Goddard, Renton, Case and Hennesy at the 2009 World Magic Awards


The Young and the Restless' Daniel Goddard and Sharon Case, along with Cougar Town star Carolyn Hennesy and former Days of our Lives star Kristen Renton, who now appears on FX's Sons of Anarchy, attended the 2009 World Magic Awards on Saturday at The Barker Hanger in Santa Monica. See photos of Case and Hennesy after the jump and watch red carpet video too.

Days of Our Lives: Rumors, Spoilers, Gossip and More!

Welcome to your mid-week fix of Days of Our Lives Rumors, Spoilers, Gossip and More!

Rumors and Gossip
Does Salem no longer need the ISA?  Maybe so.  Online reports are saying that Galen Gering's new character will be an FBI Agent, who comes to Salem on a special case.  Hmm, I wonder if this will involve Sami (Alison Sweeney), the Salemite he's reported to share scenes with.  When will we see the  ex-Passions hunk on our screens?  Sources say late October.  Is it possible for a soap to have too much eye candy??  Nah!  Crank up that sauna Days...

What of Galen's ex-Passions costar, Eric Martsolf (ex-Ethan Winthrop)?  As a recast Brady Black, he's returning to Salem around mid-November to deal with ex-wife Chloe (Nadia Bjorlin), because divorcing her wasn't enough it seems.  I guess that means Chloe will be sticking around for awhile...

Kristen Renton OUT at Days!

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The Night The Lights Went Out In Salem
: It looks like Southern Belle Morgan will soon be sashaying her behind right out of Salem as Soap Opera Digest is reporting Kristen Renton is out at Days of Our Lives.

The caricature, I mean character, is set to head for Chicago. No offense to Renton, but this longterm Days fan couldn't be happier. A soap in rebuilding phase does not have precious airtime to waste on disconnected characters with no real purpose on the canvas. Maybe now the show can write for young adult characters that actually are connected to core families and that we actually like, such as Horton great-grandson Nick Fallon (the much too good for this Blake Berris).

Thanks Ang and Snowi for the tips!

Miss USA to guest star on DAYS

Taking a cue from the rival networks, NBC has snagged Miss USA Crystle Stewart for a guest appearance for Days of Our Lives on June 20.  Online rumors are reporting that for her soap debut, Stewart will mix it up with Chelsea (Rachel Melvin) and Morgan (Kristen Renton) as their Alpha Chi Theta sorority advisor at the now popular Salem Health Club. 

While Chelsea and Morgan are working out, they notice Miss USA working out and mention the great job Ms. Stewart did on organizing a charity walkathon by Salem University for Breast Cancer awareness. The trio chat it up for a bit where Chels and Morgs shamelessly say they will be rooting for her when she enters Miss Universe that will be aired on.. You guessed it NBC!


So NBC's not only grabbing soap viewership but an audience to the Miss Universe pageant as well. Gotta love that ad and marketing dept of NBC's! The Miss Universe pageant will air on July 13 live on NBC and to get more info on Miss USA you can check her out here.