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  • BIZARRE: New York Parolee Accused of Killing His ‘General Hospital’ Pen-Pal

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    WABC-TV
    This one's just as bizarre as it is tragic: according to an article today by the LA Times, a New York parolee is accused of murdering an 82-year-old man after developing a friendship with him over their shared love of "General Hospital." READ MORE
  • REAL-LIFE: Are Soap Operas Too Dangerous For Viewers?

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    Venevision
    The debate over whether violent television and movies cause violent behavior in real life has been raging for years. After every unimaginable violent act in this country, the question of whether or not the perpetrators were influenced by what they saw in entertainment is asked. Soaps aren't necessarily known for being extremely violent. Recently, however, foreign soap operas from two different countries have come under fire for promoting dangerous behavior. READ MORE
  • ‘Y&R’s’ Steve Burton and Wife Expecting Baby Number 3; Also Celebrates 15th Wedding Anniversary

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    Robert Voets/CBS
    All it took was a simple tweet that said, "Can't wait for the games today..btw I'm having another kid..have a great day. God bless," and soap fans everywhere learned that "The Young and the Restless'" Steve Burton (Dylan McAvoy) and wife Sheree Gustin were expecting their third child. READ MORE
  • Former ‘Y&R’ EP/HW Maria Arena Bell on Muhney Firing Post TMZ Report: ‘He Should Have Been Let Go Months Before Because of His Behind the Scenes Actions’

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    Keadrick D. Washington/PR Photos
    In a new interview with Highlight Hollywood, former executive producer and head writer of "The Young and the Restless," Maria Arena Bell, has clarified a statement she made in Soap Opera Digest after the publication released their report on Michael Muhney's firing from the daytime drama series. In it, she said, "Michael brought amazing dimension and complexity to the role of Adam Newman, and his and Sharon’s was a great dark love story. Sadly, that story was seriously derailed in the last year, so I am not surprised that the show would look for a solution to... READ MORE
  • REPORT: ‘Y&R’ Star Fired For Allegedly Groping Co-Star’s Breasts

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    John Paschal/JPI Studios
    It had long been rumored and speculated about on social media and message boards, including the SON Community, since word of Michael Muhney's firing from "The Young and the Restless" first came to light. Now, TMZ is reporting that as per their sources, Muhney, 38, was fired for allegedly groping a female co-star's breasts on more than one occasion. READ MORE