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The Young and the Restless-related news from 2005
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In a stunning casting decision, a spokesperson for The Young and the Restless has confirmed that Ashley Bashioum
) has been let go. The decision for Bashioum's departure is related to the character's upcoming storyline.
) has been taken off contract and placed on recurring status with The Young and the Restless. Fans of the actress shouldn't fear that this is the end of the actress' on-screen appearances. A spokesperson for the show insists that Bell will still be seen on-screen quite often.
William J. Bell, the legendary and Emmy Award-winning daytime drama creator, died April 29, 2005 at the age of 78 of complications from Alzheimer's Disease.
Though the news has yet to be confirmed by a show spokesperson, Soap Central has learned that Keith Hamilton Cobb
, AMC) will be exiting the show later this month.
In a statement on his official web site, Y&R's John Enos
) indicated that he will exit the show this summer.
Newcomer Blair Redford will join the cast of The Young and the Restless this month as Scott Grainger, the long forgotten son of Lauren Fenmore.
It's official - Kimberlin Brown
) will be reprising her Emmy-nominated role on The Young and the Restless. The actress heads back to Genoa City later this summer. Brown has also played the wicked Sheila on The Bold and the Beautiful.
In a move that is sure to surprise fans of the show, Emmy-nominated Christel Khalil
) has announced that she will exit The Young and the Restless when her contract expires later this year.
Is Victoria Rowell
) leaving The Young and the Restless? If you listen to the buzz making its way around the Internet, the answer is yes. But don't tell that to Rowell, for she is more than a little guarded about her future with the top rated CBS soap.
Fans of The Young and the Restless can breathe a sigh of relief: Victoria Rowell
) has re-signed with the show. The news comes on the heels of word that two other popular African-American actresses are no longer with the show.
Through a mutual agreement, Tonya Lee Williams
) and The Young and the Restless have agreed to a parting of the ways. While fans may lament the loss of the actress in Genoa City, the reason for William's exit is anything but bad news.
There appears to be no truth to the rumor making the rounds that Emmy winner Adrienne Frantz
) will be joining the cast of The Young and the Restless later this year.
As previously reported by Soap Central, actress Lauren Woodland
) will make a not-totally-unexpected exit from The Young and the Restless next month.
It's been about two-and-a-half months since Lily Winters was last seen on The Young and the Restless, but all that is about to change. As previously reported by Soap Central, the top-rated CBS soap has every intention of bringing the character back to Genoa City.
Actress Patty Weaver knows a thing or two about turning dreams into reality.
She is an accomplished actress and singer, who has just wrapped work on two motion pictures. And for more than 30 years, daytime viewers have enjoyed her work on two daytime dramas. In this exclusive Soap Central interview, Weaver discusses her career, her future and what makes Gina's pasta so special!
There are unconfirmed reports that Kristoff St. John
) will soon be exiting The Young and the Restless. A network exec, however, has denied that the actor is leaving.