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OLTL Favorite Eddie Alderson Reveals He Is Cancer-Free After Long Battle

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We must all celebrate and send our thoughts and love to Eddie Alderson, who was beloved as Llanview’s Matthew Buchanan on One Life to Live.  For Eddie shared in a touching post via his Instagram and across social media on Monday, that after his over three-year battle with lymphoma cancer, he is now cancer-free.

Not only did Eddie share the news but his proud sister, who loves him so much, former One Life and GH star, Kristen Alderson  (Ex-Starr and Ex-KikI) also weighed-in on the big moment in Eddie’s Life.

First, Eddie shared: “Today is a good day. A damn good day. For the most part I’ve been quite private and selective about updating the status of my health the last few years. I’ve shared some of the down times and some of the good times. Today, I had a scan that showed no active disease in my body. For the first time in the past 3 years, I am done chemo and treatments. To think of all the ups and downs I (we) have gone through, this day is worth celebrating. I’ve used the phrase “No Surrender” these past 3 years to hopefully inspire some of you that nothing is worth giving up over. I was diagnosed with stage 4 cancer and look at where I am today. I am fucking proud of this day. I am proud of myself and ALL of the people who are fighting today or have fought. The impact that my family and friends and all of you’ve had on me has given me the drive to fight. I will always fight and spread awareness for #LLS This may not be the end of my fight, but this as damn close as you can get to shutting the damn door on cancer and saying GOODBYE. I will always be ready to fight. #NoSurrender 💚”

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Then Kristen posted on her Instagram:  “No Surrender! Celebrating my amazingly brave, wonderful, & cancer-FREE brother tonight & EVERY DAY!!💚”

To say that we watched from afar at this young man’s ability to get through the ordeal of rounds of chemo, the ups and downs of treatment, and the disease, it has been nothing short of inspiring.

Now, share your well-wishes for Eddie via the comment section below!

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Toure Cannon
Toure Cannon

Hell to the s*** yes! Congratulations Eddie on your victory for beating his dreadful ugly satanic disease! You are one of my favorite Buchanan children on One Life To Live and I miss seeing you and your sister as well who played Starr Manning! #FuckCancer

Karen Baldwin
Karen Baldwin

GOD IS GOOD! STAY STRONG AND GOD BLESS

Janet Jensen
Janet Jensen

Praise God you are free from cancer. Congratulations on fighting with a no surrender attitude!! I truly believe a positive mindset is half the battle and you won that battle the day you claimed “no surrender”

James R. Poissant
James R. Poissant

I am so happy to hear this!!! I miss Matthew Buchanan just as much as I miss all the other OLTL characters. I would so love it if GH brought Eddie on to be his former soap role along with his sister Kristen to be back as Starr. Prospect Park really F’d things up for all the actors on OLTL as well as AMC. Anyway, God bless you, Matthew!!

Lou Piikes
Lou Piikes

Prospect Park no longer have anything to do with AMC and OLTL.

Penny Ritrovato
Penny Ritrovato

God bless you Been through it myself. I am always so happy to hear this great story. Brave and strong man. Have a great life.

Kathy Killmon
Kathy Killmon

I am so very happy that you are cancer-free, Eddie! I pray you stay as healthy and happy as you are today!!!

Gloria Worthey
Gloria Worthey

So very happy for you, what a relief for you & your family. Best of everything going forward, love & miss you & your sweet sis on OLTL!

Llanviewer717
Llanviewer717

This is thrilling news. Congratulations to Eddie and his amazing support team. You fought the great fight and are victorious!!!!!!!!!!!! No Surrender!!!!!!!!!!!!

I love Eddie and Kristen so very much. They are such lovely young people. I wish them both tremendous happiness throughout their lives.

I miss our beloved One Life to Live every day!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Kim johnson
Kim johnson

God is good stay strong keep the faith

Amy Friel
Amy Friel

So very happy for you and sending healing vibes to keep this monster away forever. I had a histeroscopy (so) yesterday to remove uterine lesions, now waiting for hopefully benign results. Keep up the good fight.

Karen
Karen

So glad you have beat this love watching you and your sister on oltl

Karen
Karen

Congratulations to your great accomplishment

nancy dillingham
nancy dillingham

So good to hear!

Kit
Kit

Checking for news here is part of my “start of the day,” and this is the best possible news. #nosurrender

Lori D.
Lori D.

So happy for you Eddie (Matt B) My prayers for you that you will continue to live your best life and never give up. God has a plan for your life to excel and be the best in everything you do and to share with others what God has placed in you, your special gift. much love.

brian
brian

So Happy for Eddie. You have been blessed. Miss both you and your lovely sister, Kristen, on the much missed ONE LIFE TO LIVE.

Bambi Seponski
Bambi Seponski

I am sooo very happy for you, Eddie! You are a strong, determined young man. You kicked cancer’s ass!

Theresa Rodriguez
Theresa Rodriguez

Happy for you. Been saying prayers for your recovery

Belladonna
Belladonna

Thanks Be To God. Watched both of you grow up on TV. MY FAVES. DIE CANCER DIE!

aria
aria

amazing god bless, its good to hear and read good news. No surrender.

Karen
Karen

Wonderful to hear that you’re cancer free! No one should have to go through what you did. Being a long time OLTL FAN, I’ve followed both you & your sister! Be well, stay healthy & give peace a chance!

Carol Gravlin
Carol Gravlin

So glad for you Eddie! Sending best wish hugs and prayers.A faithful fan.

Margaret McMahon
Margaret McMahon

This is wonderful news. Keep getting better Eddie!

Octavia brown
Octavia brown

That’s really good news now you can take better care of your self for now on take care fan of oltl

Angela Scheets
Angela Scheets

Congratulations. So happy.

Terry
Terry

i am so happy for u

Rodd
Rodd

SO happy to hear this good news and to wish him and his loved ones all the best!

Rosemarie Davino
Rosemarie Davino

Cancer was the battle and you won the war!!!!! That is my motto as I fought cancer. I am so damn proud of you and how hard you fought this horrible disease. Look ahead and put this in your past because that is where it belongs. Look ahead to a bright healthy future. God Bless.

boes
boes

That is such great, great news! Congratulations to Eddie and all the Alderson family.

Penny
Penny

God Bless You, Eddie!

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DAYS Jarlena Tide Spot Hits Sunday Night Football

Laundry night in America continued on Sunday, as Days of our Lives John (Drake Hogestyn) and Marlena (Deidre Hall) were featured in the newest Tide ad spot that dropped during NBC’s Sunday Night Football.

On the official Tide twitter account they shared: “#LaundryNight  is turning into a real soap opera! (Sorry. We couldn’t resist)”

Deidre Hall tweeted in jest: “Keeping Sundays laundry-free? Hattie has to be behind this!” She followed up with “So this is what you’ve been hiding from me, John?!”

Then Drake Hogestyn tweeted in response: “I’m sorry! But I only have 16 Sundays with  @NFL  I’ve been with you for 35 years! Please forgive me.”

Watch the Tide commercial  below which asks the questions can this enduring soap couple overcome the perils of laundry night?

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Game of Thrones took home the award for Outstanding Drama Series, while Fleabag won the Outstanding Comedy Series.   But throughout the night, there wwre several emotional moments and highlights, which we have noted below.

Billy Porter of Pose became the first openly gay black man to win an Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series.  In his acceptance speech he related: “It took many years of vomiting up all the filth that I had been taught about myself, and halfway believed, before I was could walk around this earth like I had the right to be here.” Next quoting James Baldwin he shared: “I have the right, you have the right ― we all have the right!”

Michelle Williams wins for her performance as Lead Actress in a Limited Series for Fosse/Verdon and speaks out against the gender pay gap in Hollywood during her acceptance speech.

Patricia Arquette winner for her performance in The Act called for equal rights for transgender community in an emotional speech about her late sister, Alexis.  “I’m in mourning every day of my life, Alexis. And I will be for the rest of my life for you, until we change the world so Trans people are not persecuted.”

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The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel‘s Alex Borstein kicked off her Emmy victory by taking a swig of booze. However, when the Supporting Actress in a Comedy winner began to thank her family, she expressed that she was from a family of immigrants and that her grandmother was a Holocaust survivor who bravely stepped out of line when she was about to be shot by a guard.

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In a standing ovation, Jharrel Jerome was named the Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie winner for his performance in When They See Us. Jerome’s acceptance speech was punctuated by his shout-out to the real Exonerated Five, who were all in the audience and who wept and raised their fists in solidarity.

The Young and the Restless Kristoff St, John Neil Winters) was part of the In Memoriam Tribute performed by pop star, Halsey.

The cast of Game of Thrones received thunderous applause when they all came to the stage to present an award.

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Peter Dinklage made Emmy history on winning Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series for Game of Thrones a record-breaking fourth time. He also noted about how no where else would he have been given the chance to play such a role than television, which has become more inclusive to all people.

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In addition to that casting announcement, former Days of our Lives star, Gilles Marini (Ex-Ted Laurent) will also be showing up.  Marini is also known for his work on Sex and the City, Devious Maids and Brothers & Sisters. 

Look for Gilles to take on the role of Judge Nazar Zekarain, a character who will also crossover to The Bay’s s spinoff series yA –  a drama focusing on Bay City’s elite and often troubled teens.

The Bay’s creator. Gregori J Martin expressed his excitement on the casting news sharing: “Sean and Gilles are absolute pros! Such a true honor to work with both gentlemen and have them a part of The Bay family!”

Currently, the first half of season 4 of the series is available via Amazon’s Prime Video, with the second half of season to be released later this fall.  No release date has been confirmed at this time.

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