DAYS BYTES: A cup of black coffee costs a dollar. The look on Adrienne’s (Judi Evans) face when Sonny (Freddie Smith) said he was interested in Will — PRICELESS. Now that Adrienne disapproves of Sonny being with Will, I sort of, just a tad, ever-so-slightly want them together. Why is that?
Sami (Alison Sweeney) wanted to give Will (Chandler Massey) a present, but his first reaction was to wonder what his mother has up her sleeve. Will told his mother if she wanted to get back together with EJ he’d root for her.
'Bold' BOMBSHELLS: Ronn Moss Refused to Take "Significant Pay Cut"? Susan Flannery Thinks Writers Focusing Too Much on Younger Characters?By Jamey Giddens on August 23, 2012
The real deal Holyfield is starting to trickle out about why Ronn Moss (Ridge) and Susan Flannery (Stephanie) are leaving The Bold and the Beautiful after 25 years. A pair of articles in the Sept. 3 issue of Soap Opera Digest reveal there's a whole lot more going on than stopped clocks and proper farewell storylines at the House of Bell!
According to Digest's moles, Moss was asked to take a "significant pay cut". Meanwhile, a source told the magazine of Flannery:
"Susan adores the younger actors and really believes they are doing a great job, but she thinks the writers are focusing too much on those characters," says a source. "She had a conversation with Brad [Bell, executive producer/head writer]. It will be interesting to see if any of her words made an impression with him." READ MORE
On today’s Daytime Confidential podcast Luke Kerr, Jamey Giddens, Jillian Bowe, Regan Cellura and Melodie Aikels dish the latest The Bold and the Beautiful, Days of our Lives, General Hospital and The Young and the Restless headlines and storylines, including:
The news on Monday that Susan Flannery is leaving The Bold and the Beautiful. What impact would her departure have on the CBS soap as a member of “the core four”? Should the role be recast or should the character be written out? Is it time for Stephanie’s children to return to fight Taylor’s children for control of Forrester Creations?
Former Days of our Lives star Crystal Chappell defended Melissa Reeves after the Chick-fil-A controversy. Because of the controversy, Reeves shut down her Twitter account. Will ends up having sex with Gabi because of self esteem issues. DAYS is launching a bullying storyline. Hear what the DC gang thinks of this upcoming plot twist.
Jerry poisons Alexis and Josslyn, but are the citizens of Port Charles in danger too? Is it time for Joe Jr. and Kristina to pack their bags and leave town? Should Starr be paired with Trey on General Hospital?
The Young and the Restless issues a casting call for a smart and witty African American male. Sharon is a slippery ho and is taking over control of Newman Enterprises. Why aren’t Victoria and Nick just buying up stock to get control of the company and protect it from their father’s new wife?
All this and much more on today’s Daytime Confidential podcast.
On Monday, CBS Soaps In Depth stunned The Bold and the Beautiful fans by revealing Susan Flannery (Stephanie) was heading out the door. According to SID, the actress had agreed to a short-term contract to give B&B time to "strategize in terms of storyline".