‘Days of Our Lives’ News: Linsey Godfrey on Contract as Sarah Horton

Days of Our Lives news reveal Linsey Godfrey, who plays Sarah Horton, is on contract at DOOL. This means that she isn’t just a recurring character on the NBC soap. This also means that viewers will be seeing more of Sarah Horton, who recently came back to Salem as a happily engaged woman, to her mother’s delight!

Days of Our Lives News: Linsey Godfrey on Contract

Linsey Godfrey made her debut on Days of Our Lives playing Sarah Horton on October 26. Godfrey isn’t a stranger to the soap daytime drama world, as she recently played as Caroline Spencer on The Bold and the Beautiful. Godfrey was a part of the B&B cast for seven years until the show let her go and didn’t renew her contract.

Fans have known for a while that Godfrey was making her way to Days of Our Lives, though it wasn’t announced until recently that she was to play Maggie Horton’s (Suzanne Rogers) daughter. With this news that she is not a recurring actor and is on contract with DOOL, it looks like Sarah Horton will be back in Salem for a while!

Sarah Horton isn’t new to Salem, though fans haven’t seen her on their television screens in years. Prior to Godfrey taking up the role, Alli Brown most recently played Sarah Horton in 1991. The character originated in 1981. Godfrey will be the first actress to play Sarah Horton in almost 27 years.

Days of Our Lives Spoilers: Sarah Horton Returns to Salem

Previously on Days of Our Lives, Sarah returned to Salem to visit her mother and announce her engagement. She’s engaged to none other than Rex Brady (Kyle Lowder)! Her return marks new interesting storylines, ones that head DOOL writer Ron Carlivati himself is very excited about!

Spoilers previously revealed that Rex Brady, Sarah’s fiance, is the real father of Mimi Lockhart’s (Farah Fath Galfond) baby. Rex and Mimi reunited and slept together once when Rex had hit a rough spot with Sarah Horton. Now, he and Sarah seemed to work out their differences. However, when Sarah learns about Rex and Mimi’s one nighter, things go south for the couple.

However, at the moment, no one really knows that Mimi and Rex are the parents of Baby Bonnie. The consensus in town is that Lucas Horton (Bryan Datillo) and Bonnie Lockhart (Judi Evans) are the parents. However, Chloe Lane (Nadia Bjorlin) suspects that something fishy is going on – and figures out the truth.

DOOL Spoilers: Sarah Bonds With Eric Brady

That’s not the only Days of Our Lives storyline revolving around Sarah this year. Recent spoilers revealed that Sarah Horton will play a part in Eric Brady (Greg Vaughan) deciding who will raise Holly Jonas. Before she died, Nicole Walker (Arianne Zucker) asked Eric to raise her daughter. But is Eric up to the task?

It looks like DOOL is setting up Sarah as Eric’s new love interest. Eric and Jennifer Horton (Melissa Reeves) were previously engaged. However, fans didn’t necessarily like this relationship. Now that Nicole has died, Sarah could be his next love interest. Upcoming on Days of Our Lives, the two will bond with each other as they discuss Holly’s future.

Sarah Horton is Holly’s aunt, so she wants to help make sure the little girl gets the best future now that both her parents are dead. Will these bonding moments begin a new relationship between Eric and Sarah? Could Sarah help Eric raise Holly and come to terms with his first love’s death?

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