Soap Opera Actors Dish on Forthcoming Angles, Returns

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Here's a preview of the Soap Opera Digest issue dated February 5. A series of soap stars open up about their characters and story lines...

Days of Our Lives Revolving Door
"I was just shocked, but I dealt with it," Renee Jones (Lexie) tells the publication about being "fired and hired twice in a two-year period." You get a preview of how Lexie eases back into the scene on tomorrow's episode, along with details on how Days of Our Lives got the actress back in the issue.

Will Sonny Stay in General Hospital?
Maurice Benard's General Hospital contract is up this summer and the actor tells Digest that his future as Sonny is uncertain.

"I don't know what I need to do. I can’t tell you right now," says the actor, who admits that playing a dark character like Sonny "takes its toll."

Victoria Wakes Up!
At long last, Victoria wakes up from her long coma on The Young and the Restless - and Soap Opera Weekly was to greet her. Check out its interview with new mom Amelia Heinle, who dishes about her character's new state of mind: "It's great to get to talk again!" she says.

As the World Turns Proposal
Brad shocked Katie when he pops the question to her: "In Brad's way of thinking it’s just the next logical step," explains Austin Peck (Brad) to Soap Opera Weekly. But will this end up being a big step forward, or a giant misstep for the unlikely couple?


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