The first love of long- time gay character Sonny Kiriakis
Soap Opera Network. While there, Will was so busy that he didn't take Sonny's calls or return his messages. Out Magazine. However, one day Chad noticed some suspicious activity on the message boards.
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- He cheekily talks back to his parents and calls them by their first names.
- The closeted Paul wants to reunite with Sonny who quickly reveals he is married.
- Canyon News. Fairman called Will's coming out story "excellent",  "powerful",  "emotionally impactful",  "relatable",  and "believable",  and credited Days of Our Lives for keeping it "edgy, dark, and very raw".
Guy Wilson was recast in the role of Will. Paul tells Will about turning down a marriage proposal from the love of his life this is Sonny, but Paul doesn't tell Will the name because Paul felt he could not be an out gay athlete. In , Chandler Massey took over the role of legacy Days of Our Lives character Will Horton , and in June it was announced that actor Freddie Smith was joining the show as a gay character, and that the show was embarking on its first ever gay romance.