Days of Our Lives Spoilers: Paul Telfer Teases Xander & Bo Brady – Are They One In The Same?
Days of Our Lives (DOOL) spoilers reveal that we are seeing an evolved Xander Cook Kiriakis (Paul Telfer). So, what exactly is he nowadays? Villain? A “good” bad guy? And how on earth does Xander relate to Bo Brady (formerly Peter Reckell)? The two are polar opposites. The actor explained the comparison, his character, what the future holds, and more.
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DOOL spoilers reveal that Xander will always be a villain. This is despite the fact that he has tried to be a somewhat good guy during the past year. Telfer explained to SoapCentral that Xander has selfish motivations and his character’s core is inherently bad. However, it is something that he struggles with. The actor explained it as being a “self-defeating villain.”
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As for the future of Xander, he won’t go full-on good, no matter how much he tries. He also won’t revert back to being a total villain. Instead, we will see a combination of the two. It makes fans divided on how they feel about the character. It also makes for some interesting storyline and the potential for the unexpected.
Comparison To Bo Brady
Days of Our Lives spoilers reveal that Xander is the complete opposite of Bo Brady. So, how can Telfer compare the two? He explained,
“I think more and more about somebody like Bo Brady, who was like an anti-hero; he was this tough, devil-may-care, wild kind of character, but he [was also the hero]. That’s not Xander. Xander is a villain, and he’s never going to be a hero. But what I like now, where it’s sort of settling, is that instead of being an anti-hero like Bo Brady, I do think Xander could be like an anti-villain.”
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Telfer revealed that while a lot of villains get redemption stories on soaps, this likely won’t be the case for Xander. Even though he probably won’t ever get redeemed, he does have redeeming qualities. So, while fans will never fully embrace the new Xander no matter how good he behaves, he does get a bit of sympathy. Let’s be honest, the poor guy tries, especially when it comes to Sarah Horton (Linsey Godfrey).
What do you think of the “new” Xander? What are your thoughts on Telfer’s psychoanalysis of the character and how it compares to Bo Brady?
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