Alison Sweeney Leaving Days of Our Lives After 21 Years (VIDEO)

Truth rating: 10
(The Ellen Show)

By Michael Lewittes


(The Ellen Show)

(The Ellen Show)

Alison Sweeney is leaving “Days of Our Lives” after 21 years on the soap opera.

The actress announced the news during a Tuesday appearance on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show.”


She said, “My daughter just turned 5 and my son is 9, and I just want to be with them and enjoy my last year [on the show].”

Sweeney, who has also hosted “The Biggest Loser” since 2007, added, “I have never had more than a two-week vacation” since signing on to “Days Of Our Lives” in 1993.

Sweeney joined the show as Samantha “Sami” Brady at age 16.

Check out the video below, and tell us what you think about Sweeney leaving the soap.

Follow @GossipCop on Twitter!

Like us on Facebook!


Enter your email address here to receive daily news updates from us.


  1. Gossip Cop
  2. Mediaite
  3. RunwayRiot
  4. The Mary Sue