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We're checking in with Soap Opera Digest's Stephanie Sloane for the latest Soap Opera news!

Casting, comings, goings, we're got Daytime TV covered!

Soap Opera Digest brings us the latest news on behind-the-scenes romances and the inside stories on real life friendships involving daytime's biggest stars!

Soap Opera Romance

Days of Our Lives star Greg Vaughan and Rizzoli & Isles and Law & Order fixture Angie Harmon have revealed their real-life romance on social media!

With Vaughan's three sons and Harmon's three daughters, the couple refers to themselves as a real-life Brady Bunch.

Of course, Vaughan isn't the only Days star making romantic moves. Co-star Freddie Smith and longtime girlfriend Alyssa Tabit have made things official with an engagement. They plan to marry in Summer or Fall of 2019.

Offscreen Friendships

It shouldn't come as a surprise that Soap stars find friendship on the common ground that they occupy -- even across shows.

General Hospital's Michelle Stafford and Days of Our Lives' Nadia Bjorlin were introduced at a dinner many years ago, and have become companions ever since. From attending parties together to arranging playdates for their kids, the stars' lifestyles are in-sync.

Daytime newcomers Josh Swickard and Michael Mealor are proof that some friendships go beyond Soap roles. Long before they were cast in General Hospital and The Young and the Restless respectively, the two handsome actors met at model castings. The have been best friends ever since.

Will Gilles Marini find a new best friend on the set of Days? The actor talked to us about how his co-stars have embraced him, and how his casting has improved his family life.

To keep up with the latest twists and turns onscreen and offscreen, stay tuned to Soap Opera Digest.

Soap Opera Casting Updates!

Plenty of stars are coming and going in the soap opera world, so we're teaming up with Soap Opera Digest to give you the most recent casting updates.

Greg Vaughan will be starring in a few episodes of Queen Sugar, Vincent Irizarry will be playing Dr. Jordan in The Bold and the Beautiful, and Jen Ray will be satisfying her lifetime dream of appearing on General Hospital!

“[Jen Ray's] first day on set was totally surreal, seeing all the stars she had watched for years, but more than feeling starstruck, she really wanted to do a good job," says Soap Opera Digest's Stephanie Sloane.

Intimidating Cast Members!

Being a part of an iconic soap can be intimidating. At first, Days of Our Lives' Galen Gering was terrified of Alison Sweeney because she is able to operate at a level that many stars cannot, in addition to working on two shows at once. 

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The Young and the Restless' Eileen Davidson wanted to run lines with newcomer Michael Mealor, but he forgot his script! He was very intimidated, but when she realized that he knew his lines, she complimented him and he was relieved.

Finally, General Hospital's Cynthia Watros got to work with Guiding Light superstars Kim Zimmer and Robert Newman, two people she grew up watching! She says the experience was a lot to deal with and very bizarre.

Soap's Hottest Stars Answer Burning Questions!

For B&B's Denise Richards, a hot date is a staycation with her husband Eric on his motorcycle for the day and a hotel at night. Days of our Lives' Robert Scott Wilson thinks the hottest celebrity right now is Zendaya with her role on HBO's Euphoria.Lastly, General Hospital's Ingo Rademacher says the hottest thing about his wife is that she looks fantastic in a bikini!

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