LAST EDITED ON 10-03-07 AT 11:43 AM (EST)
Hunt Block left ATWT for one simple reason - $$$$$. They weren't willing to pay him what he wanted, so he didn't get a new contract.
He's well-respected in the business, but with the decline in ratings all soap operas are seeing, the money isn't being offered like it once was. Even some of the bigger stars in daytime are being asked to take salary cuts - some of whom won't do it. And there have been multiple shows that have requested an across-the-board percentage decrease for its contract cast.
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