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Chandler Massey on DAYS Exit: "I'm Actually Glad Things Went Down The Way They Did"

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Former Days of Our Lives star Chandler Massey is trying to be the bigger person, following his ouster from the NBC sudser. Although the actor kinda-sorta said in the Daytime Emmy press room he was leaving at the end of his contract in December, the soap has decided to go with a recast for Will Horton now! This was all after Ken Corday gave an interview saying the role wouldn't be recast.

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TV Guide Magazine’s Michael Logan caught up with the blindsided-yet-grateful actor to clear a few things up. Here's some of what Massey had to say:

I'm actually glad things went down the way they did," Massey tells us. "I appreciate the producers for letting me out of my deal early because I can now pursue other opportunities I couldn't under contract. And, really, I want what's best for the show and the character. I'm honored to have played Will's coming-out story, and really proud of the Will and Sonny romance. It's important that they pass the torch to another actor and continue the story."

What a classy kid. To find out exacly how DAYS pulled a fast one on Massey, click here!