The actress told the magazine that, "It just feels right. I have been preparing for this for awhile, so I have said my mental good-byes.I will miss the faces I see here every day, but everybody has been really encouraging and has embraced my decision....
Recasting Philip could prove challenging as Johnson was a big fan favorite.
However, should DAYS decide to go the route of a recast, there are plenty of stars who could be up to the task.
Editor’s POV: I’m very disappointed to see these two actors leave, however it’s better to leave on your own accord.
Johnson has been a favorite of mine for years, and his work since 2007 has shown just how much he’s grown as an actor.
In 2010, Hennig was nominated for an Emmy in the Outstanding Younger Actress category.
Johnson left DAYS in 2002 after a three year run, going on to appear on .
I feel like I'm going out with a bang after last week's air shows and I feel great about it creatively and I am thankful to the writers for giving me that.
It's been a lot of fun to play and I wouldn't change anything."Johnson has been portraying Philip since 2007.
When Nathan learned the truth, he left her and she in turn left Salem.