“Mary Beth Evans Chats With Soaps.com About Soap Star,” August 22, 2007

Mary Beth Evans Chats With Soaps.com About Soap Star, August 22, 2007 http://soaps.sheknows.com/daysofourlives/news/id/958/Mary_Beth_Evans_Chats_with_Soapscom_About_Soap_Sta/ It’s the fourth season of SOAPnet’s I Wanna Be A Soap Star with the lucky winner receiving a role on Days of Our Lives. But aside from which show the winner becomes a part of, there a few other changes in store. First of all, the set has been moved to the Days of Our Lives studios. Secondly, the audience will have a hand in picking the winner. Lastly and possibly most importantly for Days fans, Mary Beth Evans (Kayla Johnson) has taken over for Debbi Morgan  as one of the judges. Originally only asked to be on the first show of the season to help narrow 40 or 50 actors down to 10, Mary Beth found that “it was a lot more fun than I thought it was gonna be.” Fearing the thought of hurting people’s feelings by voting them off, she soon found that “It didn’t seem so painful. And then the producers and all the people involved really liked the chemistry between the three of us, Michael Bruno, Hogan Sheffer and myself and they asked if I would come back and do the whole show.” Feeling that all 10 actors vying for the contract role on DAYS were amazing, it was often a tough choice to decide who to “kill off.” But the...

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