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Soap Hub Weekly News Wrap: Iconic Roles, Inspiration & Ponytails

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Harassed soap star finally gets justice… CBS leading ladies speak out about mental health… General Hospital actor fighting for his health…  Here’s everything you missed in the daytime world — with links — in the Soap Hub soap opera weekly news wrap.

The Young and the Restless: Change of Heart

Jess Walton (Jill) has played mother–in-law to Christel Khalil’s Lily Winters on The Young and the Restless for many years and recently revealed an interesting tidbit. Originally, Lily didn’t like Jill, but one major thing changed that. 

Power of the Ponytail

What happened when a pair of Y&R stars, Christian LeBlanc (Michael) and Courtney Hope (Sally), turned up at the studio with the same hairstyle? A hilarious riff on who wore it better.

Braeden as Bond?

Eric Braeden, a daytime icon as Y&R’s Victor Newman, almost got the opportunity to vie for another iconic role, James Bond. However, something prevented it from happening reported on Soap Hub weekly news.

Anniversary Time

Melissa Ordway (Abby, Y&R) posted a special tribute to her husband, Justin Gaston, on their 10-year wedding anniversary. You can check out her loving words on Instagram.  

General Hospital: An Inspiring Chat

On the latest episode of his video podcast State Of Mind, Maurice Benard (Sonny, General Hospital) sat down for an eye-opening chat with Big Sky’s DeDee Pfeiffer. The pair delved into the homeless crisis around the US.

Days of our Lives: Salem Power Player

Jessica Serfaty is making waves as Days of our Lives attorney Sloan Peterson. Read on to find out a thing or seven about the talented actress revealed on Soap Hub weekly news. 

The Bold and the Beautiful: Together Time

Real-life soap duo Darin Brooks (Wyatt, The Bold and the Beautiful) and his wife, Kelly Kruger (ex-Mac, Y&R), are filming a Christmas movie together. Kruger shared some fun details about it.

Life Post Soaps

B&B alum Ashlyn Pearce (ex-Aly) chatted with Soap Hub about her life post daytime. Find out about the short film she directed. 

In Other Soap Hub Weekly News: Travel and Wellness

Jess Walton (Jill, Y&R) revealed her tips for wellness. Find out about the “swimming spa” she is adding to her home. Meanwhile, Kiara Barnes, remembered as Zoe on B&B, knows a thing or two about how to make airline travel as pleasant as possible.

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