James Scott Out? Not Everything Is As It Seems to Be

    on Thursday, September 29, 2011 @ 6:40 PM

    Chris Haston/NBC

    (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Earlier today, Soap Opera Digest shocked the soap world when it reported that after five years on “,” actor (EJ DiMera) would soon be vacating Salem after a contract dispute with show producers and hit a snag, now hours later like sands through the hourglass, Scott’s “DAYS” have changed.

    In a statement released by “Days of our Lives,” Scott says “It has always been my wish to continue working with ‘Days of our Lives,’ and in light of recent reassurances given, I am optimistic of my future here at Days!” That reassurance seems to have been helped along by “DAYS” co-executive producer , who co-head writer noted on her Twitter page had informed her that despite Digest‘s claims, “they are [still] in negotiations.”

    Prior to joining the cast of “Days of our Lives” in 2006, Scott had portrayed the role of Ethan Cambias on ABC’s “.”