Alison Sweeney Dishes Days of Our Lives Exit and Breaking Her Departure To Ken Corday Jillian Bowe May 29, 2014 6 Comments Salem is going to be a bit drama-free once Alison Sweeney departs Days of Our Lives as Sami Brady. Just how is the black sheep of the highly regarded Brady family going to leave the fictitious city? Sweeney gave TV Guide Magazine's Michael Logan a little hint as to how her alter ego exits the soap opera after being a part of the canvas for 21 years. TV Guide Magazine: So let's talk Days. You recently went on The Ellen DeGeneres Show and hinted that Sami's exit from Salem wasn't going to be all that dynamic. You want to revise that so it sounds a little more, um, interesting?