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B&B's Ashley Jones' 'happy tears' over soap star alum's new relationship

Amber Peake May 5, 2022
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B&B star Ashley Jones congratulated fellow soap alum Tom Pelphrey this week after he and girlfriend Kaley Cuoco went Instagram official with their relationship.

Pelphrey, who previously had a stint on classic soap Guiding Light before it went off air, had fans and celeb pals excited as he debuted his relationship with Cuoco on Instagram.

Ashley Jones, who portrays Bridget Forrester on Bold And The Beautiful, was one of many stars who took to the comments of Pelphrey’s post congratulating the couple.

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B&B’s Ashley Jones reacts to fellow soap alum’s new relationship

Earlier this week, Ozark star and Guiding Light alum Tom Pelphrey debuted his relationship with Big Bang Theory actress Kaley Cuoco on Instagram.

In a post to his 119,000 followers, Pelphrey shared a sweet snap that featured two polaroids of the pair smiling and laughing together.

Many of the actor’s celeb pals took to the comments to congratulate the couple on their relationship.

Fellow Ozark actor Kevin Johnson, who portrays Sam Dermody on the Netflix series, wrote: “Congrats, buddy.” Krysten Ritter, who Pelphrey is set to star alongside in upcoming HBO Max Love & Death, shared a series of flame emojis.

Bold And The Beautiful actress Ashley Jones, who Pelphrey also appears to be good friends with, shared “happy tears” as she wrote his name alongside a set of happy crying emojis as she celebrated his new relationship.

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Kaley Cuoco and Tom Pelphrey are Instagram official

Following her now-boyfriend Tom Pelphrey’s post, actress Kaley Cuoco also shared a post of her own to her more than seven million followers on Instagram.

While she included the same loved-up polaroid snaps as Pelphrey, Cuoco also shared a few more couple pictures as well as photos from a recent trip together.

Of course, the comments section of Cuoco’s post also featured some celeb messages from the likes of Queer Eye’s Jonathan Van Ness and The Flight Attendant co-star Griffin Matthews.

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A look at Pelphrey’s Guiding Light past

Soap fans will be familiar with Tom Pelphrey as Guiding Light’s Jonathan Randall, the son of Reva, who was played by Kim Zimmer.

He joined the show in 2003 and featured as part of the Guiding Light cast for six years before it went off air in 2009 after a seven-decade run across radio and later TV.

Following Guiding Light’s cancellation, Pelphrey joined another soap classic, As The World Turns, which also ended up going off-air in 2010.

Pelphrey portrayed Mick Dante on the series across more than 20 episodes before later becoming known for his primetime features in notable shows such as Chicago P.D. and Law & Order.

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Amber is an entertainment journalist with a love for anything showbiz, celeb or reality TV. After graduating with a degree in Journalism at Brunel University she became a Showbiz Reporter at Having written for both HITC and The Focus, Amber is now a staff writer for The Focus covering the latest celeb and entertainment trends.