The new addition is of the four-legged variety.

Saying Goodbye

Double heartbreak for Tristan Rogers (Robert, GH; Colin, YR). Two months after losing his beloved bulldog, Willy, he’s had to say goodbye to another of his precious canines.

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