Soap News: 'Y&R' Christian LeBlanc Celebrates 30 Years and Soap Stars Share Their Thanksgiving Gratitudes
It's time to catch up on all the soaps world stars from this past week! We recently checked in with the editorial director of Soap Opera Digest, Stephanie Sloane, to get the latest inside scoop.
First up in our soaps recap, one of the stars from The Young and the Restless is rounding off his third decade on the show. Christian LeBlanc, who is best known for his role as Michael Baldwin, has achieved a milestone accomplishment in the soaps world by becoming part of the 30 year crew.
Stephanie asked some of LeBlanc's costar what makes him such a great actor and friend to work with, on and off set. Bryton James had some glowing remarks to make about his costar.
I've never met anyone in my life who exudes more positive energy than Christian LeBlanc. To act with him is an honor, and to be considered his friend is a privilege.
Jess Walton also shared her special sentiment toward LeBlanc and his talents off-set.
I have marveled at his artwork and his knowledge of genealogy--he created a wonderful family tree for met! He is a true Renaissance man and I love him more than words can say.
Lastly, Stephanie also spoke with Joshua Morrow, who had an overwhelming amount of compliments for LeBlanc.
I can honestly say I have never met anyone like LeBlanc. He has an incredible sense of humor and is such a uniquely talented and creative and smart person. He is a fearless performer and someone who is must-watch television.
Even more of LeBlanc's costars contributed to the inspiring words for the Y&R veteran, which can be found in the latest edition of Soap Opera Digest.
This #BoldandBeautiful Thanksgiving has plenty of food, family, and surprises! 👏 Celebrate with B&B all week long on @CBS and the watch the latest episodes on @paramountplus. pic.twitter.com/XYzmRcrxdT— Bold & The Beautiful (@BandB_CBS) November 21, 2021
Moving on in Stephanie recap, she also asked some soaps stars what they are more grateful for this Thanksgiving holiday.
Dominic Zamprogna, who plays Dante Falconeri on General Hospital, said that he's most thankful for his family's wellbeing. He also told Stephanie that he's grateful to be back on GH and is getting to entertain people once again.
So much. At the top of the list is the happiness and health of my family, my wife, and kids, especially after this year, because I know a lot of people who've lost people.
Delon de Metz, who plays Zende on The Bold and the Beautiful, shared with Stephanie that he's most thankful to be able to travel and go to the movies again, as well as entertain B&B fans.
There are a few things coming out of the pandemic.Travel for one. That's a great thing. Apart from that, going to the movies.
Days of Our Lives star, Camila Banus, also shared the top of her gratitude list with Stephanie.
I am most thankful for my family and the way that they love me.
To hear more about what soaps stars are appreciating this holiday, make sure to pick up the latest Thanksgiving edition of Soap Opera Digest.