Greg Vaughan says goodbye to DAYS, GH co-stars are missing Mike and Max, and a pair of YR vets are heading home… Here’s everything you missed in the daytime world — with links, in the Soap Hub soap opera Wrap.
Soap Opera News: DAYS Star Says Goodbye
Greg Vaughan, who opted to leave his role as Eric Brady, has the fondest memories of his years on Days of Our Lives, He shared a collection of photos from his experience on Instagram.
Co-stars Missing Mike and Max
Mike’s heartbreaking death on General Hospital didn’t just have fans tearing up. Actor Max Gail’s co-stars felt the exact same way.
Plus, Maurice Benard (Sonny, GH) said a special goodbye to Gail, too, and shared a fun video of him and his TV dad.
YR Stars Heading Home
Returns are on the horizon from not one, but two popular The Young and the Restless vets. Find out which actor and actress will soon be resurfacing.
Look Who’s Talking
Nancy Lee Grahn chatted with Soap Hub about Alexis’ plight with osteoporosis on GH, noting that she’s an advocate for women’s rights.
Meanwhile, Chrishell Stause (ex-Jordan, Days) weighed in on life at Dancing With the Stars and whether or not her pro partner, Gleb Savchenko, has soap star potential.
Denise Richards (Shauna, The Bold and the Beautiful) was a guest on The Real and chatted about why she decided to leave her high profile gig on The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. Check out what she had to say.
Jason Thompson (Billy, YR) finally got the Daytime Emmy he earned back in June, and here’s what he had to say about the coveted trophy. Plus, some of the winners of Soap Hub’s inaugural fan-based awards took to social media to thank the devoted daytime viewers who voted for them.
Personal Highs and Lows
My how fast they grow. The Bold and the Beautiful star Darin Brooks (Wyatt, B&B) and his wife, Kelly Kruger (ex-Mac, Y&R), just celebrated their adorable daughter Everleigh’s first birthday.
Melissa Reeves (Jennifer, DAYS) and Scott Reeves (ex-Ryan, YR; ex-Steve, GH) just welcomed their second grandchild, courtesy of their son, Larry, and his wife, Olivia. Wait until you see the photo of the adorable baby boy.
Lilly Melgar (ex-Lily, GH) bid a sad farewell to her beloved father. The actress paid a touching tribute to the man she called “my king.”
The Numbers Game
Who won the daytime ratings race, this week? The soap opera has the latest numbers on all the soaps.
In Other Projects…
GH’s Rebecca Budig (ex-Hayden) and Michael Easton (Finn) teamed up on the short film About A Girl, which tackles postpartum depression And the pair are receiving accolades for their efforts.
Ashley Jones (ex-Bridget, BB) and Kelly Kruger (ex-Mac, YR) paid a visit to their old CBS studio complex. It seems the two actresses are working on a new secret project.
Cast Your Ballot
With election day fast approaching, a group of soap stars urged fans to do their civic duty and vote. Check out what Linsey Godfrey (Sarah, DAYS), Katrina Bowden (Flo, BB) and others had to say.
Now Hear This
Jon Lindstrom, who plays Dr. Kevin Collins on GH, just got his flu shot and explains why you should too. Hint: It has to do with COVID-19
Susan Lucci (ex-Erica, All My Children), who’s a national volunteer for the American Heart Association, spoke out about a medical billing practice that’s gotten her ire. And she even went to Washington to lobby Congress to end it.