The Bold and the Beautiful recasts a key Forrester… Two General Hospital actors celebrate becoming dads… And Days of our Lives welcomes a new leading lady… Here’s everything you missed in the daytime world — with links — in the Soap Hub soap opera weekly news wrap.
The Bold and the Beautiful: Here Comes the Son
A popular Forrester is returning to the fold, however, a new actor will be playing him. Shameless star Joshua Hoffman has been cast as Ridge “RJ” Forrester Jr, Brooke (Katherine Kelly Lang) and Ridge’s (Thorsten Kaye) son according to Soap Hub weekly news.
General Hospital: Double Dads
Already a two-time dad on General Hospital, Chad Duell (Michael) is about to embark on real-life fatherhood. The actor and his girlfriend, Luna Lucci, are expecting their first child in September.
Meanwhile, GH co-star Josh Swickard (Chase) and his wife, Lauren, have welcomed baby number two and it’s a boy. Here’s what Swickard had to share about him.
A Powerful Discussion
During the latest episode of Maurice Benard’s (Sonny, GH) video podcast, State Of Mind, he chatted with former co-star Rebecca Budig (ex-Hayden) about a subject that affects millions of women. The actress opened up about her battle with postpartum depression.
Days of our Lives: Meet Aketra
Aketra Sevillian has boarded Days of our Lives as Talia Hunter, police detective Jada Hunter’s (Elia Cantu) little sister. Here’s a lowdown on the actress, including how she got her unusual first name.
The Young and the Restless: Milestone Birthday
Melissa Ordway (Abby, Y&R) is closing in on her 40th birthday, and her goal approaching the milestone is to get in “great shape.” Find out exactly how she plans to do it.
Hitting the Big Screen
Kate Linder (Esther, Y&R) has hit the big screen in the film, A Little White Lie, starring Michael Shannon, Kate Hudson, Don Johnson, and Zach Braff. She chatted with Soap Hub weekly news about the experience.
Eric Braeden (Victor, Y&R), who appeared in the blockbuster film, Titanic, recently reminisced about the amazing experience. Find out what he said to director James Cameron.