The Bold and the Beautiful has fired soap starlet Shanelle Workman, whose real-life romances with John Stamos and American Idol's Constantine Maroulis were previously reported on by She last airs as Gaby, the tragic daughter of Stephanie's dead housekeeper, on Oct. 27.

Word is Shanelle's dismissal came as a shock to her, though it's not all that surprising to viewers, since the saga of Gaby's green-card marriage to Thomas Forrester (Drew Tyler Bell) wasn't really going anywhere. In a diplomatic statement, B&B chief Brad Bell confirmed: "Shanelle Workman has been released from her contract. The decision was purely story line-dictated. Shanelle is a wonderful young actress and made a great contribution to The Bold and the Beautiful. We wish her every success in all of her future endeavors." (Keep reading for more juicy B&B news.)