DAYS and Y&R stars celebrate Valentine’s Day

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A few cast members from Sony’s soaps, Days of our Lives and The Young and the Restless, shared some of their best and worst Valentine’s Day moments. Check them out below.

Galen Gering (Rafe, Days of our Lives)

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Favourite Valentine’s gift you’ve ever received? Or what would be the perfect gift for you?
When Jenna [his wife] said yes to my marriage proposal on Valentine’s Day.

Favourite Valentine’s gift you’ve ever given?
Valentine’s Day marriage proposal.

Favourite Valentine’s meal or restaurant?
Wine, fireplace, and s’mores.

Favourite Valentine’s Day/romantic vacation spot?
Tahiti.

Worst Valentine’s date or moment?
I took Jenna on a ski trip and it started raining. All of the snow turned to ice.

On a scale of 1 to 10, with 10 being the most romantic, your partner would rate you….
On a good day I’m a 10. On a bad day…less than 10.

Who’s more romantic? You or your character?
I’d have to say Rafe is more romantic

Lauren Koslow (Kate, Days of our Lives)

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Favourite Valentine’s gift you’ve ever received? Or what would be the perfect gift for you?
My husband proposed to me on Valentine’s Day, so that gift would be my engagement ring!!

Favourite Valentine’s gift you’ve ever given?
Weekend get-away to Carmel, CA.

Favourite Valentine’s meal or restaurant?
Dark chocolate and Dom Perignon

Favourite Valentine’s Day/romantic vacation spot?
Amalfi Coast.

Worst Valentine’s date or moment?
I tend to remember the best moments NOT the worst! Especially when it comes to romance!

Any other Valentine’s Day memories or traditions you can share?
Memories of helping my kids pick out their classmate’s valentines…VERY important business!

On a scale of 1 to 10, with 10 being the most romantic, your partner would rate you….
Uh oh…depending on my mood, most definitely I’d say 5-10.

Who’s more romantic? You or your character?
ME, most definitely! Kate has been burned one too many times to be a romantic! But, that said, she has NOT given up on love!!

Christel Khalil (Lily, The Young and the Restless)

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Favourite Valentine’s gift you’ve ever received? Or what would be the perfect gift for you?
My favourite gift I’ve received was a necklace that my ex-boyfriend gave me that he had inscribed. I love personalized things.

Favourite Valentine’s gift you’ve ever given?
A watch.

Favourite Valentine’s meal or restaurant?
Pacé. It’s a restaurant in a canyon and has amazing organic food.

Favourite Valentine’s Day/romantic vacation spot?
I love going to Palm Springs. It’s easy when you live in LA since it’s a 2 hour drive. And it’s warm so you can lay by the pool all day.

Worst Valentine’s date or moment?
One of my exes gave me the most generic gift and then we got in a huge fight about something dumb.

On a scale of 1 to 10, with 10 being the most romantic, your partner would rate you…
Hmm…that’s tough. Maybe a 6? I don’t get much time to do romantic things for him

Who’s more romantic? You or your character?
I would say my character. She has more time :)

Shawn Christian (Daniel, Days of our Lives)

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Favourite Valentine’s gift you’ve ever received? Or what would be the perfect gift for you?
Lingerie.

Favourite Valentine’s gift you’ve ever given?
Also lingerie.

Favourite Valentine’s meal or restaurant?
Wine, whiskey, and chocolate.

Favourite Valentine’s Day/romantic vacation spot?
Tahiti—I’ve never been, but I’m dying to go!

Worst Valentine’s date or moment?
Caught by parents…

Any other Valentine’s Day memories or traditions you can share?
I prefer spontaneity over tradition.

Who’s more romantic? You or your character?
I’m more romantic!

Amelia Heinle (Victoria, The Young and the Restless)

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Favourite Valentine’s gift you’ve ever received? Or what would be the perfect gift for you?
I would love a miniature pony!

Favourite Valentine’s gift you’ve ever given?
As a kid, I loved giving those carnations to the boys that you’d buy at school.  It was fun because you could see how many carnations you could give or get.  I loved seeing how popular I was!  By the way, I wasn’t very popular!

Favourite Valentine’s meal or restaurant?
Capo on Ocean Ave in Santa Monica.

Favourite Valentine’s Day/romantic vacation spot?
The sweet embrace of my husband’s loving arms.

Worst Valentine’s date or moment?
My husband had his brother bought my flowers from Trader Joe’s [an American grocery store] once and they were ugly.

Any other Valentine’s Day memories or traditions you can share?
I like those little cinnamon red hots. Those are good!

On a scale of 1 to 10, with 10 being the most romantic, your partner would rate you…
Neither one of us are romantic at all.  Out of 1 to 10 I would probably get a 2.  But I loved to be loved!

Who’s more romantic? You or your character?
Victoria is more romantic than I am.

Eric Martsolf (Brady, Days of our Lives)

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Favourite Valentine’s gift you’ve ever received? Or what would be the perfect gift for you?
I would love a four hour massage. I don’t even know if that’s possible.

Favourite Valentine’s gift you’ve ever given?
I gave my wife a necklace with 3 diamond ovals indicative of the 3 men in her life (me and the boys)!

Favourite Valentine’s meal or restaurant?
One year Lisa [his wife] made lobster tails and scotch taped the tail together after splitting it open. Loved her for that.

Favourite Valentine’s Day/romantic vacation spot?
Pick a bed. Any bed.

On a scale of 1 to 10, with 10 being the most romantic, your partner would rate you….
In the vain of “Spinal Tap”, hopefully an 11.

Who’s more romantic? You or your character?
When Brady is sober, he’s very thoughtful and generous. But I think I take him.

Days of our Lives and The Young and the Restless both air weekdays on Global and are available online, on demand and through the Global Go App.

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Jeevan Brar

Jeevan Brar is a digital content producer and freelance entertainment writer based in Toronto. Jeevan has managed The TV Watercooler since 2008, the Canadian blog has focused on daytime soaps, primetime hits and reality TV guilty pleasures. The blog has also connected Canadian soap fans with exclusive interviews with the cast of enduring daytime dramas The Young and the Restless, Days of our Lives, General Hospital and The Bold and the Beautiful. 'Like' The TV Watercooler on Facebook. You can also follow Jeevan on Twitter and Google+.

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