Eva Marcille to exit The Young and the Restless

Posted Sunday, August 24, 2008 6:39:53 PM
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Eva Marcille to exit The Young and the Restless

Former Top Model winner Eva Marcille will exit Genoa City this week. The model-turned-actress told Soap Central earlier this year about her plans for her Y&R role, but many never materialized. Fear not, though, Marcille will be back on Y&R in the near future.

Eva Marcille (Tyra Hamilton) will exit The Young and the Restless this week, but the model-turned-actress will be back.

According to a show insider, Marcille's role on The Young and the Restless was not initially envisioned as a long-term role. Now that Marcille has caught on with fans, the show is reshuffling some storylines to devise a way to keep the actress in Genoa City.

Also out is young star Jamia Simone Nash (Ana Hamilton).

On the Red Carpet at this year's Daytime Emmys, Marcille seemed to revel in the possibility of an on-screen catfight. "It's gonna be on," Marcil snarled as she thought of a potential love triangle for her alter ego. That didn't materialize in her recent storyline, but there's still a chance for that in the future.

A CBS spokesperson assures Soap Central that Marcille and Nash will both be back "very soon," though an exact return date was not revealed.

In an ironic twist, Marcille makes her exit the same week as another Top Model contestant. YaYa DaCosta, who finished second to Marcille in season three of the reality competition, did not have her contract renewed with ABC's All My Children.

Meanwhile, Marcille can be seen as a news reporter in the motion picture, Super Capers, due out this year.

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