September 23, 2022

Bad Girl is back, Insider Buzz and a goodbye

A major villain returns to General Hospital… A leading lady from The Young and the Restless calls a villain fan… And a final goodbye from a star of The Bold and the Beautiful… Here’s everything you missed in the world of the day – with links – in the weekly soap opera Soap Hub.

General Hospital: Baddie is back

There are problems ahead for the people of Port Charles. Chloe Lanier returns to General Hospital as bad girl Nelle Benson.

Scorpio speaks
In other GH news, Tristan Rogers (Robert) sat down with Soap Hub to discuss Emma Samms’ upcoming return as Holly. The veteran star also opened up about what he gleaned from fan mail during the show’s glory days during a recent GH Fantasy Events zoom shared with Soap Hub’s Weekly News.

let them laugh
Finola Hughes (Anna) and Amanda Setton (Brook Lynn) shared stories about the GH co-star being “a funny, funny man” while zooming in on the fantastical happenings at General Hospital. Can you guess who it is?

Frank talk
Maurice Benard (Sonny, GH) hosted B&B’s Diamond White (Paris) on the latest episode of his video podcast, State Of Mind. The actress/singer opened up about her upbringing and bipolarity.

The Young and the Restless: Called

Courtney Hope (Sally, The Young and the Restless) called out a fan who made nasty comments about her and her daytime ego. His lyrics were both relevant and powerful, as Soap Hub’s weekly news reveals.

put a ring on it
Former Y&R star Donny Boaz (ex-Chance). shared some good personal news: he’s engaged. Check out his loving words about his fiancée, Nicole Henderson.

The Bold and the Beautiful: A Final Farewell

After making her final appearance as Quinn on The Bold and the Beautiful, Rena Sofer took to Instagram to say goodbye to fans, congratulate frontman Lawrence Saint-Victor (Carter) and reveal the special gift she did to him. You can watch his video message here.

In other weekly Soap Hub news: A sad loss

Daytime veteran Robert LuPone (ex-Zach, All My Children) sadly lost his three-year battle with pancreatic cancer. Read Soap Hub’s weekly news tribute to the Daytime Emmy and Tony nominated actor.

travel and wellness
B&B’s Matthew Atkinson (Thomas) chatted with Soap Hub about his recent trip to Boston and all the memorable sites he visited. Meanwhile, Conner Floyd (Chance, Y&R) opened up about his college football days and how he incorporates fitness into his current life.

Janet Di Lauro

Janet Di Lauro is Managing Editor at Soap Opera Digest and Writer at and Soap
She has been writing on daytime and primetime television for over 30 years.
Prior to her current gigs, Janet ran’s Days of our Lives website. She built a career in daytime TV coverage that spanned more than 30 years and included a stint as West Coast editor of Soap Opera Weekly magazine from the publication’s debut in 1989 until 2010. In addition, she was the editor of Daytime TV magazine. and editor of Soap Opera Stars magazine during its New York publishing years.
Based in California, Janet has interviewed the biggest stars of the day, past and present, from Peter Reckell and Kristian Alfonso (Bo and Hope, Days of Our Lives) to Susan Lucci (Erica Kane, All My Children) to Maurice Benard (Sonny, General Hospital) to Peter Bergman (Jack, The Young and the Restless). In addition to her day job, she served as editor of teen publication Pixie and editor of Reality Check magazine.