John McCook previews The Bold and the Beautiful‘s big fashion show. A Young and the Restless actor tells all about his battle with cancer, and Days of our Lives cast members chat with Soap Hub about all things Salem. Here’s everything you missed in the daytime world — with links — in the Soap Hub weekly news wrap.
Soap Hub Weekly News Y&R: Offscreen Battle
Christian Le Blanc (Michael, The Young and the Restless) opened up about his recent battle with cancer that led to his quick exit from the soap. Find out what happened.
B&B: Fashion Faceoff
Fans of The Bold and the Beautiful are eager to see father and son, Eric and Ridge (Thorsten Kaye), faceoff in a fashion showdown. Actor John McCook (Eric) previews the big event and how Covid reared its head smack in the middle of it.
Talking DAYS…And Victor
Soap Hub caught up with a bunch of Days of our Lives stars at the soap’s annual Day of Days event. Paul Telfer and Linsey Godfrey weighed in on all things Xander and Sarah, as well as the blockbuster paternity twist involving the late Victor’s mystery son.
The name Victor also came up while chatting with Wally Kurth (Justin), who played his nephew for decades. Kurth noted that the late John Aniston was “an inspiration” to him in terms of something quite interesting.
Storylines Past and Future
Lucas Adams (Tripp) reminisced about his wild past in Salem, while Victoria Grace (Wendy) revealed the family member she’d love to see on the soap.
Tamara Braun (Ava) and Stacy Haiduk (Kristen/Susan) discussed the fun they have working together, and how they were both delighted to see Susan rise from the dead.
General Hospital: Women Power
Tabyana Ali has inspired many with her luminous portrayal of college student Trina Robinson on General Hospital. The actress told Soap Hub all about the powerful women she admires and more.
GH: Opening Up
Maurice Benard (Sonny) tackled a new mental health topic on his video podcast, State Of Mind. Actor, Army veteran and realtor Daniel Lee Colvin opened up about his service in Kosovo, coming home to divorce, and how he and his ex-wife teamed up to make the healthiest possible life for their daughter.
General Hospital On Location
Tristan Rogers (Robert) recalled General Hospital location shoots gone by during a recent Zoom Event hosted by Coastal Entertainment. The actor touched upon the soap’s long-ago Asian Quarter plot that was shot in Vancouver and the hijinks that ensued during the hunt for the Ice Princess on Cassadine Island.
Ryan’s Hope Review
Ryan’s Hope: An Oral History of Daytime TV’s Groundbreaking Soap, is an interesting look behind the scenes at the former ABC soap. Check out our review of Tom Lisanti’s new book.