Melissa Reeves

DAYSaster SPOILERS: Death, Despair and Rekindled Love Rock Salem on Days of Our Lives!



Days of Our Lives returns on Monday, Aug. 13, following a Summer Olympics-sanctioned hiatus. Now it's time for the men and women of Salem to do a few acrobatics of their own, as they try to duck and dodge all the falling debris—not to mention the heartache—from the DAYSaster! READ MORE

Young and Restless Star Greg Rikaart Tweets Disappointment in DAYS' Melissa Reeves' Support of Anti-Gay Chick-fil-A




Another daytime star has chimed in on "Chick-fil-A  Appreciation Day" and the restaurant's stance on gay marriage. The Young and the Restless' Greg Rikaart responded on Twitter to Days of Our Lives' Melissa Reeves' support of the fast food chain. Rikaart tweeted: READ MORE

The Advocate Puts Days of Our Lives' Melissa Reeves on Blast For Supporting Bigoted Chick-fil-A

 




After spending a year praising Days of Our Lives for the groundbreaking coming out storyline for Will Horton (Chandler Massey), The Advocate has taken a stance on Massey's on-screen aunt, Melissa Reeves', (Jennifer) support of Chick-fil-A — a company which has spent millions to fund anti-LGBT groups. Kudos to The Advocate! READ MORE

General Hospital's Brandon Barash Goes IN on Chick-fil-A!




While some soap stars were exercising their rights to free speech, by tweeting support for bigotry, others were coming down on the side of basic human and civil rights. Here's what General Hospital's Brandon Barash (Johnny) tweeted about Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day:



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Days of Our Lives Star Melissa Reeves Tweeted Support During Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day

 




NBC's Days of Our Lives may have made great strides in supporting the LGBT community by penning a powerful coming out story for Will Horton (Chandler Massey), but apparently one of the soap's top stars would rather eat chicken than see gay people afforded equality. Melissa Reeves, who has played the mega popular role of Jennifer Rose Horton Deveraux on the sudser on and off since 1985, tweeted support for Chick-fil-A on Wednesday.

The fast food chain has been under fire for years, due to the millions it has donated to anti-LGBT rights causes. Most recently, Chick-fil-A's COO Dan Cathy confirmed his stance against gay marriage in an interview with the publication Blblical Recorder, resulting in calls from civil rights groups to boycott Chick-fil-A. I guess Reeves sees absolutely nothing wrong with the chain working so hard to deny 10 percent of the population their civil rights. She tweeted:

 

 



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Days of Our Lives Flashback: Lawrence Alamain Comes To Salem


 
In 1990, Days of Our Lives’ Lawrence Alamain (Michael Sabatino) surprised Salem residents when University Hospital’s Chief of Staff Dr Tom Horton (Macdonald Carey) calls a press conference to reveal the hospital’s newest ‘anonymous’ benefactor. When Lawrence was revealed to the waiting crowd, the look on their faces was priceless.
 
The history between Lawrence and those at the press conference was volatile. Jack (Matthew Ashford) and Jennifer (Melissa Reeves) were present, working on a news story for The Spectator, Jennifer was also still coping from the aftermath of Lawrence having raped her, Kayla (Mary Beth Evans) was there seeking answers to Steve ‘Patch’ Johnson’s (Stephen Nichols) murder and Carly (Crystal Chappell),  was curious and anxious about what was about to unfold. Check it out after the jump! READ MORE