RUMOR REPORT: Did Judith Light Turn Down a One Life to Live Finale Cameo?!

Don't expect Karen Wolek to make a return trip to Llanview, PA. before One Life to Live ends next January. According to sources, Judith Light recently declined an offer from the sudser to reprise the career-making role as the housewife hooker she played from 1977-1983.

I'm hearing this isn't the first time Light has turned OLTL down, despite always speaking fondly of her time on the serial in the press. Reportedly the brass wanted Light to appear as Karen for the soap's 40th anniversary back in 2008, but the Who's The Boss? and Ugly Betty star allegedly passed that time as well.

Here's hoping, with seven months left before the finale, TPTB will somehow be able to convince Light to change her mind. Watch a clip of Light as Karen Wolek on the stand after the jump!


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Maybe she didn't want just cameo like another poster said but wanted something with a more episodes and ABC wouldn't pay her. I is a bummer because she was an important character for OLTL.

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Thank you for sharing that clip!! young! Edwina!! Jenny!! Marco/Mario....

Who was Vicki married to at the time? Was that right after Joe died?

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SHE'S COMING BACK! I have a twitter friend who is friends with someone who's a major fan of OLTL and they went to the studio and Judith was there doing a recording!!!! YAY YAY YAY! She said she would love to come back. She's been really busy lately but I'm happy she's coming back for a cameo! This better not be a lie or my friend is in major trouble.