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In the is she leaving or staying reports surrounding the impending departure of The Bold and the Beautiful mainstay Susan Flannery, new information came to light today that the four-time Daytime Emmy winning actress is indeed saying goodbye to her role as Stephanie Forrester after over 25 years on the CBS soap.
TV Line has now reported that Flannery and B&B have parted ways amicably, at that Susan did indeed sign a short-term extension of her current contract that will allow series head writer and executive producer, Brad Bell to spin an “amazing” exit storyline.
So now look for Flannery and her soap alter-ego Stephanie Forrester, to appear on-screen for the final time at some point in December.
So that begs the question soapers: How would you like to see Stephanie Forrester exit the canvas? “Killed-off”? Presumed dead? Leaving on her own accord? Disappearing? Let us know what you think would be a good story arc for her departure!
All we can add is that daytime will miss the incredible talents of Susan Flannery, one of the true greats of the genre!