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Fred­die Smith says that DAYS OF OUR LIVES’ Sonny is trapped be­tween his past and the present

ny was go­ing to have the per­fect mar- riage to Paul and run the com­pany, but when you have a huge life event, it can throw you off track.”

Who Said Life Was Fair?

won­der if the poor guy’s heart is break­ing into a mil­lion pieces. “Paul had re­ally changed,” Smith ob­serves, “and felt com­fort­able enough with him­self to come out so [he and Sonny] could be to­gether in pub­lic and live the life that they dreamed.”

Not only has cousin Brady be­gun gun­ning for power, but Sonny’s also got fi­ancé Paul sit­ting with his life on hold. Can For Sonny, get­ting to the bot­tom of this the am­bi­tious guy re­ally have it all? “Not “Is Will alive, or isn’t he?” mess has know­ing whether Will’s alive leaves ev- meant ex­plor­ing ev­ery ery­one in a very awk­ward po­si­tion,” Smith notes. “Sonny wants to be fair to him­self and to Paul, so he just puts ev­ery­thing on hold be­cause he needs to find out the truth… just to bury this [ques­tion] for­ever and be able to move on.”

Left with no real choice, Paul’s agreed to this sce­nario. But given that Sonny is the only man he’s ever loved, one can only

Search­ing For An­swers


“He re­ally puts his blood, sweat and tears into ev­ery scene,” Smith says of on-screen dad Justin’s por­trayer, Wally Kurth (GEN­ERAL HOSPI­TAL’s Ned). “It’s re­mark­able to watch.”

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