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    Cameron Mathison Gets Busy

    Friday, October 12 2007


    Cameron is a busy, busy guy! (ABC)
    The entire soap world is abuzz with news of a first-time event: a vacation cruise that will allow fans never before seen access to their favorite soap stars. The Soap Cruise will sail November 15th and return to the Port of Miami November 19th, with stops in Mexico and Key West. Soap stars from all of your favorite soaps will be there - including Cameron Mathison and Alicia Minshew from All My Children.

    I recently had the chance to talk with Cameron Mathison, who will be hosting the event, about what he is most looking forward to on the cruise.

    Kristi: "What can fans expect on the cruise?"

    Cameron: "There is going to be a lot of interaction, beyond autographs and typical appearances. You can act with your favorite stars and have different opportunities to play games and have fun, you can have your meals with the stars."

    Kristi: "You've done long-form fan appearances like the Soap Cruise before. How does this kind of appearance differ from the 1-day meet & greets?

    Cameron: "I love all of them (fan appearances). It's nice to get up close with the fans. Their enthusiasm and feedback is so much fun. It's just awesome."

    Kristi: "You're playing the host, what are you most looking forward to on the cruise?"

    Cameron: (chuckles)"I'm looking forward to hanging out and not juggling three jobs!"

    I asked Cameron about his busy schedule, which includes not only his regular gig on AMC but also hosting duties on "I Wanna Be A Soap Star" and his weekly dancing appearance on "Dancing with the Stars". Did you know that he'll go from the "DWTS" show next Tuesday, October 16th and directly to the live finale of "Soap Star"? That is a crazy busy schedule!

    Kristi: "Do you ever sleep?"


    Cameron and Edyta are still dancing! (Soaps.com)
    Cameron: (gives a full-out belly laugh) "Sleep is very over-rated! (chuckles) It's really challenging but it's really fun. It's a very exciting time for me. I wouldn't want to pass up on any one of them, and it's really very energizing. . .I consider myself so lucky. I didn't know I had this much energy, now I know I can handle anything.

    Kristi: "Tell us a little about Dancing With The Stars - is it as hard as you thought?"

    Cameron: "It is as hard. I'm proud of myself to come out and do what I've done. I didn't expect that everybody (on the show) is doing so well. There are just a lot of different people doing really, really well. All I'm concerning myself with is having fun."

    Cameron said the dances have been harder for him that he thought and credits dance partner Edyta Sliwenska for his performances each week. And speaking of "DWTS", Cameron and Edyta have made it into Week 4 of the competition! You can follow Cameron's progress here.

    My thanks to Cameron for taking a few minutes out of his very busy schedule to speak with Soaps.com and to wish him luck on "Dance"!

    And, while Cameron and many of your fellow soap fans are getting ready to cruise into the sunset don't worry, you won't be left out if you can't come along! Soaps.com will be on-board the ship to bring you the latest news! And if you've been thinking of coming along but haven't gotten your reservation, you have a few more days. I found out today that registration for the cruise has been extended until October 19th!


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    USER COMMENTS

    Posted by JamesScott1Fan at Friday, October 12 2007 11:56 AM

    Cameron you are amazing. I LOVE YOU! I will continue to vote for you every week on Dancing with the Stars. The cruise sounds awesome I wish I could go.

    Posted by bananna at Saturday, October 13 2007 08:37 AM

    I love Cameron AMathison on all my children. Make everything work out for him and Annie. Get rid of Ritchie!

    Posted by pantherpal1986 at Monday, October 15 2007 04:41 PM

    im not sure why babe left but they need to get her back.I dont like this new babe she dont fit the part. she looks to much like a little kid.they all so need to get over this greenlee and kendle thing.and 1 more thing they need to bring bronka back. thanks

    Posted by bananna at Thursday, October 25 2007 07:55 AM

    I wanna see Adam & Krystal finally get back together again. I'd love to see that Jenny is really Adam's daughter and not Tad's. I'd like to see Jonathan & Ava get married. Show some good news for a change! Have Tad finally find out that Kathy is really Kate already! It's been dragged out too long! I hate it when you drag out things for months!

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