Tag Archives: soap operas

Fired Anti-Vax Ex-Soap Star Sues ABC Over Mandate

Variety reports: “General Hospital” star Ingo Rademacher sued ABC on Monday, arguing that the company’s COVID vaccine mandate is unconstitutional and amounts to religious discrimination. Rademacher, who played Jasper “Jax” Jacks on the soap for nearly 25 years, was fired last month after refusing to get vaccinated. According to his lawsuit, Rademacher sought a religious exemption from the mandate, which …

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“General Hospital” Axes Another Anti-Vax Star [VIDEO]

Variety reports: On Tuesday, “General Hospital” star Steve Burton confirmed on Instagram the rampant rumors that he was fired from the long-running ABC soap opera because he would not get vaccinated against COVID-19. “I wanted you to hear it from me personally.” he said, before launching into anti-vaccine rhetoric. “Unfortunately, ‘General Hospital’ has let me go because of the vaccine …

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Soap Opera Writes Out Anti-Vax Star: I’m Leaving Town

TV Insider reports: Two weeks after news broke that Ingo Rademacher was out at General Hospital following his recent anti-vax and transphobic remarks, the ABC daytime soap has written him off of the show. The last episode for Rademacher, who plays Jasper “Jax” Jacks, aired on November 22, and he said goodbye in a scene with his ex-wife Carly. He …

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Anti-Vax Soap Opera Star Axed After Defying Mandate

Variety reports: Longtime “General Hospital” star Ingo Rademacher is out at the long-running ABC soap opera because he declined to comply with the production’s vaccine mandate. His last episode is scheduled to air on Nov. 22, Variety confirmed. News of his departure comes amid backlash to a transphobic meme and anti-vax sentiment he posted on social media Sunday. Rademacher has …

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Bold & Beautiful Soap Opera Reveals That Long-Running Character Is Transgender

On yesterday’s episode of The Bold & The Beautiful a long-running character was revealed to be transgender. USA Today reports: The news that Maya was born Myron inserts a plot twist (de rigueur on soaps), and could explain why the character has been fearful of intimacy. Non-trans actress and soap veteran Karla Mosley, 33, who’s played Maya for more than …

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ABC Cancels Long-Running Soaps

ABC today announced the cancellations of two of television’s longest-running soap operas, All My Children and One Life To Live. The network announced Thursday that the two soap operas would end, with “All My Children” going off the air in September and “One Life to Live” going off the air in January. In their place, a Mario Batali-hosted food show …

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ARGENTINA: Soap Opera Explores Gay Love Affair Between Soccer Stars

The popular Argentine soap opera Botineras is featuring a story line involving a clandestine love affair between two pro soccer stars, leading the public to speculate that it might be based on actual players. Rumor Rat has the story and a much steamier clip.

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Stallions…de Amor

Here’s the teaser for a gay soap opera series set to debut on the net in September. Its creator Efrain Shunior writes us: It’s called Stallions…de Amor and it stars some of the funniest people from the Groundlings and UCB here in Los Angeles. It’s steamy, glamourous, and ridiculous–like all true soap operas. The story is based around solving the …

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Homo Sex On One Life To Live

A few days ago One Life To Life aired what some are calling the first gay sex scene in the history of daytime television. “Kish” is what the show’s fans call the two gay characters Kyle and Fish.

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Soap Actress: I Was Canned For My Anti-Gay Religious Beliefs

Patricia Mauceri of ABC’s One Life To Live claims she was fired from the show in late June because her religious beliefs did not allow her to go along with a storyline that involved her character’s son coming out of the closet. Patricia Mauceri says she was fired and abruptly replaced for objecting to a gay storyline because of her …

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The Power Of Soap

The lovely Reese and Bianca had their perverted fabric-of-society-destroying gay “marriage” on All My Children yesterday. Millions of housewives watched, dabbed their eyes, and contemplated Sapphic love. And thought about equal rights for a full hour. What else has the LGBT movement done with that kind of power? Remember, we killed communism with McDonald’s and Coca-Cola.

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Lesbian Engagement On All My Children

With perfect Prop 8 timing, on Friday’s episode of All My Children hottie lesbian Reese proposed to hottie lesbian Bianca. REESE: That day, I knew I wanted to spend the rest of my life with you. And I knew that I wanted to have a home with you and Miranda, and a future together. And so today, I am asking …

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Soap Fans Want Their Gays To Kiss

A letter writing protest campaign is underway by viewers of As The World Turns who are angry that the young gay couple on the show have not shared a kiss since their groundbreaking lip-lock on the show over six months ago. Fans of the fictional romance between Luke Snyder and Noah Mayer are baffled about why the two characters haven’t …

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