A Days of our Lives star reunites with her son, after decades apart… a General Hospital actress set to appear on a Soap Hub fireside chat… and some big baby news for a pair of daytime alums… Here’s everything you missed in the daytime world — with links — in the Soap Hub soap opera news wrap.
Soap Weekly News For GH: Stone Cold, Out!
Sad news for General Hospital fans, as Steve Burton is out as Jason “Stone Cold” Morgan. Burton addressed his departure candidly on Instagram. Here’s what he had to say.
Maurice Meets Mendez
The latest installment of Maurice Benard’s (Sonny, GH) YouTube show, State of Mind, features an interview with WWE wrestler AJ Lee; also known as New York Times best-selling author and mental health advocate AJ Mendez. Here’s what the pair talked about.
A Sad Goodbye
Lisa LoCicero (Olivia, GH) bid a sad adieu to her longtime pooch, Zelda Twilight Princess. The actress received condolences from a number of her GH co-stars.
Some Good News
Meanwhile, GH alumna Briana Nicole Henry (ex-Jordan Ashford) shared her own happy news on Instagram. She and her husband, composer Kris Bowers, are expecting their first child. Check out her thoughts about her pregnancy.
The Bold and The Beautiful: Baby Joy
The Bold and the Beautiful’s Jacqueline MacInnes Wood (Steffy) is embarking on motherhood again. She’s pregnant with her third child, and Soap Hub has the details.
In Other Projects
John McCook (Eric, B&B) has a brand new co-star that he absolutely adores: his real-life daughter, Molly McCook (Last Man Standing). Soap weekly news reports the pair are set to appear in the Food Network’s first-ever scripted feature, Candy Coated Christmas.
B&B’s Alley Mills (Pam) is returning to the New York stage to star in the Off-Broadway revival of Morning’s at Seven. The actress talked to Soap Hub at length about the project.
Over at Y&R: A Man and His Art
The Young and the Restless’ Christian Le Blanc (Michael) has launched a new website, Christian Le Blanc Art. You can check out the self-taught artist’s work here.
Soap weekly news reveals that former daytime and current This Is Us star Jason Hartley (ex-Adam, Y&R) is a brand new dad. Well, sort of. Meet Alice, the new pooch who’s captured his heart.
In Other Soap News: Daytime Losses
Bergen Williams, who played Quartermaine maid Big Alice on General Hospital, died after a battle with Wilson’s Disease. A few of her former co-stars shared their thoughts about the actress.
Meanwhile, Elizabeth Snyder, a former writer for Days of our Lives and The Bold and the Beautiful, has passed away at the age of 60. Former DAYS head writer, Marlene McPherson, discussed the loss of her longtime friend.