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Soap Hub Weekly News Wrap: Revelations, Returns & Tributes

Find out what happened this week.

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Soap Hub chats with Days of our Lives head writer… A star of yesteryear returning to The Young and the Restless… And a former The Bold and the Beautiful ingenue pens a revealing memoir… Here’s everything you missed in the daytime world — with links — in the Soap Hub soap opera weekly news wrap.

DAYS: Revelations

Days of our Lives head writer, Ron Carlivati, chatted with Soap Hub weekly news about all things Salem. Find out his thoughts on the soap’s Writers Guild of America Awards nomination and the return of villainess Megan Hathaway.

The Young and the Restless: Daughter Returns

Vail Bloom is heading back to The Young and the Restless as Heather Stevens, Paul Williams’s daughter. Here’s what we know about her return. 

Tribute to Lisa Marie

After learning about the death of Lisa Marie Presley, Gina Tognoni (ex-Phyllis Summers, Y&R) took to her piano to honor Elvis’s only daughter. You can listen to her rendition of “Can’t Help Falling In Love” here.

The Bold and the Beautiful: Star’s Memoir

Maitland Ward, who played ingenue Jessica Forrester on The Bold and the Beautiful, has penned Rated X: How Porn Liberated Me from Hollywood. She discussed the details of her revealing memoir in an exclusive interview with Soap Hub weekly news. 

Baby Joy

Heather Tom (Katie Logan, The Bold and the Beautiful) has welcomed a “new baby girl” to her family. Check out the photos of her adorable dog, Rosie; her son Zane’s first puppy.

General Hospital: Revealing Conversation

Frank Grillo (ex-Hart Jessup, Guiding Light) sat down with General Hospital’s Maurice Benard (Sonny) on this week’s episode of his video podcast show, State of Mind. The pair discussed alcoholism, depression, anxiety, suicide, and more.

Pageant Post

Lynn Herring (Lucy Coe, GH) received a Twitter surprise when a fan posted footage of her winning Miss Virginia USA in 1977. The delighted actress was quick to express what seeing it meant to her.

Wellness Wednesday

Donnell Turner (Curtis Ashford, GH) has adopted a new approach to fitness since his recent milestone birthday. He talked all about it in this week’s Wellness Wednesday feature.

In Other Soap Hub Weekly News: Soap Vet Passes

Michael Levin, remembered for his portrayal of reporter Jack Fenelli on ABC’s Ryan’s Hope, died at the age of 90. Take a look back at the actor’s career.

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