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Soap Hub Weekly News Wrap: Weddings, Losses & Saying Goodbye

Find out what happened this week.

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General Hospital parts ways with lead actor… A star of The Young and the Restless recovers from surgery… And a Days of our Lives actress says goodbye… Here’s everything you missed in the daytime world — with links — in the Soap Hub soap opera weekly news wrap.

General Hospital: Bye-Bye Nikolas?

Marcus Coloma has been let go from his role as Nikolas Cassadine on General Hospital. Here’s everything we know about the surprise casting move. 

Both Coloma and co-star Maurice Benard (Sonny Corinthos) spoke out about Coloma’s pending GH exit. Find out what they each had to say.

The Hook Strikes Again

Michael Blake Kruse exited GH, after his character, Rory Cabrera, became The Hook’s latest victim. The actor reflected on his departure from the soap.

State of Mind

Kyle Oldham, the daughter of  Lee Meriwether (ex-Ruth Martin, All My Children), was this week’s guest on Maurice Benard’s video podcast show, State Of Mind. The former Price is Right spokesmodel and Benard discussed overcoming physical limitations and helping ailing parents.

The Young and the Restless: Star Hospitalized

Eric Braeden (Victor Newman) was recently hospitalized for knee replacement surgery. The actor gave fans an update on his condition and revealed how he’s keeping in shape during his recovery. 

Memory Lane

Lauralee Bell’s (Christine Williams) onscreen reunion with Michael Damian (Danny Romalotti) on Y&R inspired the actress to share clips, photos, and magazine covers from their decades as a soap supercouple. Check it out

Change at the Top

Tony Morina has left his post as Executive Producer of The Young and the Restless. He addressed the situation with Soap Hub weekly news. 

Days of our Lives: Saying Goodbye

Tamara Braun bid adieu to Days of our Lives, after her character, Ava Vitali, was carted off to the mental hospital. Check out her final words to fans. 

Wedding Bells

Brandon Barash (Stefan DiMera, DAYS; ex-Johnny Zacchara, GH) wed his longtime love, Isabella Devoto. Find out what the groom had to say about his big day and which of his Salem co-stars were in attendance. 

Tree Time

Days’ Suzanne Rogers (Maggie) chatted with Soap Hub weekly news about the show’s annual Christmas tradition: trimming the tree at the Horton home. Find out what memories the individual ornaments stir up for the actress.

In Other Soap Hub Weekly News: Stunning Losses

The daytime world has lost two memorable stars. Robert Gentry (ex-Ross, All My Children) passed away, as did GH’s Sonya Eddy, who played Epiphany Johnson on GH.

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