There is rampant speculation that new mom Terri Colombino
) will not return to As the World Turns after her maternity leave.
Colombino -- then Terri Conn -- joined the cast of As the World Turns in September 1998. Three years later, the actress received a nomination for a Daytime Emmy in the Outstanding Younger Actress category.
Terri and husband Arthur welcomed the arrival of daughter, Julia Catherine on July 8th. The little one measured in at 19 inches and weighed 6 lbs, 5 oz.
A show spokesperson declined to comment, citing a policy not to comment on rumors. Meanwhile, one setside source hints that it almost certain that Colombino will return to the show.
Colombino's contract with As the World Turns is up for renewal this month.