Shirley Jones Joins Cast of Days of Our Lives

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Singer Shirley Jones will join the cast of Days Of Our Lives in February.

The Oscar winner (for Elmer Gantry in 1950) will play the role of Colleen Brady, complete with an Irish accent.

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The role marks Jones' first foray into daytime television, and while we have no Days of Our Lives spoilers right now regarding any story lines, the singer/actress did say:

"It's hard work! I didn't want to do it - but they gave me more money than ..."

We'll let you think of the four-letter word Jones used to end that sentence.

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Nicole: [walking through house in towel] I know I left my flip flops in here somewhere.
Scooter: [whistles] Looking for these?
Nicole: Get out of here!
Scooter: Oh come on, Misty baby. I just came over here to borrow a cup of sugar.
Nicole: Don't call me that.
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Nicole: I told you, I am so not interested.
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Nicole: Like hell!
Scooter: You say one word to the wife and I'll blow the whistle on who you used to be.
Nicole: You know, I was forced into porn, okay, and that was like, 20 years ago. My husband understands. No one else is gonna care.
Scooter: Oh, I'm not talkin' about Misty Circle, porno queen. I'm talkin' about Nicole Walker. Kidnapper, fugitive from justice. Yep, that's right. I know your real secret.

You of all people should know a lie when you hear one.

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