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Soap Hub Weekly News Wrap: A Great Loss, Road Rage & A Big Return

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Days of our Lives said goodbye to a legend… The real reason General Hospital recast Heather… And The Bold and the Beautiful’s Katherine Kelly Lang addressed Brooke and Ridge’s split… Here’s everything you missed in the daytime world — with links — in the Soap Hub soap opera weekly news wrap.

Days of our Lives: Farewell to a Legend

Daytime legend John Aniston, best known for his role as Victor Kiriakis on Days of our Lives, has passed away. A number of his Salem co-stars took to social media to pay tribute to the actor and share their memories of him reported by Soap Hub weekly news.

Many Happy Returns

There is uplifting news over at DAYS. Recently, the show announced the best of the best. Peter Reckell and Kristian Alfonso are heading back as supercouple Bo and Hope Brady.

The Bold and the Beautiful: Brooke’s Revenge

Soap Hub weekly news chatted with The Bold and the Beautiful’s Katherine Kelly Lang, who’s been out in the cold as Brooke Logan ever since Ridge Forrester abruptly ended their marriage and reconciled with Taylor Hayes. When and if Brooke ever takes him back, the actress believes Ridge needs to “beg… for a year.”  

A Case of Road Rage

Denise Richards (Shauna Fulton, B&B) endured a horrifying moment while out driving on an L.A. freeway. The incident, a clear case of road rage, ended in gunfire.

General Hospital: Where’s Robin?

Why didn’t actress Robin Mattson reprise the role of Heather Webber, when she recently turned up on General Hospital? The actress weighed in on what prevented her return.

Farewell to Her Father

Lisa LoCicero (Olivia Quartermaine, GH) recently suffered a sad personal loss. The actress’s father passed away and she opened up about it on social media.   

Tabyana Talks Struggles

Tabyana Ali (Trina Robinson) was the featured guest on GH co-star Maurice Benard’s (Sonny Corinthos) video podcast, State Of Mind. She opened up about her struggle with racism, anxiety, and depression.

The Young and the Restless: The Mystery Room

Fans of The Young and the Restless had some questions when a new room in the Chancellor’s mansion suddenly popped up on screen. Melissa Ordway (Abby Newman Abbott Chancellor) promptly set the record straight.

A Film Collaboration

Y&R’S Sean Dominic (Nate Hastings) and Brytni Sarpy (Elena Dawson) are collaborating on the new film, The Prince of Detroit. Here’s everything Soap Hub weekly news knows about the project. 

In Other Soap Hub Weekly News 

A Sad Farewell

Robert Clary (ex-Pierre, Y&R; ex-Robert, DAYS; ex-Pierre, B&B), best known for his role as Corporal Louis LeBeau on Hogan’s Heroes, died on November 16. Read Soap Hub’s tribute to the legendary actor

Marcil Speaks Out

Comments from Fuller House star Candace Cameron Bure about leaving Hallmark for GAC, because the network will focus on “traditional” relationships, incited Vanessa Marcil (ex-Brenda Barrett, GH)  to speak out. Check out the powerful message Marcil shared here

Travel Time

Alley Mills (Pam Douglas, B&B; Heather Webber, GH) opened up to Soap Hub weekly news about traveling to New York to appear in the off-Broadway play, ‘Morning’s at Seven.’ Find out why it meant so much to her.

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