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Sal Stowers on Reprising Her Role as DAYS Lani: “The Show Asking Me Back Was a Beautiful Surprise”

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Coming to Salem just in time for the 4th of July, and direct from prison, will be none other than Lani Price Grant.  That means, that Days of our Lives fans can welcome back for a short visit, popular actress, Sal Stowers.

In story, Lani is granted a temporarily release to attend her adopted father’s funeral.  But as we know on Days of our Lives, and from this current storyline, the ‘death’ of Abe Carver (James Reynolds) may not be what it seems.

In addition to attending the memorial service in Abe’s honor, Lani will get to spend time with Eli (Lamon Archey) as they celebrate their wedding anniversary. When fans last saw Lani, it was back in July of 2022. It was then that Stowers delivered heartbreaking goodbyes to her Salem family as Lani had to go to the slammer to pay for her crimes for shooting her biological father, TR Coates (William Christian).

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Sal talked to Soap Opera Digest (in their latest issues on newsstands now) about her comeback, and that she was thrilled to reprise and step back into the skin of Lani once again.  Stowers expressed: “I loved playing Lani. She’s a big part of my life. The show asking me back was a beautiful surprise.”


Stowers and Archey decided to not renew their contracts with the long-running soap opera, in order for them to pursue other film and TV roles. However, they both have made it known that if schedules allow, they would love to return to the show for a short arc or story.

Looking forward to seeing the return of DAYS Lani, next week on Days of our Lives? Comment below.

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It’s wonderful news! Looking forward to seeing her back in Salem.

But Elis stay is longer and hers is limited she goes straight back to jail Lani is a loser Eli should be paired with Stephanie Johnson his love from the past Elani need to divorce.

This is a nice surprise! I wish they would have both signed contracts? Do they have other work going on besides that all American show?

His stay is longer while hers is small and limited and she goes back to jail where she belongs Eli needs to divorce Lani and be paired with Stephanie Johnson.

Eli needs to divorce the loser Lani not a fan of the character or the writers could kill her off not a fan of this character she should never return.

Great to see her back. Would love to see her in a triangle with her, Eli and Talia.

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Days of our Lives Star Brandon Barash and Wife Isabella Devoto Welcome Baby Boy

Congratulations are in order to Days of our Lives‘ Brandon Barash (Stefan) and his wife, Isabella Devoto. The couple welcomed their first child together, a son, named Joaquin Lee Barash.

Taking to his Instagram account on Thursday, Barash revealed little Joaquin was actually born back on September 15th.

Brandon shared three adorable photos of the newest addition to his family accompanied by the words: “Joaquin Lee Barash arrived on the planet on 9.15.23. A mighty name for a mighty boy…to honor my (departed but never gone) father, Jerry Lee Barash, as well as my wife’s Hispanic heritage. We. Are. Smitten…and forever changed. Through your birth, lil man, we are reborn. Our family is mightier, our ocean of love runs deeper and more fierce. School’s back in session.”

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The actor also shares a daughter, Harper,9, with his ex, GH’s Kirsten Storms (Maxie).  Harper is pictured in one of the snaps with her baby brother. You can see them below.

Isabella and Brandon tied the knot back in December of 2022.


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Chrishell Stause Stars in New Lifetime Thriller ‘You’re Not Supposed to Be Here’

Selling Sunset star and soap alum, Chrishell Stause (ex-AMC, DAYS, Y&R), will star in a new Lifetime thriller, You’re Not Supposed to Be Here dropping on  November 4th.

In the thriller, Stause, along with Diora Baird, play a lesbian couple, enjoying quality time together before the birth of their new baby in a remote mountain town. Zoe (Stause) is pregnant and along with Kennedy (Baird), are offered a break from their stressful lives when Kennedy’s boss gives them a key to a cabin in the woods. Watch out!

According to The Wrap, “When they arrive, they are met with less than welcoming arms, prompting Zoe to sound alarms of homophobia, which Kennedy attempts to tamper down. ”


The official loglines from Lifetime share on the story: “Just as the two let their guards down, their nightmare begins. They realize they are completely unprepared for what is in store, and that the townspeople want something the two have.”

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In real-life, Chrishell is currently married to Australian singer and rapper, G Flip. The two tied the knot in May of this year.  Formerly, Stause was married to This Is Us and ex-Y&R star, Justin Hartley (ex-Kevin, ex-Adam). Their marriage ended in 2019 and their divorce was finalized in 2021.

Stause has been featured in the current season of the reality/real estate series, Selling Sunset which streamed its sixth season on Netflix beginning in May. A seventh season is said to be on the way.

So, will you be checking out Chrishell’s new thriller on Lifetime? Comment below.

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Writers Strike Comes to an End; Leadership Votes To Conclude Work Stoppage

It’s over! After 148 days, the 2023 Writers strike will go down as the second longest in WGA union history, only a labor stoppage in 1988 was longer.

The strike will officially come to end on Wednesday at 12:01am PT.  This was due to a vote from the guild’s leadership that now has authorized its over 11,500 members to return to work.

That means: pitching and selling scripts, taking meetings, responding to notes, writers’ rooms opening up again, and more, can now restart.

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The WGA committee shared that the vote, “Allows writers to return to work during the ratification process, but does not affect the membership’s right to make a final determination on contract approval.” However, WGA East and West voted unanimously to lift the “restraining order” on Tuesday.

As the negotiators shared, the end of the strike doesn’t mean that the tentative agreement that the union reached with producers on Sunday night is a surefire thing: Union members still need to vote to ratify the contract. Union leadership announced on Tuesday that will take place between October 2nd and October 9th.

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However, SAG-AFTRA still remains on strike. So, even with the writers returning to work, many productions can’t move forward without their principal actors and performers.

So soap fans, how do you feel about this news for your favorite shows? Glad that the head writers and their writing teams will be back at work as soon as this week from Days of our Lives, General Hospital, and The Bold and the Beautiful? Y&R’s Josh Griffith, who previously had gone Fi-Core during the 2008 strike, remained at the top rated show during the last several months.

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