EXCLUSIVE! Stephen Nichols Reveals What Really Happened Re His Days of Our Lives Exit!

On August 31, 2018 fans will say goodbye to beloved character as Stephen Nichols will exit his role as Steve ‘Patch’ Johnson on Days of Our Lives. News broke earlier this year of the actor’s exit and several reports surfaced noting what transpired behind the scenes. However, Soap Opera News spoke directly with Nichols who shed some light on his departure. Read below!

In light of all the reports that were released, can you shed some light on your Days of Our Lives exit and what transpired?

Nichols: I have seen and heard accounts that say I chose to leave for money and/or storyline purposes. That isn’t true. While I have made comments about my disappointment in the lack of story, I have made clear that I accepted what was offered. Because at the end of the day, I want to be there. I love my family at Days of Our Lives.  Cast and crew, upstairs, downstairs, on set, makeup and hair, I have been missing you and hope to see you all again.

I was hurt by the way things played out, but my reps were told I’d be back in 4-12 weeks. We are way past that so, for now, I am moving on.  

No matter what, I will always cherish the people who support and love me and do so much without asking anything in return.  You are the heart of my inspiration to always give you the best I can.

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