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    Tanya Boyd Returns To Days Of Our Lives. (Updated.)

    Tuesday, January 17 2012

    Tanya Boyd (NBC)
    Did you see this coming?

    Updated: January 17.

    Soap Opera Digest has reported that a statement released by the show contradicts Branco's report of her health problems. "Reports are incorrect. We were unable to move forward with Tanya due to scheduling conflicts," the statement noted. The series issued a casting call for an established actor to take the role. It will be a recurring part and will begin shooting on January 17 for a 7-10 episode arc.

    Updated: January 16.

    According to soap opera journalist Nelson Branco, Tanya Boyd (Celeste) has had a stroke. This means that the actress will not be able to return as planned. "DOOL" will be re-casting the role. sends our sincere wishes to Tanya for a speedy recovery and will let you know of more details once they are released.

    Original article: January 9.

    Soap Opera Digest is reporting that "DOOL" veteran Tanya Boyd (Celeste) is heading back to Salem. Boyd played the town's crafty psychic between 1994 and 2007, during which time she was a lover to Stefano (Joe Mascolo), a mother to Lexi (Renée Jones) and an accomplice to EJ (James Scott) among other things. No word yet on what will be bringing her back or how long her return to town will last. is happy to welcome her back to town.

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    Posted by Chrissi at Monday, January 09 2012 02:09 PM


    Posted by gapeach76 at Monday, January 09 2012 03:10 PM

    Thank you Days for my earlier birthday present. I love Celeste!!

    Posted by lisamarie2010 at Monday, January 09 2012 05:09 PM

    Yay!! Lexie really needs her mom right now...!

    Posted by Moonlight Fairy at Monday, January 09 2012 09:14 PM

    I'm excited can't wait to see Lexie's mother coming back.

    Posted by days4ever2 at Tuesday, January 10 2012 08:59 AM

    I love Celeste and always have. I have faith that the new writers will give her something great!

    Posted by monson2002 at Wednesday, January 11 2012 10:04 AM

    I'm excited too I loved Celeste and to everyone who thinks these writers are new they aren't actually they were apart of James E. Reily's writing team since Days in the 90's along with Passions

    Posted by lisamarie2010 at Monday, January 16 2012 09:51 AM

    Aww so it IS true..that Tanya is not coming...I hope she's okay...I wanna wish her recovery!

    Posted by dedee at Tuesday, January 17 2012 05:31 PM

    Awsome! she is the best, Thank you to all DOOL! Celeste is awsome, Tanya Boyd is a great actress. love to see her come back.

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