Saturday July 24, 2010, six of your favorite stars from the hit daytime soap, Days of Our Lives, took time from their busy weekend, packed their bags and flew all the way across the country to attend the annual Taylors Youth Association Charity Event Days Into Night, located in Greenville, South Carolina. On hand from the show were Eric Martsolf (Brady), Galen Gering (Rafe), James Scott (EJ), Mark Hapka (Nathan), Shawn Christian (Daniel) and finally, the lone lady in attendance, Nadia Bjorlin (Chloe). All the fans were ecstatic from the get go, with the five male celebrities on the stage answering the fan questions from the crowd's shouts. The fans wanted to know everything from how the stars prepare for their scenes to the kind of car(s) they drive. More screams and shouts erupted from the crowd as the announcer proclaimed that Nadia, who had been delayed at the airport, was ready to join them on stage. All the hunks stood up in their charity event jerseys as Nadia came running up in a blue summer dress, while holding her jersey over her chest.
Mark Hapka was up next and couldn’t risk the chance of letting Nadia's shirt go for more than his. Mark worked the crowd and added things to go along with his, such as his Twitter photos and love letters. His shirt wound up selling for $1000.50. The stars then auctioned off their name labeled director style chairs that they were sitting in up on stage, with the same competitive tone. The chairs overall brought in a little less money than the jerseys, but it was still a lot of good money raised for charity!
After all of the bidding was done the stars were delivering the goods to the winners and interacting with the crowd. James Scott (EJ) had been wearing a ball cap this entire time, but when he went to take off his shirt, he had to remove the cap. What do you know! James had a completely shaved head underneath that cap. He wouldn’t say much about it, just a quick joke, "You know, it may have something to do with an upcoming storyline, or it may not!" As fans may be aware, generally, actors are not always permitted to change their look without consulting with the show for story continuity. I’d be willing to bet that there is some storyline coming up that corresponds with this hair cut. What could it be? Any thoughts or suggestions? What would you do if you were the writers? Leave your comments below. I do have one theory that I would love to have play out! I will leave that in the comments for you. Please keep in mind that it is 100% speculation.
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- Shannon Burrell