Robert Scott Wilson from Days of Our Lives on Ciara / Ben Reunion, Happiness and Heartache
“The name of the game is to keep them apart. “
It’s been a tough race for Days of our lives‘Ben and Ciara, who have faced one challenge after another almost from the moment they first crossed paths. And to say that his most recent comeback – which ended with leaving town on the arm of former beau Theo – has frustrated Cin fans would be an understatement. But fear not, because Robert Scott Wilson says happier days are ahead… sort of.
“I think they have some well-deserved happiness ahead,” the handsome actor told Soaps.com on the Daytime Emmys red carpet. “I think they wrote a great story for us. I know that’s what the fans wanted, so this is one of those opportunities for us to take advantage of and have fun with.
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Thinking back to the relatively short but troubled history of the supercouple, Wilson admitted, “They’ve been through a lot of obstacles and a lot of angst, so it’s nice to have light moments every now and then.”
But of course everyone knows the old trope that when it comes to soap couples, happy equates to boring. “It’s a forbidden love story, and the name of the game is to pull them apart and make them fight for their love,” he said. “You have to fight for the right things.”
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Things won’t be all sun and lollipops, however. “Nothing gold can stay,” he warned, adding, “We have to face something. It’s never that easy.
You can watch the full video above to hear Wilson’s thoughts on Ben’s evolution and why he’s so grateful to the fans who “know more than I do about what’s going on in the story!” And be sure to watch the Daytime Emmy Awards airing Friday, June 25 at 8-7 a.m. on CBS to find out which of your favorite winners came out. Who knows, maybe next year around this time one of their acceptance speeches will be part of our roundup of the best of all time, which you can check out below.