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One Life to Live and Guiding Light's Crystal Hunt Arrested For Smashing Glass On Woman's Face!

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More former soap stars  from All  My Children or One Life to Live seem to be getting into legal trouble, begging the question, who’s next?  This one came over the weekend courtesy of TMZ.com that has former Guiding Light and OLTL star, Crystal Hunt (Ex-Lizzie Spaulding, Ex-Stacy Morasco) allegedly broke a glass over a woman’s face during a heated bar room showdown!

The report story goes on to say, “Law enforcement sources tell us Hunt got into an argument with another woman at Pearl’s Liquor Bar in West Hollywood around 12:30 am,  and allegedly threw a pint glass at the victims face.  We’re told the victim required medical attention afterward … but the extent of her injuries are unclear.”

Hunts was arrested for felony assault with a deadly weapon and released Saturday morning when she made bail.  Crystal’s lawyer Shepard Kopp stated that Hunt was not drinking at the time and she claims the woman was threatening her before the altercation.  Hunt also claims she tried having the woman removed by security multiple times, but they failed to do so.  Hunt is also saying she acted in self-defense, when the said woman became more aggressive.

So, what do you think about this story? Smashing glass in someone’s face is extraordinarily troubling to hear! Weigh-in!

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Crystal is a spoiled brat, she needs to go to rehab. also her acting gigs have dried up. i hope she gets, the help she needs. i loved her on guiding light.

jimh(leave it to beaver)
jimh(leave it to beaver)

Im beginning to feel like im reading The National Enquire…if she did it and serves time she deserves it unless self defense like she claims…i wasnt there but maybe security cameras were there to reveal what really happened!

Mark
Mark

Sounds like that girl from that 70s show lol

brian
brian

sounds like stacy morasco !

Rob
Rob

Sounds like yet another spoiled and self absorbed has been starlet who is the last to know she is in fact a has-been

JLH
JLH

A bar room fight doesn’t necessarily mean she’s spoiled, self-absorbed and/or a starlet who is the last to know she’s a “has-been.” She may indeed be all of that but I don’t see where her entire life can be summed up on the basis of this four paragraph story.

rebecca1
rebecca1

hope the security cameras were on and can “tell the truth.” if she did it…she deserves the penalty. never liked her character on OLTL…got a bad vibe all around.

g
g

So happy for her.

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Justin Deas, Beth Ehlers & Company Set For Guiding Light Cooper Family Reunion

In one of the most exciting and highly-anticipated chats of the COVID-19 stay-at-home television reunions, this one will rank way up there!

Announced on Friday, by Alan Locher for his The Locher Room You Tube channel, a Guiding Light Cooper family reunion is on its way to longtime fans of the beloved CBS soap opera.

Circle Wednesday June 3rd at a special time 5 p. m. EST/2 p. m PST for “Cocktails with the Coopers”.

Joining Alan will be multi-Daytime Emmy winner, Justin Deas (Buzz), fan favorite Beth Ehlers (Harley) along with Frank Dicopoulos (Frank), John Driscoll (Coop) and Fiona Hutchison (Jenna).  

To log in to the Cooper family reunion event with some of the finest actors ever to grace the town of Springfield click here.

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ABC and PEOPLE’s ‘The Story of Soaps’: What Was Your Review Of It?

Tuesday’s night airing of ABC and PEOPLE’s two-hour special The Story of Soaps featured many notable daytime and primetime soap stars, past and present, clips from backstage to classic memorable moments, and some participants who were providing commentary on the erosion of the daytime soaps in our culture.  Still others, maintained and realized that everything today is serialized from the news we watch, to some of Netflix’s most binge-watchable series, and of course, the birth of reality-programming.

Throughout the airing of the special, The Story of Soaps was trending on Twitter and social media either at the #2, #3 or #4 spots for the entire duration of the broadcast presentation, and the cancelled and beloved All My Children was also at one point trending.

However, known soap writers, journalists, ardent fans, and actors of the genre, were all on Twitter last night live-tweeting their thoughts as the special went down, and there was definitely mixed reactions and reviews, when all was said and done.

What the special did not shy away from, but tackled, was Luke’s rape of Laura at the campus disco on General Hospital. and how that moment now, as Genie Francis (Laura), so eloquently put, would be considered as ‘date rape’ in our culture.  The series even included a pivotal moment where Laura addresses Luke (Tony Geary) about the rape years later, after helping Elizabeth (Rebecca Herbst) through her rape ordeal.

John Stamos (Ex-Blackie Parrish, GH) got a bevy of “Right On’s!” for his comment that the soaps do not get the credit that they deserve and clearly came through as one of the soaps greatest supporters, as did former The Doctors and Knots Landing star, Alec Baldwin.

However, throughout the two-hours, Andy Cohen’s commentary was thread throughout; mostly citing soap’s demise and the creation of reality-programming and his “Real Housewives” franchise, that the special touted as the new soap operas.  It continued on the narrative that people preferred to see real-life drama then made-up drama on a fictional soap.  And while, that has been a trend in American culture for decades, the commentary came off as often out of place in a celebration of the soaps; and bringing in a lot of negativity to the special that soap fans were tired of hearing.

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In a lighting rod moment, Cohen stated: “I know Susan Lucci doesn’t agree with me, but I think that the Housewives have replaced soap operas because truth is stranger than fiction. Soaps became kind of unnecessary because you could do it with real people, and they’re writing the drama themselves.”

The special did also address the cancellations of All My Children and One Life to Live, (which many were not sure they were going to do – given this special was airing on ABC), where One Life’s leading lady and six-time Daytime Emmy winner, Erika Slezak (Ex-Viki) said what we all wanted to sa ywhen the ax fell on the towns of Llanview and Pine Valley, “People were horrified”.

Clearly, OJ Simpson and his murder trial and reality-programming were also given a chunk of time to show where the once mighty landscape of daytime soaps which once had 13 shows on the air, dwindled town to 4.  But, it would have been nice to see more time spent on how in this day and age, the people in this current landscape of the genre work so hard to get episodes done at an unbelievable pace, and how in that climate the performers still deliver gut-wrenching performances.

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Former Loving, OLTL and Breaking Bad star, Bryan Cranston, did point out how the once powerful soaps, just don’t have the dollars they used to, and need to, to help with production costs and their taping schedule.

Viewers were reminded of soaps’ socially relevant storylines including hankie-inducing moments from: Robin (Kimberly McCullough) and Stone’s (Michael Sutton) HIV/AIDS storyline on General Hospital, to Billy Douglas being a gay teen coming out on One Life to Live, played by a young Ryan Phillippe.

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There also did not seem time spent on the contributions of William J. Bell; one of the most prominent writers of the soap genre of all-time.

For many commenting on social media last night, there seemed to be a feeling of some glaring omissions of participants who could speak on this genre, who have been in the trenches as soap producers, soap writers, pundits, actors, and more, who were not included in the special.

So, what was your review of The Story of Soaps? How would you grade it? Do you feel it accurately reflected the history of the genre?  Were you happily surprised,  or when it came to the end where you over it, or somewhere in between? Sound off in the comment section below.  Below are some tweets from notables who have worked as an actor, a writer, and a journalist in the soaps.  

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Matt Bomer In Upcoming ‘White Collar’ Virtual Reunion; Jerry verDorn in Just Announced Guiding Light Reunion

More online virtual conversations are on the way with beloved former soap stars.  First up, motion picture and TV star, Matt Bomer (Ex-Ben, GL) and the cast of White Collar, who will reunite on an all-new installment of Stars In The House, airing live on Thursday, May 7th starting at 8 p. m. EST.   You can watch it here.

The cast of White Collar will appear together in support of The Trevor Project.   Fans who have missed this crew of special agents and con artists will be able to interact with the cast in real time, ask questions, and donate to The Trevor Project, the world’s largest suicide prevention and crisis intervention organization for LGBTQ young people, for the chance to have their names read on air.

The Stars in the House series from hosts Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley has brought together casts from beloved comedies and dramas over the COVID-19 pandemic originally in support of The Actors Fund.

In addition, more news today from The Locher Room.  There is yet another Guiding Light virtual reunion on the way. This time featuring: Jerry verDorn (Ex-Ross), Denise Pence (Ex-Katie), Elvera Roussel (Ex-Hope), and Michael Tylo (Ex-Quint).

Circle next week on Tuesday May 12th beginning at 3 p.m. EST to watch the livestream featuring these past favorites from Springfield here.

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