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Soap Hub Weekly News Wrap: Remembrance, Recast, and a Reunion

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

Emergency forces The Young and the Restless recast; Days of our Lives star opens up about tragic loss, and mother/son reunite from The Bold and the Beautiful — here’s everything you missed in the daytime world — with links — in the Soap Hub soap opera news wrap.

Soap Hub Soap Opera News Wrap: Emergency Recast

Eye surgery has sidelined Mishael Morgan from her role as Amanda on The Young and the Restless. However, the role is being recast with a familiar soap actress.

Cover Girl
Days of our Lives’ Judi Evans (Bonnie) opens up about her heartbreaking personal loss in the latest issue of Woman’s World magazine. Be sure to pick it up at the newsstand.

Backstage Fun
Chad Duell (Michael) has a special bond with twins Theo and Eric Olson who play his General Hospital son, Wiley. Check out this sweet video between Duell and one of the boys here.

Mother and Son Reunion
Jacob Young (ex-Rick, BB) had a special guest on his podcast Real Conversations with Jacob Young. Namely, his former TV mom Katherine Kelly Lang (Brooke). You won’t want to miss their “insightful” discussion.

Maurice Honored
Daytime star Maurice Benard (Sonny, GH) was honored by the 72nd Annual Christopher Awards for his 2020 memoir Nothing General About It. Soap Hub has all the details about it.

Back Together Again
Alison Sweeney’s recent on-screen romp with Bryan Dattilo, as Days of our Lives’ Sami and Lucas, inspired her to share some photos of their long daytime past together. You won’t believe how much they’ve changed.

Old Favorites, New Projects
Have you been missing Billy Miller (ex-Billy, YR; ex-Drew, GH; ex-AMC)? It seems the actor is back at work on the Paramount Studios lot.

Another YR alum, Tyler Johnson, who played Theo Vanderway, has landed a new gig. Find out where the actor is set to appear next.

Martha Madison (Belle, DAYS) has been working with “an incredibly talented group of women” on Phoenix Rising: Rebirth, Redemption & Revenge. Read what she had to say about the company called The Carnival Girls.

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Getting to Know Them
Soap Hub chatted with GH’s Haley Pullos (Molly) about cooking, shopping, the TV show she was totally obsessed with, and more. Check it out here.

Jen Lilley (ex-Theresa, DAYS) took to Instagram to reveal some fun random facts about herself. Find out about her obsession with freebies, jingles, and Bounty paper towels.

Exit Theories
Real-life mom-to-be, Melissa Claire Egan (Chelsea, YR), doesn’t know how she’ll be written off the soap during her maternity leave. However, she does have a couple of theories.

Look Who’s Chatting
Soap Hub Insiders mark your calendar for Wednesday, April 21. Daytime alumna Marie Wilson (ex-Summer, DAYS; ex-Meg, As the World Turns, and ex-Karen, Port Charles) will be the special guest for a fireside chat.

Crossing Paths
Did you know that YR’s Ptosha Storey shared a past with the late Cecily Tyson? In fact, she even got to work with the acting legend. Find out all about it.

In Memory of…
Lawrence Saint-Victor (Carter, BB) paid special tribute to DMX, who passed away on April 9. The late rapper’s art both influenced and inspired the actor.

National Siblings Day inspired Vanessa Williams (Valerie, DAYS) to speak out about a loved one she recently lost. Her heartbreaking words will touch your soul.

Downside for Don
BB’s Don Diamont (Bill) admits he has “a reputation for smelling really good.” However, there is a major downside to it.

A Special Thank You
Success wasn’t easy, or instant for GH’s Marcus Coloma (Nikolas). Fortunately, friends helped him get through the rough times, and he recently paid tribute to them with a song.

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