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Linsey Godfrey Exits DAYS and Shares “Thank You for the Opportunity to Play Sarah”

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On Tuesday, Linsey Godfrey took to social media and revealed that she is done at Days of our Lives.  Godfrey had taken over the role of Sarah Horton back in 2018.

Previously, Linsey portrayed Caroline Spencer on The Bold and the Beautiful for six years- four on-contract and two on recurring status.

In her farewell to Days of our Lives post, Godfrey shared via a tweet: “It’s truly been a pleasure. A massive thank you to @nbcdays for the opportunity to play Sarah & all 86 of her hairstyles. Thank you to casting, production and the crew! Also thank you to the amazing cast I got to work with! I have made some lifelong friends that I cherish.”

Godfrey will last air in scenes on March 22 and 29th.

As fans have seen in story, Sarah is being held captive by Kristen (Stacy Haiduk), who has hatched another one of her schemes, and fans will see over the next few weeks how that will play out.

So, sad to hear Linsey is leaving DAYS? Comment below.

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Scott (ATWT Fan)
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Scott (ATWT Fan)

I am shocked and saddened; I genuinely loved seeing Linsey Godfrey as Sarah Horton, and genuinely enjoyed seeing her being given material worth her weight… something she lacked at The Bold and the Beautiful. Given her mental health and other battles, and I am not saying her exit is due to this, I am not entirely surprised to hear of her exit. I am hoping they do not kill her off, and allow her to eventually return down-the-line.

Gloria
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Gloria

I am going to stop watching Day of our lifes everyone is leaving,you can get out of jail and not be missed,if Ben was with cierra he was tearing up the appartment he would have killed her. Days is real sloppy now it was neverlike this. The writers are terrible a lot od Days make no sense a room in the house that no one know about.

Jeremy
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Jeremy

Well, that is a bit of a shocker, as Rex is back, will Sarah return to Rex? Will Kristen lock Sarah up for good? I like Linsey a lot. I loved when Linsey first came on, her hair was longer and I liked it a lot better than how short it is now. I also liked her a lot with Eric, too. I am wondering if Melissa Reeves is coming back and Linsey doesn’t want to work with her. She’s been very vocal (on social media) and rightfully so of “likes” on Twitter last year by Reeves. Including her co-stars… Read more »

Jeremy
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Jeremy

GH: sign Linsey! She’s a gem.

Anne
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Anne

Jeremy- there are already too many actors on GH already. Linsey’s talent would be wasted.

Melanie Pryor
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Melanie Pryor

Her leaving has nothing to do with Melissa Reeves. Many of the cast members had issues with Melissa Reeves political spurts, as well as other, and was let go.

Iakovos
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Iakovos

I am sorry to see Miss Godfrey leave. I am more sorry that DAYS just seems in a whirlpool. Salem does not seem very authentic to me anymore. I wonder if it is time for a strong reboot of Horton family. I am weary of the continued DiMera madness. AM sure I am in a minority, but days in Salem seem like we have lived them over and over.

Anne
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Anne

Lakovos – Days also needs a strong reboot of the Brady family as well.

Satan
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Satan

Yeah… when they forced Will, Hope, and Ciara off the canvas, that depleted the Hortons & Bradys at the same time. And having Eric gone, Sami only turning up once or twice a year & Roman not even showing up for his own sisters wedding (which was in his own pub, for Hell’s sake!) is additional Brady damage.

Ciara’s back at least for the time being. And it looks like Shawn might stick around. So at least Bo & Hope’s kids are around. Hell, it’s a step in the right direction at least.

carol
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carol

i agree….sickkkkkk of the DiMera family especially if that British girl is carry a clone of Stefano. Sick of those most ridiculous story lines….and Rolf also has to go. thanks

Gloria
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Gloria

I am sick of days to much wrong doing and lying wrong doing doctors getting out of jail not being missed,getting face masks of other people it is not like it use to be and why can’t they keep their actors.you start watching and one day later the actor has disappeared.I AM FINISHED WATCHING DAYS

Jimmy
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Jimmy

With the current writing regime, it seems like every 6 months the DAYS revolving door starts moving again. There’s always new characters being thrown onto the canvas, at the loss of popular characters and veteran actors. Hope, Jennifer, Eric, Will & Sonny have all departed the canvas recently, and I’d take any of them over Jake, Gwen or Paulina any day. Now we can add Sarah to the list. Hopefully this doesn’t mean the end of Xander, too.

Satan
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Satan

Yep. This is what ReRon does. And General Hospital is still trying to recover from it (even though he’s been gone from there a while).

Decimating the original core family of Salem (Sarah, Jennifer, Will & Hope were all Hortons) can’t be good for business.

James
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James

Agree…GH fans were right in warning us to prepare for repeat storylines and no need to watch everyday

Boop
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Boop

The devil is always keeping mess going!

Scott (ATWT Fan)
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Scott (ATWT Fan)

This happened even prior to Ron Carlivati becoming head writer, so cannot blame him for that one.

Satan
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Satan

Well, I can’t blame him for the original Hortons getting old and dying off, obviously. But instead of writing the rest of them off, he should have brought back some of the others who were still alive. For example, why did Jennifer supposedly fly off to Boston to settle her mother’s estate with her brother Mike, when it would have been just as easy for Mike to come to Salem? Because he has a job there? That would probably be the reason given… though I don’t think Dr. Michael Horton would have a problem getting a job at the hospital… Read more »

James
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James

I thought they missed an opportunity to better use Linda Dano and Robin Strasser. He could have made them a sister and advanced the plot as well as opened up new opportunities

Satan
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Satan

Vivian Alamain is the type of character that just doesn’t work with a recast. If Louise Sorel doesn’t want to do it anymore, they should just let the character rest. Linda Dano might have worked better as her own character…. Hell, they could even make her Felicia Gallant. Another World didn’t air in Hell, but I saw a few episodes of that show over the years, and it was an NBC show, so they should have an easier time getting around the legal red tape. Cass Winthrop showed up on an episode of Homeland, and that’s on Showtime, for Hell’s… Read more »

Scott (ATWT Fan)
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Scott (ATWT Fan)

I will say this: Linda Dano worked more for me than Robin Strasser did. The writing for Dano’s interpretation felt more aligned with Louise Sorel, while, for Strasser, it felt like Ron Carlivati brought on Dorian Lord, which is not what the role is.

carol
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carol

no missed opportunity with them.

carol
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carol

completely agree. Gwen is really bad…and bad at acting.
I hope they keep Chad and Abigail together now that they are back.
and please let Gabi and Jake get together. thanks

Denise
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Denise

Who will Xander be paired with? Incredible possibilities….

Carrie
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Carrie

Probably Gabi. I hate to see Sarah go. I loved her and Xander together.

Bethel Wilking
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Bethel Wilking

She and xander are not replaceable. They and Gabi make it worth watching

Gloria
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Gloria

I really did to but thats the end for them

Violet Lemm
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Violet Lemm

Name one! I can’t think of any.

Denise
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Denise

The possibilities include…
1. Xander goes stag and becomes the rightful anti-hero heir of the Kiriakis family.
2. A rivalry-romance with Gabi could be hot… but Ron cannot write it.
3. Xander and a new character who is a doctor doing classified research for the U.S. govt. Xander steals the information, diverts it to a lab he controls through a front group and develops a vaccine that launches him to become head of Kiriakis Inc. Xander hires the new character to operate the facility. He romances her, until she learns that Xander is the thief.

Violet Lemm
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Violet Lemm

Denise
Actually I like your #1 and would like it, if and when Victor passes on, he leaves most of his estate to Xander

Satan
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Satan

Are there any Hortons left in Salem? Hell, Sarah technically wasn’t really one herself (Mickey wasn’t her real dad).

Guess Lucas & Allie are all that’s left of the family (at least those with the name) and considering how Days has treated Lucas in the past, Hell only knows how long that will last.

RJM
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RJM

Hold on. What about Eli, Shawn D, Claire and “the babies”? I’m as much part of my mother’s family as my father’s, no matter my last name.

Satan
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Satan

Yes, they’re all part of the family, but none of them go by the name “Horton”. At this rate, the Horton name will only exist on that plaque in the middle of the town square with Tom & Alice’s faces on it.

Jamesj75
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Jamesj75

DOOL, PLEASE STOP THE MADNESS! Lindsey Godfrey did an amazing job as Sarah. Why get rid of her?!?! And ending her storyline at the expense of Kristen is just adding insult to injury. Sure, allow one actress to chew scenery with two roles while tossing aside another actress who is adept at drama and comedy. As I stated in another post, DOOL has virtually no stability, with long-term characters constantly coming and going, and with new characters coming and going (e.g., Charlie). The viewers are getting whiplash. I am not a doctor — I don’t even play one on TV… Read more »

Scott (ATWT Fan)
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Scott (ATWT Fan)

Who ever said she was let go? How do you know it was not her decision to exit the role?

Jamesj75
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Jamesj75

Hey Scottie: It’s called speculation, just as what you did, suggesting that she left because of “her mental health and other battles.” At least we can agree that we both enjoyed her work in the role.

Scott (ATWT Fan)
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Scott (ATWT Fan)

James, I never stated it was why she is exiting, unlike you, who flat out stated: “Why get rid of her?!?!” That, right there, is not speculation. That is you stating something as fact when it is not verifiable as such.

What I said, and I quote: “Given her mental health and other battles, and I am not saying her exit is due to this, I am not entirely surprised to hear of her exit.”

I cover in my comment that I was not even stating this is reason for her exit. Two completely different type of comments.

Jamesj75
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Jamesj75

So glad you replied again, Scott. Let’s just tone it down a little, shall we? To answer your original question directly, which is what I should have done: I don’t know whose decision it was for her to leave. Let me explain it a little better. I think we both have some wiggle room here. I am speculating, maybe even assuming, that she was let go, but I don’t know it as fact. You brought up the issue of her “mental health,” so you at least floated the idea of that possibility. I admittedly went further than that. I think… Read more »

Violet Lemm
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Violet Lemm

Jamesj75 While I did enjoy and mostly agreed with your comments, there are a few I see differently. I like Linsey Godfrey but more so on B&B, when she was seduced by her husband’s older brother. She was a little too silly and flighty to play the professional Doctor/Surgeon, I thought. Iam also not liking the change in Abby and her revenge thing with the horrible Gwen, though I can understand it and how hurt she is that Jack is trying to make up for his lack of being daddy to Gwen, even though he knew nothing of her existence.… Read more »

Jamesj75
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Jamesj75

Hello Violet: Thanks for your reading and replying to my somewhat lengthy post about DOOL. I also agree with much of what you’ve shared here, particularly with regard to Sarah’s being “silly and flighty to play the professional Doctor/Surgeon.” I still enjoy her immensely, even if sometimes the humor is a bit forced (problem with writing, not acting). I have not warmed up to Claire at all. We (and so many other viewers) are disheartened by the turn of events for Ciara and Ben. Just give them a nice reunion already! Enough with the roadblocks: glass and otherwise! With this… Read more »

Jimh
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Jimh

I heard the actress who played Rafe’s other sister and stepped in on GH as Sam was taking over the role of Sarah but im not sure if its true???

Violet Lemm
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Violet Lemm

Jimh
Yes, Lindsay Hartley stepped in for Kelly Monaco last summer, doing a very good job I thought.

Satan
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Satan

If they brought Lindsay Hartley back, just bring her back in her original form (what’s one more Rolf zombie, after all, right??)

I’d much rather see Arianna Hernandez trying to save her little sister from doing anything else stupid, than see another previous Days actor return as a recast.

Also…. wouldn’t that really mess with Kristen’s head if Arianna came back to Brady?

Scott (ATWT Fan)
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Scott (ATWT Fan)

Lindsay Korman-Hartley did a fantastic job as Sam McCall, and makes me desire for Cara Castillo to crossover from Pine Valley to Port Charles to begin working at General Hospital.

Scott (ATWT Fan)
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Scott (ATWT Fan)

As far as I have heard Lindsey Korman-Hartley is not returning as Sarah Horton.

Gloria
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Gloria

I agree to what you are saying i am finish watching

Patrick
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Patrick

@NBC ; @DOOL ; @SONY – okay i get it…. this had better be a let for actors time off for good behaviours’ PLEASE . we can all clearly see a revolving door of past and present actors … which is working it’s magic. You don’t pull the rug out of another FANtastic pairing… especially after they were just about to be married. Sarah and Xander, 4EVER

I LOVE YOU MS. Godfrey – be well, enjoy your time off…. you will be MISSED. hope

Kristopher
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Kristopher

I am just wishing Linsey all the best, yes mental health and dealing a lot can get to a person. I hope that NBC will bring her back on days soon. I loved how she really brought Sarah to life and did a wonderful job

Adam
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Adam

Thank God

Momo
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Momo

I’m sorry to see her go. I like Xander and Sarah together.

BTW, where is Maggie?

Satan
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Satan

Maggie is supposedly out of town, because one of her ridiculous retcon children (Summer)is dying from alcohol induced liver damage.

Sarah was the one kid that Maggie actually gave birth to. Daniel supposedly came from the same batch of eggs that Sarah did, and yet was 20 years older than she was, and Summer? Don’t even get a Devil started on how that character made zero sense. On either of her brief appearances.

Knowing how ReRon works, they will probably kill Sarah off so she can be a liver donor to her useless half-sister.

Beth
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Beth

Why is Sarah. Leaving with no warning. Noone can take her place

Jamesj75
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Jamesj75

Kristen is now wearing a facemask to impersonate Sarah?!?! This is the laziest, stupidest, most unbelievable writing debacle yet. As it was when Kristen was wearing a Nicole mask. Somehow she is able to duplicate Nicole’s (and now, Sarah’s) voice?!?! And I think it’s obvious that Kristen is quite a bit taller than Sarah. So there’s just another element to the absurdity of this plot twist. Oh wait! Maybe Rolf has a miracle drug that temporarily decreases one’s height.

DOOL writers: unless you want viewership to further erode, please do better.

Satan
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Satan

Yeah, as if the latex lines around her neck wouldn’t be obvious enough, Kristen has a big ass Phoenix tattoo in the middle of her back, to honor her daddy Stefano. Yet. she jumps into bed with Rex (to stage a scene for Xander’s benefit) and…. her back is clean. Is she wearing an entire latex mask suit now?? And how would that mask not come off if you’re rolling around in bed with somebody anyway?? Rex is supposedly a doctor. Surely he should have noticed something wasn’t right with his alleged “ex wife”. Apparently he still has some long… Read more »

Jamesj75
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Jamesj75

Satan, thank you for your reply. And thanks for filling in other absurdities to this debacle. I don’t remember — maybe I never knew — about Kristen’s big Phoenix tattoo. Perhaps Kristen slept with Satan himself at some point… Cheers!

Satan
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Satan

**In my best Bill Clinton voice**…

I did not have sexual relations with that woman, Kristen DiMera!!

(Though admittedly the thought may have crossed my mind back in her early days in Salem)

Violet Lemm
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Violet Lemm

Jamesj75
I can barely stand to watch this debacle, it is so unbelievably absurd. First of all these women are no where alike in size. Lindsey/Sarah is much shorter and thinner and voices are no where the same. Lindsey has the tattoo on the back of her neck she’s always had, with no attempt to hide it, which is so stupid. I don’t even want to watch this crap. If they couldn’t make this stuff more believable, than why do it?

Jamesj75
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Jamesj75

Violet, thank you for your reply. All this talk of tattoos! Yes, I noticed Sarah’s neck tattoo. Maybe we’ll learn that, on her way to meet Rex, Kristen stopped at the Salem Tattoo Shop and had a quickie duplicate tattoo etched into her skin. It all pains me to know we won’t be seeing Lindsey in this role for much longer… Take care.

Honey Jackson
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Honey Jackson

Sarah is my favorite character on the show, why is she leaving, I hope she comes back soon really soon

Mary
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Mary

Sure do hate to see Sarah go. I wish they would kill off Xander.I just can’t stand him.I wish they would bring back Eric. I want him and Nicole to be together again. This time forever.

Moto62
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Moto62

I’ve watched this show since 1974, if it was cancelled tomorrow, I wouldn’t care. Ron Carlivati has destroyed Days of Our Lives while Corday watched him do it. What a shame for Betty and Ted’s legacy.

Rachel White
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Rachel White

Good riddance. Her cutsey squealing when happy or flirty and clown nose when crying was insufferable. And the hair: glad the actress mentioned 86 hair styles because they were all terrible. The actress was great, the character and writing was awful.

Violet Lemm
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Violet Lemm

Rachael White, Saved your butt on that one huh? She was annoying at times, but no more so than Susan Banks as played by Stacy Haiduk who makes her more obnoxious than ever. I would like to just reach into my TV and smack the hell out of her, but all I can do is say shut up when she gets going. Meanwhile, Sarah is dragged out of town in a trunk. What an exit and insult to the character and actress.

Jan
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Jan

Good riddance to that character. Making a grown woman, and a doctor no less, act like a teen with air for brains was some bad writing. This actor was too good for this role. She did the best she could with what was written for her but I have to wonder if she felt like throwing up every time she had to act like a 15 year old with no brains. But she got to make out with a stud! Best of luck on your next role.

Jamesj75
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Jamesj75

Jan, thanks for mentioning that Godfrey was too good an actress for the “bad writing” they gave her character. So true. “But she got to make out with a stud!” Absolutely hysterical! 🙂

Chantal K.
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Chantal K.

Why does Days keep booting the good ones…tired of the political bs. Sad to see Sarah leave….she was fun. Xarah was a good match. 🙁

Barbara Robinson
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Barbara Robinson

The two best storylines on DOOL were Sarah and Zander snd Ben and Ciara! Now writers messed up BOTH of them. Crazy! And Hope gone???? I can’t see Days keeping fans.

Kathryn Peters-Midland
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Kathryn Peters-Midland

I am so upset they got rid of Linsey!! Bring back the Sarah character!!

Tonys
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Tonys

I was just catching up on Days I’m sad that they are taking Sarah off the show. Please bring Sarah back her and Zander had lots of chemistry.

Violet Lemm
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Violet Lemm

Now guys, this is very important to me, so hope someone has an answer, ha.ha. Really, on Friday’s show, we saw Kristen as Susan dragging in the huge trunk to Marlena’s apt. which I assume was empty of Sarah. How was she transporting said trunk to the “deserted island” back and forth to dispose of Sarah and why the hell bring it back to Marlena’s? and where is the trunk now ? This stupid stuff makes me crazy!!

Satan
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Satan

Maybe she couldn’t leave the trunk on the “deserted island” because she thought Sarah might somehow turn it into a sailboat and use it to get home??

Which would be ridiculous, but no less so than carrying an oversized empty trunk half way around the world for no reason. On the other horn, if this is the same “deserted island” that Stefano banished Tony to all those years ago, Sarah could be there for decades before anybody realizes she’s missing.

Roni
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Roni

Sarah and Xander are hotter than Luke and Laura. Please bring her back. They should be allowed to get married. Have a huge wedding. Don’t let Xander go back to his old ways. Please please please. Bring Sarah back!! Bring Lindsey Godfrey back as Sarah.

Meg
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Meg

Days should have gotten rid of Chrisen.

Meg
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Meg

Days should have gotten rid of Christen.

Barbie
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Barbie

Does anyone care about poor Maggie who has now lost her daughter. Shouldn’t Mom be searching g for
Her daughter…?

Barbie
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Barbie

Shouldn’t Maggie be searching for her daughter.

Nancy
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Nancy

LOVED Sarah & Xander working together especially when they were going to take down Philip!! Sarah was the only one who could handle Xander – I can usually go with the story line and be ok with it – but this two-decade fan is extremely disappointed – Godfrey added so much to the show and their chemistry was great.

Tonya B Tandy
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Tonya B Tandy

Why the storylines always break up a couple now Sarah and Zande. Kristen holding Sarah hostage & now she have to break his heart. Zander changed and now what will he become now. I’m sick of Kristen now. She need to stay in jail and quit sgowing her with crazy self. Zander and Sarah made a good goofy couple. So sad; you all never let anyone have a happy ending or get marry really. You all have to change the storylines. Sign by DOOL Viewer

Dawn
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Dawn

I don’t know about anybody else, but I am mad! We have watched Sarah and Xander work hard to get their relationship to the point of love and marriage and we all invested out time into this couple just so they could do this??!! I could have come up with quite a few other ways to write it that would have been a hell of a lot better. Days as usual has left us hanging.

RJ
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RJ

Days just keeps getting rid of the good people no wonder why the soap is starting to stink! I’m pretty much done with the soaps. A persons political view should have no bearing if they are a great actor or actress. To many buttercups in Hollywood. It’s time to go back to the old VCR and DVD’s actually I have original soaps I tapped from many years ago. It’s fun to go back and watch them again when soaps actually had great story lines now days it’s trash it hopes back and forth and it’s off the wall.

michael
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michael

A fabulous actress!!

Sherri
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Sherri

I hope they bring Lindey back at Sarah.

Cj
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Cj

Days writing out Sarah the way they did was really stupid christian puts her in a trunk and ships her off to some island and puts her in the wine cellar where she had Kate and no one thinks to look for anyone in the wine cellar they just think the person or persons just disappeared.the tunnels at the demera house is so over used and the writers need to at least explain the remodeling of the demera living room twice now? The whole house changes and the sets are bad they need a serious update and show outside once… Read more »

Carla Ortegel
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Carla Ortegel

Miss you on Days, Sarah. I hope your health is improving.

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Mike Richards Out as EP of ‘Jeopardy!’ and ‘Wheel of Fortune’

What has become of the beloved game show treasure Jeopardy!, since the death of its iconic Alex Trebek, will surely at some point be made into a movie with backstage drama galore and breaking headlines news all along the way.

Now comes an official statement from Sony Pictures Television that they have now let-go of Mike Richards from his duties as executive producer of both Jeopardy! and Wheel of Fortune.

This comes after Richards controversial choice as the new syndicated host amid allegations, lawsuits and what seemed to be the final straw, The Ringer’s report and findings of insensitive and sexist comments made by Richards on The Randumb Show, a podcast he hosted in 2013 and 2014.

Suzanne Prete, EVP, Business and Strategy, Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy!, sent out an internal note to the staff on both shows this morning. The content included that Richards would depart his EP roles effective immediately and Embassy Row’s Michael Davies stepping in to do the job on an interim basis.

According to Deadline, the note read as follows:

Dear Team,

I’m writing to let you know that Mike will no longer be serving as EP of Wheel and Jeopardy! effective immediately.  We had hoped that when Mike stepped down from the host position at Jeopardy! it would have minimized the disruption and internal difficulties we have all experienced these last few weeks. That clearly has not happened.  Michael Davies from Embassy Row has agreed to help with production on an interim basis until further notice. Michael and I will work together with all of you in the weeks ahead to ensure that production remains on schedule and we do not miss a beat as we head into the new season.

I know this has been a challenging time for the entire team, and I want to thank you all for your cooperation and professionalism over these last few weeks. As Ravi mentioned last week, I will be more involved in the day-to-day on our shows moving forward and I am looking forward to working closely with all of you.  Please don’t hesitate to reach out if you need anything. 

So, what do you think of all the twists and turns that have now led to Richards ousting as host and his EP duties on two game show? Comment below.

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‘Dynasty’ and ‘All My Children’ Co-Stars React to the Death of Michael Nader

UPDATED: Yesterday, Michael Fairman TV broke the news of the passing of Michael Nader (Ex-Dex, Dynasty and Dimitri, All My Children).  As reported, Michael died on Monday morning of an untreatable form of cancer at his home in Northern California with his wife, Jodi, and his beloved dog, Storm by his side.

Since then, several of Nader’s former Dynasty and All My Children co-stars have taken to social media with their reactions and remembrances after having learned that he has no longer with us.

From his leading ladies, Joan Collins and Susan Lucci, to Emma Samms and John James, Eva LaRue, Finola Hughes, Maxwell Caufield, Vincent Irizarry and more, so many are taking a moment to share their grief and outpouring of love for Michael.

Michael Fairman TV will continue to update this post throughout the day as more remembrances are posted.

Here are what several of Nader’s former co-stars and colleagues shared below:

Susan Lucci (Ex-Erica, All My Children):”MICHAEL NADER—so handsome, so talented—so wonderful and beloved as All My Children’s DIMITRI MARICK—and a great love of “Erica Kane”. I am so lucky to have played opposite Michael—playing some of the most romantic scenes ever—dancing in palaces in Budapest, our gorgeous Greek Orthodox wedding, complete with crowns. Michael was a doll to work with and to know.  RIP, Michael💙💙💙🙏🙏🙏”

Joan Collins (Ex-Alexis, Dynasty): “Very sad to hear of the death of my onscreen husband and lover #michaelnader aka #dexdexter – I loved working with him and his character was a wonderful mixture of tough and tender. #alexis was crazy to keep on rejecting him! #rip #ripmichaelnader”

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Emma Samms (Ex-Fallon, Dynasty): “Incredibly sad news about Michael Nader. What a blessing it was to have had his participation and support for our Dynasty Reunion fundraiser back in March. Thinking of his wife Jodi and sending condolences to all of his many fans.”

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John James (Ex-Jeff, Dynasty): “I’m so sad to hear, that my dear friend Michael Nader passed away. We shared some great laughs together and I will miss miss you buddy. Sending prayers to the family.”

Finola Hughes (Ex-Alex, All My Children): “Oh #michaelnader sweet man. I worked with him so briefly, but he cared about his craft and his fellow actors. Sending much love and condolences to his family ❤️”

Eva LaRue (Ex-Maria, All My Children): “So heartbreaking to hear about the passing of Michael Nader! The sweetest man, with the best stories and the funniest out takes! Thank you for the endless belly laughs around that Wildwind dining table at #AMC ! You will be remembered with so much Love!😢♥️ All my prayers and sympathy to his family🙏🏼♥️ Rest peacefully sweet man♥️”

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Cady McClain (Ex-Dixie, All My Children): “Michael was always a joy to work with, and one of the funniest human beings I ever met. I feel so blessed to have crossed his path and been able to watch him work his magic. I know he felt the love and appreciation of his colleagues and I’m grateful our discussions were always deep or kind. #RIP #michaelnader Photo by @stevenbergman29 💕 (note his book and bookmark! Only Michael would carry it on the res carpet. 😂)”

Maxwell Caufield (Ex-Miles, Dynasty): “That #MichaelNader in the arena many seasons with both @Joancollinsdbe and #SusanLucci – quel hombre.”

Dondre T. Whitfield (Ex-Terrence, All My Children), who commented on Eva LaRue’s post: “Wow. Haven’t seen him in years. So sad to see the Brother. He was very mice to me during my “Pine Valley” time. RIP Nader.”

Vincent Irizarry (Ex-David, All My Children), who commented on Eva LaRue’s post: “OMG, my heart is breaking!!! Loved dear Michael, working opposite him in both “Pine Valley” and in Jackie Collins’ ‘Lucky Chances’. So so sad to hear of his passing. Yes @evalarue, the sweetest man, and ABSOLUTELY the funniest outtakes…”

Sean Kanan: (Ex-AJ, GH, Deacon, B&B) “I was so sorry to hear that Michael Nader passed away. He and I played father and son in Perry Mason: The Case of the Maligned Mobster. We spent some time together and he was a very authentic person. My sincerest condolences to his family. RIP Michael.”

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‘Dynasty’ and ‘All My Children’ Star, Michael Nader Passes Away at 76

Heartbreaking news to report this Wednesday morning. Michael Fairman TV has learned exclusively that Michael Nader, best known for his role as “Dex” Dexter on ABC’s original version of Dynasty, and as Dimitri Marick on All My Children, has died at the age of 76.

Nader passed away on Monday, August 23rd at 11:30am from an untreatable form of cancer at his home in Northern California with his wife, Jodi by his side, and Michael’s rescue dog, Storm.

In an exclusive statement to MFTV, Michael’s wife, Jodi Lister expressed: “With heavy heart, I’m sharing the news of the passing of my beloved, Michael.  We had 18 wonderful years together with the many dogs we fostered and adopted. Recently, Michael was so thrilled to reconnect with his friends from the cast of Dynasty during Emma Samms virtual event to help raise funds for Long-Covid research. Michael was working on a book about his life and addiction at the time of his death.  He was a beautiful and fascinating man with many talents and skills.  I will miss him forever.”

 

Michael’s acting career spanned several decades. His first soap role was that of Kevin Thompson on As the World Turns (1975-1978, then the primetime soap, Bare Essence (1983) as Alexi Theopolous, before landing on Dynasty later that year as Alexis Colby’s (Joan Collins) third husband, “Dex”.  Nader remained with the series until its cancellation in 1989.

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When All My Children came calling, Michael took on the role of Erica Kane’s (Susan Lucci) magnetic husband, Dimitri Marick, a role he played from 1991-1999, then again in 2000-2001. Michael returned to AMC during Prospect Park’s online revival of the series in 2013.

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Throughout his TV and motion picture career Nader also appeared in: The Flash, Law and Order: SVU, Cold Case, Gidget, Beach Blanket Bingo, The Great Escape II: The Untold Story, Lady Mobster (with Susan Lucci) the miniseries, Lucky Charms, to name but a few.

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Michael is survived by his wife of 18-years, Jodi, stepmother Lillian, sister Stephanie, daughter Lindsay, ex-wife Robin, son-in-law Trevor, and granddaughter Juniper.

A Zoom memorial will be planned at a later date.

Share your thoughts and remembrances of Michael, and send condolences to his loved ones, in the comment section below.

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