Days of Our Lives' Chandler Massey Reveals What Makes Will go Rogue in AfterElton



Scheming and manipulation are a rite of passage if you're Days of Our Lives' Will Horton (Chandler Massey). Grandma Kate (Lauren Koslow) makes it an art form. Dad Lucas (Bryan Dattilo) is no slouch in that department and his mom Sami (Alison Sweeney) is a connoisseur. It was only a matter of time before he dipped into the family pastime. So what pushes him to the dark side? AfterElton spoke with Massey about what forces Will to go after EJ (James Scott).

AE: And now coming up in the new year Will is set to try to blackmail EJ (James Scott), but then EJ turns the tables and ends up blackmailing him with his knowledge of Will being gay. But my question is how does EJ find out about Will being gay when he’s still figuring it out himself?

CM: It’s just like in real life. The people that you’re really close to probably suspect, and they know before that person is ready to admit it, so it happens along those lines. I love the soapy twist with the blackmail because it shows that they’re not afraid to take risks. Some people might be like, ‘they’re blackmailing him because of his sexuality?’ But that what makes it different! One thing I can tease that I haven’t told anyone else is along the lines of the EJ-blackmailing thing is that Will gets involved in the mayoral campaign.

To find out about Will's kiss and talking to Grandma Marlena (Deidre Hall), click here!

 

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Good read, I'm so psych for this to unfold and read today on twitter, Allison & Bryan must be filming there first scenes today, I so excited about Lumi and how this will effect both as parents.

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Nothing more attractive than a hot guy in glasses! Smile

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I like that they are going the route they are going with the story. It means they are serious about the story. It isn't just an I came out story and watch for the fallout. There is meat behind the story. There are his family dynamics, his friends, EJ and the election. All sorts of things to talk about besides the inevitable who is progay and who isn't. What little has gone on in terms of young coming out stories on daytime, that has been about all that the stories have been. Someone comes out, some people are ok with it some aren't. The fallout of that and a tenuous young couple in love. The end. This has more tentacles. This reaches out into other stories. The layering of Days stories is what has me so up about it right now. No one story is being told seperately from the rest of the stories. Everything effects everything else. Just like in real life. I can't wait to see the unfolding of this great story or what Chandler does with the material. So far he has kicked it out the ball park.

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Chandler looks incredibly hot in this photo. Had to look twice to see the resemblance between Chandler and the Will we see on-screen.

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I was thinking maybe with Will being blackmailed by EJ and working for him on the mayoral campaign, Will gets the goods on EJ and turns the tables in the best Sami fashion....hmmm.

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This Chandler Massey kid is fantastic on Days. He has been a big draw for me since the reboot. He more than holds his own with several castmates, from newbie to seasoned veteran. Can't wait to see what happens next with Will, Sami, Lucas and EJ.

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Im so happy for this story

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I love Will Gone Wild! If I was that poor kid, I'd probably do the exact same thing.

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They should SO pair Will with that hot football player who was being blackmailed by that stupid gambling gang. Hotness!

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Or was he a basketball player? Oh. Who cares? Not going to happen anyway. Lol.

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That Sports guy could not act. He looked so lost.

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It's about time! Chandler Massey is one of the most interesting actors in daytime. I hope he will do soon a primetime show.

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Chandler is so cute!!!!

Love Love

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Will and Quinn need to have an affair. Talk about MUST SEE TV!!!!!