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THIS WEEK On DAYS: Marge Is Gunning for EJami with Dire Consequences!

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It’s a big week for Days of our Lives and look for the action to really bring the dramatic tension as everyone in Salem (well, those who wanted to show up) gather for EJ (James Scott) and Sami’s (Alison Sweeney) engagement party!  And as with anything relating to marriage or engagement with Sami Brady, something usually goes awry and it looks like this time will be no different!

Now, Marge Benardi (Elizabeth Roberts) is gunning for EJami during their engagement party and a shot is fired, but will it hit the intended targets? Looks like Marge has become unhinged, and is not willing to let the outcome of Sami’s trial go!

Watch this week’s promo for Days of our Lives from NBC  after the jump!  Then, let us know what you think will go down at EJ and Sami’s party gone south?

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dmr
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dmr

I know I may receive some backlash on this; but, as much as I love EJ Dimera and the actor who plays him, I just don’t see the chemistry between EJ and Sami. I always love the scenes between EJ and Nicole as sparring exes, or EJ and Kristen as Dimera siblings. I just think that Sami is far too immature for EJ. Don’t even get me started on Marge Bernardi or her son Timmy. Ugh. The real reason I watch the show is for Eileen Davidson. I love Kristen and Brady. Loved their pre-Cana scenes. Eileen is the reason… Read more »

Lew S
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Lew S

You are not alone. I don’t see the chemistry either.

Johnny
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Johnny

To be honest I don’t really “get” Sami and EJ either. He raped her and that had fans inan uproar. I guess because girls and gay guys think he is sexy and swoon worthy rape ceases to matter. Poor Sami has been raped so much. She may as well have ben a Passions character. First was Alan then EJ then that Faux Rafe. I was never a fan of Sami because she was written as such a one note psychopath under Jim Reilly. I liked he with Brandon and with Lucas. Her and EJ are okay…but I long for the… Read more »

Jared
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Jared

Oh my, thank you for your post. I totally agree. I’m afraid to say anything because there’s such a fan base there, but I don’t like them together either and I don’t “get” the attraction for each other and the attraction from the fans either. Actually, they’re both insidious people pretending to be righteous. Rafe seemed to mature Sami, but EJ and Sami just enable each other’s despicable behavior. Margie gets on my last nerve, too, because she’s so one dimensional and contrived as a character, but I’m all for anyone taking Sami and EJ out. If not, I hope… Read more »

Mo
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Mo

There is LOTS of chem between EJ and Sami. I love them together. About time!

dmr
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dmr

To each their own, I just don’t see the chemistry. I really do love EJ Dimera. The actor really does deserve an Emmy. His scenes with Stefano, making “amends” in order to free Sami were top notch. I adore Eileen Davidson as Kristen. Also, I have really enjoyed Nicole, lately. Both Kristen and Nicole seem to have chemistry with most of the actors on the show. I guess I just find Sami to be very immature. Maybe it’s the character, maybe it’s the actress. Not sure. I am just not a fan. I also love Marlena and Victor working together.… Read more »

Iakovos
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Iakovos

DAYS is better than I thought it would be. (I started watching after losing ATWT and OLTL.) As much as I like the storyline, characters, and actors.. I cannot help but think this plot would have more punch had Marge Benardi had some sort of presence in Salem for some time. Not only would we be surprised more at the story’s development, we would have discovered mixed feelings about right and wrong, how we view Marge, how her husband’s actions and hers now harm her family, how they threaten EJ and Sami and likely someone who is caught in the… Read more »

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

It wouldve been more effective had the Bernardi family been part of the show months befoe Joe was killed…maybe Timmy went to school with Hopes daughter Ceara, Marge was Annes sister(give both actors more story connection. Annes constantly involved in Jens story is getting old fast…Anne as Marges sister wouldve gave her more to do and refreshen her character as she vows to destroy Ejami) and Joe couldve been good friends with Abe…connecting temp characters with the vets couldve led to more story possibilties for many more months to come…once Marge is off canvas none of us will barely remember… Read more »

Mary SF
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Mary SF

Sometimes it is not necessary to have temporary characters be connected to the main characters. If they had done it your way, there would have been a lot of screen time invested in connecting them to vets, just to blow them away later it doesn’t make sense. Also people would have been complaining the air time were going to these newbies and in the end Joe would still be dead, and Marge would go off the deep end, it would have been a waste of time to give them a background to the main characters first. They did enough by… Read more »

Johnny
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Johnny

I agree…but unfortunately all we knew of him was that he would slice off another dude’s penis for money. Hen he got a hero’s funerL with 7 people in attendance. Hen we have seen Marge cry and go into hysterics for months on end. I do feel sorry for oft-mentioned Timmy. That child is gonna need some major therapy.

Mary SF
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Mary SF

They took the words right out of my mouth– of course it wouldn’t be an engagement party for anyone in Salem without something like this happening. I swear if I lived there– I would have all wedding related functions out of town. LOL. Can’t wait to find out what happens next.

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

I still feel the Bernardi family shouldve been more invovled with other characters…Seans involvement in the explosion storyline involved several characters…I wanted more for the Bernardis…i wouldve wanted Marge and Anne to be related to give the latter more story connection other than helping someone plot against Jen…

Mary SF
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Mary SF

Well if they wanted a really dramatic story– they should have had Roman as the so call dirty cop and had Sami shooting her own father. Roman doesn’t have any real story anymore so I would have been fine if they had him under Stefano’s control. Of course Stefano would have made it look like Sami’s bullet killed him, and she would have been destroyed by grief– but in reality Stefano had Roman alive all this time, he comes in at this party, brainwashed to kill a Brady, but at the last minute aims the gun at Stefano, but Chad… Read more »

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

I like that idea, Mary! That wouldve been better than my idea…using Roman instead…then maybe, feeling bad for killing Chad(had to rhyme it), he couldve sought psychiatric treatment from Marlena, and the two could rekindle old feelings for each other.(wouldve been better if Wayne Nortrope? still in the role…i still see Josh Taylor as Chris)(but i would be ok with Josh as Roman) Since it doesnt look like John and Marlena will be together anytime soon id prefer them to divorce and Marlena move on…and maybe with Roman.

Deb
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Deb

This woman is very annoying… her hubby was a dirty cop. I don’t believe she was totally oblivious to his doings. She needs to take the hundred grand in her son’s acct and get out of town!

Barbara t loves One life to live
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Barbara t loves One life to live

She is annoying isn’t she?
Enough is enough with her.

Chaz
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Chaz

Not sure when they are supposed to finish airing but this could be the way they get rid of either Chad or Cameron (though why Cameron would be there I don’t know). I think this could be Chad’s exit. Unless they do a ho-hum and have Stefano’s under-5 girlfriend bite the bullet.

4everDAYS
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4everDAYS

I was hoping Stefano’s girlfriend would turn out to be the sister of
the special prosecutor. I think Chad will be the shooting victom.

Mo
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Mo

Can’t wait. But I hope EJami are okay!!!!

I think Marge should be going after her husband’s mistress! Or Stefano.

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

They should have had Will get shot in the face, recieve reconstructive surgery and when the bandages are remove Guy Wilson is revealed in the role…depending if the shooting was filmed after Guy was hired…sometimes these types of stories help some viewers accept new actors who take over certain roles…just saying…

Johnny
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Johnny

Shot in the face?? You’re kinda morbid pal. He is blonde and young and playing gay. People will love him no matter what. People have to love anyone playing gay or else they risk sounding homophobic.

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

I didnt mean to come off that way…i have gay relatives, and have nothing against the lifestyle so i do take some offense that your reply implies just the opposite…gay character or otherwise it was just a suggestion…i have no problems with Guy taking over the role but ive read others who do…

4everDAYS
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4everDAYS

jimh is right. That would help some viewers accept the change.
The sexuality should not be a factor!

Paul
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Paul

First of all, Johnny, speaking as a “gay guy” (btw, jimh, I didn’t realize that I had a “lifestyle”, but if you say so…), I don’t “swoon” over EJ or EJami, but I’m sure that your offensive generalizations aren’t meant to apply to me personally. You know, poor good-hearted, misunderstood souls can sometimes SOUND homophobic because they are homophobic.

Johnny
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Johnny

Marge is intense and has a few issues that need to be resolved. Does this remind anyone of that stella nutcase who held Marlena hostage in 1992? LOL. They need to stop making Marge a weeping victim and make her a full blown whack job. That’s more fun. We don’t care about her or her penis razing hubby anyway.

Johnny
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Johnny

Lol. Pistol packin Marge. If I had my way she would take out Rafe, Gabi, Sonny, and Will. Dead weight. Question…has it ever been explained why Anne hates Jennifer so much? I find it strangely entertaining. I have worked with many needlessly hostile nasty people like Anne. I am a nice person like Jenn. I am just wondering if there is a deeper reason or Anne is just a bitter…older…non-blonde…non-Horton etc. She looks like Barb Streisand.

Mo
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Mo

Anne thinks Jen is like this princess because she’s a Horton, Tom’s granddaugther. She sees Jen as this entitled person and probably thinks she has had everything handed to her. Granted, Jen does take long lunches and is often away from work.

I’m glad Anne didn’t leave when Chloe did.

Patrick
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Patrick

Anne is definitely that character.. that flies under the radar… ala… she’s not Jennifer Horton… Deavearux

spitfire Anne is character driven… and… She’s a Hoot

she enlivens Salem… with her blue collar… this close to trailer park

I love her screen time… and she deserves her own story.

I JUST LOVE, that Theresa and Anne are mixed in… the show

Anne was hillarious… when she mentored Theresa

“Spread your wings’ grasshopper”

LOL

how funny – is this going to be

I love Jeanne Theresa Donovan and “Anne”

Patrick
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Patrick

btw….

someone mentioned…that she looks like Barbara Streisand

it’s true…

love her

4everDAYS
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4everDAYS

Anne wanted Jennifer’s job.

Scott (ATWT Fan)
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Scott (ATWT Fan)

Marge is annoying. And a complete hypocrite. Please, destroy her.

Winston Jeffers
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Winston Jeffers

I hope that they put Marge Bernardi behind bars for what she did she is unstable.

AMANDA
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AMANDA

EJAMI are WONDERFUL together with a HUGE fan base. I wish the shooting did not have to happen at their engagement party. We fans have waited so long for them to finally be together. Bad timing on this one!

Rose
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Rose

God do I LOVE all the screen time and amazing writing that Ejami has been getting this year. I’ve been a fan since the day James Scott walked on screen. I LOVE THESE TWO TOGETHER. They just make the entire canvas more enjoyable to watch.

But I have to say… who the heck are all those strangers there?!

Morgan Farantino-Clark
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Morgan Farantino-Clark

I M SO HAPPY TO SEE ON THIS NICE BLOG FOR SOAPS, AGREEING THAT EJ TALL, extreme-tall handsome suit sexy wearing self do not at all look great,with sami,at all NOPE.
i m so sick of him wit sami.
SAMI DO NOT LOOK RIGHT WITH EJ,
SAMI EJ have no chemistry.i google this and i see many are agreeing, lol i agree,not at all.
BORING SNOOZEFEST,and i want bad azz,sexy ej with some 1 just more hot,beautiful and smart imo sami BRING EJ DOWN big time.
from morgan farantino-clark.
NY NJ tri-state.

kewona
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kewona

Love, love, love days bot Chad is going to die. Curious to see the outcome of Cameron and abigail after this tragedy. And stephanos reaction knowing that he caused this fiasco.

Paul
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Paul

Can I ask what people are smoking when they say Ejami have no chemistry?

They a lot more than Safe or Lumi I tell you that and that joke of a couple Ecole why would you want EJ with a woman he never loved he loved Sami from day one they look beautiful together and as for Marge they will deal with her she won’t ruin Ejami happiness.

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Jensen Ackles Shares Heartfelt Message on Death of ‘Rust’ DP Halyna Hutchins: “This Has Been a Tragedy of Epic Proportions”

Former Days of our Lives and Supernatural star, Jensen Ackles (Ex-Eric and Ex-Dean)  took to his Instagram over the weekend to pay tribute to cinematographer, Halyna Hutchins who was tragically killed in New Mexico, on the set of the film Rust in which Ackles co-starred with Alec Baldwin and Frances Fisher. Baldwin is also one of the producers of the film.

Last Thursday, in the initial investigation reports surfaced that Baldwin discharged a “prop gun” leading to the death of Hutchins and injuring director, Joel Souza.  Since that time it has been reported that Baldwin was told by the assistant director, David Halls, that the weapon was a “cold gun” meaning not loaded with live rounds following its preparation by the film set’s armorer, Hannah Gutierrez.  But in his affidavit statement, Halls says he was unaware that the prop gun contained live rounds when it was given to Baldwin for his scene.

The scene Baldwin was rehearsing was inside a church building at the Bonanza Creek Ranch. In new affidavit’s, it was noted that Baldwin was ‘cross drawing’ the weapon and pointing the gun towards the camera lens.

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A grief-stricken Ackles shared:  “I’m not even sure where to start.  This has been a tragedy of epic proportions that we are all still processing. Earlier last week I felt compelled to tell Halyna just how awesome I thought she was. I told her how incredible I thought her camera shots were and just how exciting it was to watch her and her team work. Truly. She laughed and said thank you and gave me a hug. I’ll forever be thankful we had that moment.  She had a spunk and passion that infected the entire crew from the top down. She was an inspiration. My heart and prayers go out to Halyna’s husband, son and the rest of her family. There just aren’t enough words to express what an immense loss this is. She will be incredibly missed by all of us who knew and admired her.”

Since Hutchins’ death, a video also surfaced of Ackles discussing his concerns for gun safety on the set of Rust at a Supernatural convention in Colorado prior to the tragedy.

Jensen told the crowd: “I’ve got a 6 a.m. call tomorrow to have a big shoot-out. They had me pick my gun. They were like, ‘Alright, what gun would you like?’ and I was like, ‘I don’t know?’ and the armorer was like, ‘Do you have gun experience?’ I was like, ‘A little.’ And she’s like, ‘OK, well, this is how you load it, this is how we check it and make sure it’s safe. “So she’s like, ‘OK, I’m gonna put some blanks in there and I want you to just go and fire off a couple rounds towards the hill.’ And I was like, ‘OK.’ So I put the belt on, I put the gun there, and I walked out and she’s like, ‘Just make sure that you know, you pull the hammer all the way back and you aim at your target.’ And I was like, ‘OK, I got it.’  The footage was originally on You Tube, but now has been taken down.

The investigation remains and open and active on what occurred on the set of Rust, according to the Santa Fe New Mexico Sheriff’s office.

So, what do you think about Jensen’s tribute in the wake of the Rust tragedy? Comment below.

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DAYS Billy Flynn and Wife Gina Comparetto Expecting Their First Child

Congratulations are in order to Days of our Lives’ Billy Flynn (Chad DiMera) and his wife, actress, Gina Comparetto, on the news that the couple are expecting their first child!

The duo wed back in 2016, and now in a series of beautiful Instagram posts on Comparetto’s account, Billy and Gina shared the news publicly of their baby on the way with some photos to mark the occasion.

Gina expressed: “First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes 👶🏼…. Thank you to my dear, talented friend @jessieco_photo for taking these beautiful photos of us. We will cherish them forever and we love you! ❤️. Thank you @makeupmaryann for the gorgeous, 60s-inspired hair & makeup that you did! You’re truly the best! ❤️

Then, in a another set of photos it simply says: “Mom & Dad 💘” while Billy and Gina look over the book “What to Expect, When You’re Expecting.”

In the newest post, their are more adorable pics this time stating: “Party of 3 ❤️”

You can check all of them out below.

Share your well-wishes for Billy, Gina and the incoming newest addition to their family via the comment section.

 

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‘Days of our Lives’ to Honor James Reynolds’ 40th Anniversary as Abe Carver with Special Episode

As DAYS viewers witnessed on Friday’s episode, Abe has been shot in the park, after Carmine pulls out a gun, and Jake (Brandon Barash) tries to apprehend him.  Jake rushes to Abe’s side and calls an ambulance and he is rushed to University Hospital.  Once there, Abe eventually flatlines, while Lani (Sal Stowers), Paulina (Jackee Harry) and Eli (Lamon Archey) are besides themselves with worry.

This sets the stage for Monday’s episode where Abe will go into the light, as Kayla (Mary Beth Evans) works to save his light and while he hovers between life and death, DAYS fans are treated to the special 40th anniversary episode of James Reynolds as Salem’s Abe Carver.   The Daytime Emmy-winning actor, (he won Lead Actor in 2018) began his Salem journey when he first aired back on October 29th, 1981.

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While Abe revisits the past, he will meet up with his late wife and love of his life, Lexie, only according to Soap Opera Digest, Renee Jones was not available to be a part of the milestone episode. So, in a pivot another actress was brought in.

Reynolds told SOD on the Lexie appearance, “The young actress they brought in to be part of this was just wonderful“n giving the essence of (their) relationship and communicated beautifully, just beautifully, in her face and her eyes, as Renee did quite so often.”  He added, “I was kind of transported, actually.”

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In addition, James continues to be the the longest-running black actor in the same role in television history.

Check out the latest NBC promo featuring Abe’s life hanging in the balance below.

Now let us know, are you glad that DAYS is honoring James with this special 40th anniversary episode? What has been your favorite James Reynolds performance as Abe through the years? Share your thoughts in the comment section.

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