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Soap Hub Weekly News Wrap: New Role, Baby News, And Health Updates

Soap Hub Weekly News Wrap: Icon Sighting, New Additions & The Dark Side

Popular Days of our Lives leading man tackles new role… General Hospital star quarantined with Covid… Baby fever hits behind the scenes and more. Here’s everything you missed in the daytime world — with links — in the Soap Hub soap opera news wrap.

Days of our Lives: New Role, Familiar Star

Robert Scott Wilson (ex-Ben) is heading back to Days of our Lives in a brand new role (Alex Kiriakis). The actor addressed the soap’s shocking move during an onset chat with Wally Kurth (Justin). Check out his thoughts on the twist.

Beyond Salem
Peter Reckell (Bo) thanked fans for supporting his return as Bo Brady on the Peacock special, Days of Our Lives: Beyond Salem via Twitter. He hopes it’s “just the beginning of an amazing adventure.”

Meanwhile, Miranda Wilson, who also appeared on the special as Bo’s old girlfriend Megan, chatted with Soap Hub weekly news about resurrecting her trouble-making character. Check out her video interview.

New Cop in Town
Elia Cantu is playing new Salem policewoman Jada Hunter on DAYS. Here’s a crash course on the talented actress.

General Hospital: Carly Quarantined

Laura Wright’s (Carly, GH) vacation with boyfriend Wes Ramsey (ex-Peter, GH) ended on a dark note: testing positive for Covid and having to quarantine in Colorado. The actress gave fans an update on her situation.

Talking Heyday
There’s a new episode of Maurice Benard’s (Sonny, GH) State of Mind podcast that you won’t want to miss. It features long-time co-stars and friends Jacklyn Zeman (Bobbie) and Kin Shriner (Scott), who shared the scoop on the soap’s heyday.

Off the Bucket List
Cameron Mathison (Drew) checked a major item off his bucket list during a shooting break in the GH schedule and teased on Soap Hub weekly news. It involves golf and super pro, Jack Nicklaus.

Travel and Wellness
In the latest installments of Travel Tuesday and Wellness Wednesday, Bradford Anderson (Spinelli, GH) revealed his love for all things Italy. Meanwhile, Kin Shriner (Scott) discussed the Hollywood workout.

The Young and the Restless: Giving Back

Michelle Stafford (Phyllis, The Young and the Restless) teamed up with a teacher in the Los Angeles area to help a talented student achieve a big dream. Find out how you can help.

Sister, Sister
Eva LaRue (ex-Celeste, Y&R) discovered she has a sister she never knew about via a DNA test. The actress detailed the amazing story.

The Bold and the Beautiful: Words of Appreciation

The B&B brass gave John McCook (Eric), who won this year’s Daytime Emmy award for Outstanding Leading Actor, another platform to express his feelings about his victory. Here’s a video of what he had to say from the Forrester living room set on the show’s stage.

Bonus B&B
Here’s the Soap Hub weekly news B&B bonus scene overseas fans get to see, but US fans don’t. It’s a touching moment between Sean Kanan (Deacon) and Annika Noelle (Hope).

In Other Soap Hub Weekly News: Baby Fever

And baby makes four. The Bold and the Beautiful’s Tanner Novlan (Finn), his actress wife, Kayla Ewell (ex-Caitlin), and their daughter, Poppy, have a new addition to their family. It’s a brand new baby boy.

The grandbabies keep coming for Melissa Reeves (Jennifer, DAYS) and Scott Reeves (ex-Ryan, Y&R). The DAYS vet took to Instagram to reveal the news that she and her hubby have welcomed another grandson, and she posted a photo, too.

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