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National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences

Everyone loves a comeback, and it’s no different in the case of the rumor that the Queen of Soaps, Susan Lucci (ex-Erica Kane, “All My Children”), managed to get Sarah Michelle Gellar (ex-Kendall Hart) fired from the sudser back in the 90s. Though the rumor is quite ancient in the daytime industry, it’s getting a second life on sites like Us Weekly and Perez Hilton thanks to a comment Kathy Griffin made as host of the 41st Annual Daytime Emmy Awards live webcast on Sunday, June 22.

The Bravo comedian announced that she ran into Gellar at the Hollywood Bowl on Saturday, June 21, and asked if she had ever starred on a soap opera. “She said, ‘What?! Don’t you know I was on All My Children?! I played Erica Kane’s daughter,’” Griffin recalled. “I know, right? So get this s—. I go, ‘Really? What was it like?’”

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Jill Johnson/JPI Studios

As promised, our coverage of the 41st Annual Daytime Emmy Awards red carpet continues, this time with “The Young and the Restless’”Camryn Grimes, formerly known as Cassie Newman and now as troublemaker Mariah. Enjoy!

Soap Opera Network: So who’s the designer of this gorgeous dress? It’s such a pretty color!

Grimes: Thank you! It’s Rhea Costa. I loved it. It made me feel like a mermaid. And I love this mesh and lace, and I loved that it was nude, it looked like it was hugging perfectly.

Is it hard to walk with that train?

Yes, people have been stepping on my train, and I don’t like it!

I guess it’s true what they say: Beauty is pain.

Yes, it is. But you know what, I can just inch my way down the carpet, and if a couple of people step on it, no problem!

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Jill Johnson/JPI Studios

Congratulations are in order for “The Bold and the Beautiful’s” Darin Brooks (Wyatt Fuller), who has announced that he’s officially engaged to former “The Young and the Restless” star Kelly Kruger (ex-Mackenzie Browning)!

“Well I asked her,” the “B&B” star tweeted yesterday, followed by Kruger tweeting: “… and I said YES!!”

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Courtesy of Melissa Claire Egan

Courtesy of Melissa Claire Egan

“The Young and the Restless’” Melissa Claire Egan (Chelsea Newman) may be busy creating drama in Genoa City and preparing for her upcoming real life nuptials to fiancé Matt Katrosar, but she’s still managing to squeeze in time to meet fans and simultaneously save sick animals!

The actress has partnered with Charitybuzz for an auction that includes lunch in Los Angeles or a Skype session with the highest bidder. And if that isn’t fabulous enough, the proceeds from the auction will benefit The Riedel & Cody Fund, which is an organization supported by Egan that gives money to families who cannot afford treatment for their pets afflicted with cancer.

To take part in the auction, which goes through Wednesday, July 9, visit the CharityBuzz website. And for more about Egan’s support of The Riedel & Cody Fund, check out our Details interview with the star here!


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National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences

National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences

National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences

National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences

Opinions regarding the 41st Annual Daytime Emmy Award show have been mixed, but opinions regarding the four women that the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences hired to host the red carpet pre-show remain the same across the board: The foursome are being criticized as being amateurish and downright offensive.

After a casting call issued by NATAS called for “millennials between the ages of 18-35, all ethnicities, who have a strong entertainment news background and/or very strong social media following (300,000 followers minimum),” the daytime community was met with Vine star Brittany Furlan, style vlogger Lauren Elizabeth, beauty vlogger Jessica Harlow, and style and beauty vlogger Meghan Rosette on the Emmy red carpet.

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AFF/TA/Steven Bergman

Tongues were left wagging after “General Hospital” star Kimberly McCullough (ex-Robin Scorpio) tweeted out a photo of a script on Sunday night along with the tease: “A day in the life of a soap actor. Say ‘soap-y’ I dare you.” Was it a “GH” script? Did the tweet mean she was returning to Port Charles?

Apparently, the answer is a resounding yes! Not only is executive producer Frank Valentini saying the actress will be heading back to the show, a rep for “GH” confirms to Soap Opera Network that McCullough in fact will be back this summer!

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Jill Johnson/JPI Studios

The 41st Annual Daytime Emmy Awards may be over, but the after-event fun has just begun! Soap Opera Network caught up with many of your favorite daytime stars on the red carpet, and we’ll be bringing you lots and lots of interviews in the days to come. First up is the beautiful Emme Rylan, who plays Lulu Spencer on ABC’s “General Hospital.” Enjoy!

Soap Opera Network: Your dress is gorgeous. Who’s the designer?

Rylan: This is Aidan Maddox. I learned a couple minutes into the red carpet. I made someone look at my tag, because I didn’t know!

Shame on you, Emme! You’ve done this enough times. You should know to learn that info by now!

I know! I know. It’s unacceptable.

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The Reveal is Unreal. Will she say I do or I don’t? And Billy’s a lover, not a quitter.

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Following last week’s revelation to her husband, Victor Newman (Eric Braeden), that Dylan (Steve Burton) is actually Paul’s (Doug Davidson) son and not Ian Ward’s (Ray Wise), Nikki Newman (Melody Thomas Scott) is nearly at a loss for words as she tells Paul that he’s Dylan’s father just as Dylan walks into the room. Meanwhile, Hillary (Mishael Morgan) is dabbling in a father/son triangle and potential “Who’s The Daddy?” territory with her upcoming nuptials to Neil (Kristoff St. John). Will Devon (Bryton James) be able to stop the wedding?

Finally, a new Billy hits the screen beginning Tuesday, June 24 when Burgess Jenkins takes over the role previously portrayed by David Tom and Billy Miller. Of course, he’s already shirtless bein that it’s summer time. It was only a matter of time…

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Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images

The best of the best took home statues during the 41st Annual Daytime Emmy Awards last night, and while viewers were able to see the winners accept their honors on stage, Soap Opera Network caught up with many of them for exclusive backstage reactions! Where will they put their gorgeous gold statues? And how will they celebrate being the top of the top in their field? Read on to find out!

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Michael Buckner/Getty Images

Within all of the 41st Annual Daytime Emmy Award news comes the exciting announcement that “The Bold and the Beautiful’s” Linsey Godfrey (Caroline Spencer) and “The Young and the Restless’” Robert Adamson (Noah Newman) have welcomed their new baby girl into the world!

A representative for “B&B” confirms that Godfrey gave birth to daughter Aleda Seren Adamson on Thursday, June 12.

Our congratulations to the happy couple and their new addition!