OLTL Vet Kassie DePaiva Joins Days of Our Lives

Kassie DePaiva Days of Our LivesJust as Charlotte Ross is fixin’ to head to Nashville, NBC has confirmed that One Life to Live vet Kassie DePaiva is en route to Days of Our Lives — to fill the role Ross once played.

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Per our friends at Soaps In Depth, DePaiva is joining the NBC sudser as onetime teen hooker Eve Donovan, aka Theresa’s half-sister.

Ross had tweeted in early December that she met with Days executive producer Greg Meng and headwriter Christopher Whitesell about a possible encore, but ultimately, she claimed this week, she opted for other opportunities, including Nashville and VH1’s Hit the Floor.

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In addition to her run as OLTL‘s Blair, for which she netted two Daytime Emmy nominations, DePaiva’s previous credits include the role of Guiding Light‘s Chelsea Reardon. She is expected to make her Days debut this summer.