Young soap stars: Chandler Massey and Molly Burnett

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  • Chandler Massey and Molly Burnett are both up for Daytime Emmys for their work on 'Days of Our Lives'
  • Massey and Burnett sound off on how soaps address important social issues

Daytime TV has always been at the forefront of dealing with important social issues--and today's soaps are still drawing attention to bullying, teen pregnancy, and sexuality. Showbiz Tonight speaks about soaps and social issues with Chandler Massey and Molly Burnett, the young stars of "Days of Our Lives," who are both nominated for Emmys in the Outstanding Younger Actor and Actress categories. Massey, who plays the first gay character on the show in its 47-year history, tells Showbiz Tonight about the responsibility he has as the actor in that role. Massey and Burnett also describe the dramatic scenarios their characters have encountered on "Days of Our Lives"--everything from finding biological parents to surviving getting shot!

Tune in to Showbiz Tonight on HLN at 11p.m. ET/PT to watch the complete interview with Chandler Massey and Molly Burnett.

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