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Y&R's Melissa Claire Egan Video Interview: Justin Hartley's Exit, Chadam Ending, Will Nick Be Chelsea's Next Beau?

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Life has been turned upside down once again for Chelsea Newman (Melissa Claire Egan) on The Young and the Restless!  As viewers witnessed over the last week and a half, Adam (formerly Justin Hartley) is believed-to-be-dead following an explosion in a cabin where Chelsea was supposed to meet up with him and their son, Connor.  This was their chance at a getaway and to start a new life together as a family!  Only Chelsea’s best friend, Chloe (Elizabeth Hendrickson) interfered with her happiness, and showed up at the cabin and stunned Adam, literally and figuratively!  The “end of Adam” marked the final episodes for Melissa with her longtime friend and on-screen romantic scene partner, Justin Hartley.  The popular star left the pivotal role on the CBS daytime drama series to star in NBC’s new dramedy This Is Us, which premieres next week.

On-Air On-Soaps Michael Fairman chatted with Melissa Claire Egan late last week at Y&R’s 11,000th episode on set celebration at CBS Television City for this exclusive video interview.

When asked about her reaction to the 11.000th episode script, which had Chelsea watching the cabin Adam was supposedly in explode before her yes, Melissa revealed:  “I knew what was going to happen.  I kind of knew for months!  I was really excited to see what the words were going to be and the dialog, but I knew what was going to happen in the last scene.  When I said ‘explosive’ in ads, I meant literally! (Laughs)  I tried to tell you guys, without telling you.” (Laughs)

On Justin Hartley leaving Y&R for This Is Us, Egan said of her beloved scene partner, “We are thrilled for him, everybody here, the cast and the crew.  We all adore him and he is so great.  We wish him nothing but the best!”


Melissa also shared her thoughts on her final scenes with Justin when Chelsea and Adam were at the cabin:  “I thought they were very special, and it was a great way to send-off their coupledom in a beautiful way, and to have those last moments for the fans, before sadness.”

When trying to imagine what it would be like if Melissa had to go through a back-from-the-dead story with another actor playing Adam with a restored face via plastic surgery, she expressed:  “I really don’t think they will (go there), and I’m not just saying that.  There are a lot of stories to tell and lots of people here.  Chelsea is in mourning right now.  I truly don’t think there is going to be another Adam … but, who knows?  As of now, I don’t think there is a plan to.”

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Fans of Y&R began to see that Nick (Joshua Morrow) is now more than ever in Chelsea’s orbit, especially after Adam asked his brother to look after Connor.  When Melissa was asked how she would feel if she were paired romantically with Joshua Morrow, she teased, “Listen, I’m obsessed with Joshua and he is amazing.  We do work a lot together right now because they (Nick and Chelsea) are in mourning.  But the show is taking their time to respect the Chadam coupledom.  There is nothing going on with them (Nick and Chelsea) yet, but they are bonding: it’s just a brother who lost his brother, and a wife that lost her husband.  But I love working with him.  Josh is the most fun.  So we will see … I don’t really know yet.  A lot is up in the air.”

Watch the entire Melissa Claire Egan Y&R 11K Episode celebration video interview below! Then let us know your thoughts on Melissa’s sentiments? Do you think Nick and Chelsea would make a great on-screen romantic duo?  What did you think of Melissa’s final scenes with Justin Hartley? Do you think the show will bring back Adam sooner than later?  Comment below!

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  1. Richard

    September 12, 2016 at 6:16 pm

    OMG please no. Thats a predictable route to go. Reunite Nick and Sharon FOR GOOD!!!!!

    • kathy

      September 13, 2016 at 1:35 am

      UGH no.. sharin and nick should never be back together.. Sharin is such trash. Nick needs to never ever go back to that nasty witch.. she is a baby stealing manipulative witch

      • Nikki

        September 14, 2016 at 5:19 am

        Everybody Must remember that Chelsea is looking Nick in the eye and she burned a letter that Sage written which was Despicable saying that she wanted everybody to continue to lie to Nick that he had a child and a grave how horrific when Sage knew very well that Nick already lost Cassie why would she want on her deathbed to let Nick think they had a child that really belong to Adam in a grave and of course Sharon is always the one that’s always blames everything this girl was the victim and she doesn’t want to hurt Dylan that’s why the show is so ridiculous it’s gotten to the point that it makes absolutely no sense because Chelsea help burn this letter and she can look me in the eye and not tell him Hey listen you have a child that you think is deceased but that was never your child so you don’t have to feel destroyed inside and go visit a grave so why isn’t Chelsea ever being accountable for her actions she doesn’t care she did give her way her firstborn and everybody gives her an excuse that you did it for Victoria I’m sorry but people I know don’t give away their children to be nice if she wanted a child with Adam so bad Adam would not have had to force her to leave Dylan when she tricked him into thinking she was having his baby but of course we have to put Chelsea on a pedestal and we have to hang shower and in Town Square! Please make this show right again I love the show before Chelsea came along

      • Nikki

        September 14, 2016 at 12:23 pm

        Not the same Nikki as above. I love Chelsea and Adam but please let Nick stay single for awhile. He seems to just be after every single woman in town which is exactly like Victor. I don’t want to see a new Adam. Good grief how many have we had, not to mention if this new show doesn’t work out maybe J.H. will want to come back. I really think he died because of the ring Chloe had with her at Delia’s grave. Tim & CeeCee what do you think of bringing Tyler Christopher on board? I would love to see a nice guy for Ashley

    • Lisa robinson

      September 13, 2016 at 2:08 am

      I totally agree them two had major chemistry. And damn it that Adam was soooo fine lol i dont want a different Adam

      • YR long time fan

        September 14, 2016 at 4:56 am

        Sharon and Adam wete my favorite characters! It was an outrage and a slap in the face that they put Chelsea with Adam again. Anybody can go online and see the old tapes of hell Adam absolutely cherished and was obsessed with Sharon he was not with Chelsea. Chelsea tricked all these men. Chelsea didn’t even want Adam to have her baby and she got rid of her first baby and lied to Dylan and Adam when she got pregnant on purpose lying to Dylan finding him in a bar and making him think he impregnated her when she knew she had Adams child inside her. Come on already why is Sharon always made to be crazy until she gets her own business and Sharons best friend and lover enough already that’s why many people stop watching the show. If this show dares to put Nick with Chelsea that is it that is it no more I’ve watched this show 30 years and I took it off the DVR months ago because I couldn’t stand the way they were writing I’m hoping now with Chuck Pratt gone it will get better it has to we’re all sadly I can’t come back

      • Eilleen

        September 14, 2016 at 4:57 am

        Sharon and Adam will my couple I don’t know about anybody else but it became the Chelsea hour and Adam didn’t even remember anything about the love he had for sharing all of us watch the show for so many years and all that we went through with the love and struggles for Sharon and Adam to be together and Chelsea it’s all about Chelsea no thank you

      • Diane

        September 14, 2016 at 5:09 am

        Chelsea should not have ever been with Adam because she needs to pay for her crimes she has done she never had to pay for what she did to Billy when she met Billy and everybody knows what she did drugging and drinking and raping a man deserves jail and his stories with Adam made no sense because he was in love with Sharon and really in love with Sharon obsessed with Sharon. We all see what they’re trying to do just like they tried that with sage and Nick . It just doesn’t work and if they put Nick with Chelsea I don’t think I could ever holding the vomit. I would be so upset that would be the last straw . Chelsea is the town you know what that’s my opinion and I’m tired of seeing her always on screen as being this hero character when she is not

      • Nikki

        September 14, 2016 at 5:21 am

        No Chelsea and Adam with the most boring is couple on the show now take the years Sharon was with Adam and the time they went to New Orleans wow that was amazing they were all really steamy hot couple not

  2. Jimh(leave it to beaver)

    September 12, 2016 at 6:40 pm

    Never say never…recast or not Adam will return…and because there was a fire he will have a new old face played by Micheal M. once again-NOT!

    • su0000

      September 12, 2016 at 7:26 pm

      hey Jimh..
      Adam is a cornerstone of Y&R ..
      Adam is Victor Jr
      Adan is entwined in every aspect of Y&R & the Newmans

      Adam will be recast.

      Adam is a core Newman and he is not disposable, ever..

      Adam will be back in a year’s time , wait for it ..

      • Nikki

        September 14, 2016 at 12:29 pm

        Hi Suoooo if you listened to the interview Michael Fairman had with Melissa Claire Egan she said no recast for Adam. It was time to end Chadam. Hope I heard her right.

    • Long Timer

      September 13, 2016 at 6:37 pm

      Show will be BORING without Adam, I personally think it was a bad call to hire an actor who’s Main goal is Primetime, I like Hartley don’t get me wrong but I KNEW he was not in it for the long haul and not committed to Y&R sure a pretty face and all is nice to look at but if you are TRUELY invested in the show you want actors that are as well I have watched for almost 40 years and Muhney made me love Adam as well as being favorite character so I hope what Melissa said is not true, now would be the perfect time for Y&R and CBS to right a serious wrong and hire Muhney back and start wrapping up SO many loose ends to bring the show back to greatness because the trashy Billy/Red SL just don’t cut it for me I mean with SO many loose ends Jack finding out its the show’s ” Big Reveal” give me a break!! Y&R COULD and SHOULD do ALOT better than it has

      • Alice

        September 14, 2016 at 5:13 am

        I loved when Sharon and Adam were together they will really sexy on the screen they had this chemistry like the instant thing that you forgot all the things that Adam did bad because Sharon brought out the good in Adam and Adam and Sharon understood each other and they help each other not like Chelsea call the police on Adam and tricked him and told him he wasn’t a father. It’s difficult because Sharon belongs with Nick but Adam loves Sharon so much see this is a show we watched I don’t know what show the other writers that started like Chuck Pratt watched but he changed everything . When he took over I didn’t even recognize the show anymore. I sat there and couldn’t wait and couldn’t wait and couldn’t wait to see when Adam came back on the show how he was going to react because he loved sharing so much and I thought definitely sharing of all people would know if that was Adam even with the surgery not Chelsea she doesn’t know Adam like Sharon does. But Nick and Sharon are supposed to be together so by no means at all should never be with Chelsea that would make terrible terrible terrible story just like they did with sage we all know Nick would never be with Sage over has Sharon

      • Beth

        September 14, 2016 at 5:24 am

        Michael Muhney and Sharon Case together as Sharon Newman and Adam Newman made the character of Adam extremely lovable even though he did Despicable things because that’s what Sharon does she makes lemons into lemonade and she’s adorable with whoever she’s paired with but her true love’s are Nick an Adam and the show needs to respect that and remember that. In the end Bill Bell wanted Sharon and Nick to be the next Nikki and Victor. Respect Bill Bill’s vision and wishes

    • Carol

      October 9, 2016 at 9:52 am

      Why was the show execs and so many people against Michael Muhney? I thought he fit perfectly as Victor’s son; his looks and the way he carried himself etc., a great actor as well. I followed him for awhile and it doesn’t look like he is doing much acting at all. I thought we’d see him for sure in another series. Justin Hartley finally grew on me and I think he’s great but not the same type as Muhney at all. So what’s the story on this guy, will he ever show up again?

  3. me

    September 12, 2016 at 6:41 pm

    Please, it is so obvious that they will bring Adam back.

    And I’ll bet you they try to get Hartley again, since his show will not last more than a year or two.

    • Betty

      September 12, 2016 at 10:33 pm

      LOL. Hartley’s show won’t last a year or two? How do you know how long it will be on? I love to read soap fans and their silly statements. Justin Hartley did an 18 month long gig on Y&R. He’s been on Primetime for years. He’s not going to return to this silly mess of a soap again. The last four months of his storyline was a complete bore. He’s done.

      As for the character of Adam, when the hand showed up again, you knew he’ll be resurrected in some form by November sweeps. Adam Newman is the new James Stenbeck of Genoa City.

      • Soaphound

        September 13, 2016 at 11:06 am

        I may be inclined to agree with you, Betty. Sometimes it takes just the right role or show for people to realize how good an actor is and this might be the one for Justin. I can’t see him returning right away, if at all. But I think the role should be recast. We got lucky twice with Adam’s recasts, who’s to say three won’t work?

      • Beth

        September 14, 2016 at 5:26 am

        Please do not put Chelsea with Nick please do not put Chelsea with Adam again. Those are the loves of Sharon’s life and we had a horrible thing happened to us fans we had a right to come in and destroy that history of the love of Sharon and Nick and the love and the adventures of Adam and Sharon who share and by the way made Adam lovable

  4. jaybird369

    September 12, 2016 at 7:20 pm

    Oh, puh-leez…OH, GOD NO!!!!! I CANNOT STOMACH a possible Nick/Chelsea pairing!!!!! Chelsea is getting to be W-A-Y TOO ANNOYING!!!!! A-n-d…Nick is TOO MUCH of an idiot already!!!!! NO, NO AND MORE N-O!!!!! N-e-x-t……….

    • Beth

      September 14, 2016 at 5:27 am

      I agree I will not stand for this writing anymore I will not stand for Chelsea to be with Nick no absolutely not it’s bad enough they destroyed Adam when he love Sharon so much not Chelsea but absolutely no no no no no no no no no Nick with Chelsea she needs to go and find her firstborn and tell that child she sorry she gave it away

    • Timmm

      September 14, 2016 at 8:55 am

      I agree Jay, Chelsea rode Adam’s ass the whole time he was on! [Justin Hartley’s version] Who the BLEEP would sign up for that? Adam is rich and handsome, he could and should move on from this hovering hag!

      • Nikki

        September 14, 2016 at 12:38 pm

        Aww the way the story’s going Timmm Chelsea is having a hard time getting through each day but within a week or so she’ll be with Nick. I get it because it’s a soap but really can she morn a little longer than a week?

    • Nikki

      September 14, 2016 at 12:35 pm

      Oh Jaybird 369 I so agree with you. No Nick and Chelsea. The thought that Adam asked Nick to look out for them didn’t mean move in and take my place.

  5. Darlene

    September 12, 2016 at 7:30 pm

    Adam will retutn. He’s a central character and the show cannot do without the role. Fans love Chadam and Connor. I’m hoping that Michael Muhney is rehired…he should never have been let gp…as he raised the quality of acting with those his characters who interacted with

    .and his acting was brilliant. It was obvious that Justin would not stay long term as he continued to explore better career options and did not feel committed to the show…always seemed like a joke to him…and obvious Justin was only there for the paycheck and publicity. I’ve never seen an actor given so much publicity when they join a show as a recast. Part of Phelps’ ongoing obnoxiousness of rubbing Michael’s nose in it. Michael needs to reprise the role now that that destructive mean EP is no longer there. I don’t think the showrunners can continue to disappoint fans and have decent ratings. Fans are disgusted with the negative crazy storylines and seeing their favorites be let go.

    • Beth

      September 14, 2016 at 5:28 am

      I loved Shadam and Sharon and Adam still have a huge huge fan base not Chadam

    • Nikki

      September 14, 2016 at 12:40 pm

      They wont bring M.M. back. There is a picture above with the new guy Mal Young and who is sucking up to him is Eric B. and Eric hated M.M. so you know already the fans lose again. Thank you Victor!

  6. su0000

    September 12, 2016 at 7:31 pm

    As if last week;
    There is an online poll-
    To or not to- bring back Michael Muhney !!

    87.71 … Yes
    12.29 .. No

    Many would rather Summer go and MM back in ..

    • Soaphound

      September 13, 2016 at 11:13 am

      Summer, leave? AMEN! But bring back Michael Muhney regardless. After all, look how many actors have lost jobs while being paired in one way or another with that self-righteous twit: Austin, Luca, Fenmore, not one but TWO different Kyles. Not to mention best pal Courtney. Now Noah is only recurring. Doesn’t anyone see a pattern here? Just saying… WE need Mr. Muhney and his great talent, great smile, great hair, and great shirts back now!

      • Beth

        September 14, 2016 at 5:29 am

        I would love Michael to come back but he has to come back and be with Sharon because they were like Kismet in the sky I love watching them together best scenes was so electrifying not like Chelsea she makes me snore

      • Carol

        October 9, 2016 at 10:12 am

        Hey, maybe they will bring back MM just in time for Victor’s retirement and he can fit right in as the son replacing Victor. He’s the only one I’ve seen that could look and act the part without missing a beat. Then Sharon and Adam can be back together and become the new Victor and Nikki. I mean they have to retire sometime. As much as I’m getting sick of Sharon, she has been there a long time and with her history with Adam could easily play the part. They will have to stop making her look like such a wounded airhead. I just hope she can turn it around.

    • Nikki

      September 14, 2016 at 12:41 pm

      Summer go? Oh yes please weather or not M.M. is brought back please get rid of her.

    • Nikki

      September 14, 2016 at 12:54 pm

      Suoooo Where is the poll to vote? I can’t find it anywhere!

  7. Shirley Strickler

    September 12, 2016 at 7:36 pm

    Love Melissa,great actress and a beautiful lady. I loved her on AMC as Annie and I hope Y&R give her another great love story.

  8. Meg Reddekopp

    September 12, 2016 at 8:18 pm


  9. joeysback

    September 12, 2016 at 8:53 pm

    Sooner rather than later, and I hope that it IS Muhney! That would be the best surprise.

  10. Michelle

    September 12, 2016 at 9:22 pm

    Michael – Thank you so much for all you share with us, you do a great job!

  11. Chris Dante

    September 13, 2016 at 2:26 am

    I hope they bring back Adam He is The most loved and interesting character. The love story of Adam & Chelsea must go on! When MM left we thought we could never accept a new Adam but we fell in love with JH as Adam. Nick & Chelsea pairing would be a huge mistake. There is no chemistry there. Nick & Sage, Nick & Sharon were great. I would love to see Nick back with Sharon. His high school sweetheart

    If Adam does not come back to the show I am done with Y&R. His character is the one that draws me to the show. Lot of Chadam fans will be very disappointed & sad if Adam does not return

    Thank you!

  12. mari

    September 13, 2016 at 2:33 am

    Please do not let the character of Adam “die”. He is such an intrical part of the show and most enjoying. Viewers do not believe that Adam ‘accidentally’ hit Delia (it was not MURDER) so you can solve that and make Chloe feel guilty. We are tired of seeing affairs i.e. Devon/Hillary/Neil – Stitch/Ashley/Abby – Jack/Phyllis/Billy and all the ‘family’ affairs in the past. Please do not pair up Chelsea and Nick together – LET THEM BECOME VERY GOOD FRIENDS WHO ARE THERE FOR ONE ANOTHER BUT LEAVE IT AT THAT!!!!!

  13. Helon harris

    September 13, 2016 at 3:00 am

    They should brings Adam back with a new face and don’t wait so long. They
    Belong together. Chloe have her pay for her wrong deeds. No one pays for their
    Wrong deeds but Adam? Why

  14. donna

    September 13, 2016 at 4:02 am

    After seeing the ‘gloved’ hand the same day of Adam’s memorial service makes me think Adam is still alive. Chloe said she did not kill Adam. Sharon gets at least 2 phone calls where she says ‘hello’ and no one says anything on the other end of the phone. Also, why would Chuck Pratt write Fall Preview for Adam and Chelsea if they were not planning on recasting Adam. Chuck wrote that it was Adam versus the world while trying to protect his family and that Adam’s love for Chelsea will grow to new heights. I have heard that they are recasting Adam. Victor needs someone who is strong like him and thinks like him to run Newman Enterprises so Adam needs to return because he needs to expose Chloe! Connor needs his dad and Chelsea needs her Adam.

  15. Sandy

    September 13, 2016 at 4:28 am

    Please bring back Michael Muhney to resume the role of Adam.

  16. Iakovos

    September 13, 2016 at 6:39 am

    Here is something radical to try… Let Chelsea grieve and parent her young son. Let her have some work-related crises and overcome them because she is a strong woman who does not need an immediate new romance. Focus on the Nick/Sharon renewal and make it stick. Restore Sharon to decent health and stop misrepresenting mental illness. Maybe Chelsea, through her business, is the one to make a difference for Sharon. Please stop retelling the same stories and let;s see some character evolution!

    • Soaphound

      September 13, 2016 at 11:15 am

      Amen, LAKOVOS. Why does a woman need a man, especially a wrong One? This isn’t 1950s T.V. Time to get with the 21st Century!

  17. Kar

    September 13, 2016 at 9:01 am

    Nick being in mourning is a joke, he detested Adam even up to a month ago wanted him to rot in jail.

    • Karlie

      September 22, 2016 at 7:33 pm

      Dear Lord, I just can’t take Nick on a good day and Chelsea is just boring. Nick always hated Adam and I am not buying his sudden love for him. Please. And Chelsea might as well have bored Adam to death. As was said, Chadam had the same conversation about Victor for 2 years! Adam became a hen-pecked wuss with her. I grew tired of JFP and CP trying to write Chelsea as the new heroine of the show. Sorry, no sale. She isn’t. I need her back-burned and I definitely don’t buy her with Nick. At all. Ever. She has zero chemistry with him. Can’t wait for the new writing team to restore believability back to this show and honour character and show history.

  18. Sylvia Gillis

    September 13, 2016 at 9:02 am

    I’d watch Y&R again only if MM returns. He’s the best actor ever. He’s truly unique.

  19. Mateo

    September 13, 2016 at 10:06 am

    I truly believe that Adam will return. I am just not sure about who they will bring on to portray him. Obviously Michael Muhney was ADAM. I loved Justin’s take on Adam. But Michael Muhney represented the darkness and moodiness of his character. He also had such chemistry with all the actresses he shared scenes with. Eileen Davidson, Sharon Case, Melissa Clare Egan and various others. The one reason that keeps coming back in mind relating to Adam’s return is the fact that he is Christian’s bio dad. With Sage dead and Adam dead, Sharon has no reason to EVER reveal the truth about the baby. I hope that by the time November sweeps rolls around they bring out this truth at long last.

  20. soapqueenforever

    September 13, 2016 at 3:56 pm

    Cheers to you lakovos!!! Why is, that right away people are trying to pair her up. In the real world single women work and raise children all the time. The poor man isn’t even cold yet. Let her focus on her son and her job for a while before she starts with someone new. Even though we all have visions of Nick and Chelsea dancing in our heads. Maybe when the truth about Sully comes out, if it ever does, maybe Nick won’t want to be with Sharon. But then again technically, Sully’s parents are Adam and Sage, it’s going to be interesting to see what happens when the truth comes out

  21. mollie

    September 13, 2016 at 4:52 pm

    Melissa speaks as if she really enjoys daytime and the fans. That’s nice. She doesn’t seem bored at all. I enjoy her story lines, too.

    • Susan

      September 14, 2016 at 5:03 am

      I thought Chelsea storyline is one of the most boringest story lines on the show. I would really like to see her do the right thing for a change and ask for her firstborn back and give her somebody not neck not Adam stop taking Sharon’s men from her. They really should have left Chelsea with Dylan give her somebody new that we haven’t met yet! I’m sorry but Chelsea has always bored me she’s a side character. She would be better off on The Bold and the Beautiful if she’s going to do fashion because Wisconsin is just not the place for her to do fashion

  22. Marge k

    September 13, 2016 at 7:53 pm

    Ohhh chelsea is beautiful and it is sad that she has lost Adam again so being a romantic I hope Adam comes back. I agree that if Adam doesn’t return shaon will not have any reason to reveal the truth about little sully. A romance with Nick and Sharon would not be what I would expect..

  23. Susan

    September 14, 2016 at 5:01 am

    Sharon and Adam Sharon and Nick those were the reasons I watch the show that and I also loved Malcolm Drucilla Amber Daniel Colleen and Lily and Cane used to have much better stories then they showed us now……. but I do not like at all Chelsea with Adam not one bit it was so much hotter when Adam long so much to be with Sharon. They better stop making Sharon nuts and crazy and see ghosts we will not have it no more ghosts the fans have spoken Chelsea is nothing remember how she started she was hired by Victor too drugged and raped Billy and she gave away her first child how come it makes no sense that Chelsea has a woman would not long to hold her child! I would really fall asleep in the middle of the day if I watch The Young and the Restless with Chuck Pratt’s writing and the way he always thought that Chelsea was the star of the show she was not.

  24. Timmm

    September 14, 2016 at 8:58 am

    It may be cut and dry BUT it will be Chelsea and Nick. BECAUSE, they will get all cozy and lovey dovey and then Adam will return! Conflict, Soaps 101!

  25. k/kay

    September 14, 2016 at 12:58 pm

    This character needs to be put on the back burner hopefully with Pratt gone soon will get some stories for Lauren and Ashley. For two years we got to see love scenes and the same conversation over and over again. Never bought this love story they weakened the character of Adam once JH took over the role. I think what blew my mind was Nikki asking Sharon why she was at the funeral. What??? Sharon actually loved Adam unlike all those fake tears from Victor Nikki Nick and Victoria and Abby who loathed him. Pratt and JFP really did a number on this show who ever takes over has a lot of work to do.

  26. Lawson

    September 14, 2016 at 6:40 pm

    Melissa Claire Egan is a great addition to Y&R. She’s beautiful and an extremely talented actress. The bitterness and hate towards this lady is quite pathetic all because ‘your fave’ fictional couple ended. If you want to talk about a couple that hasn’t existed on Y&R for years…aka Shadam, go to a Shadam fanboard. And she said herself nothing has happened with Chelsea and Nick, some apparently missed that portion of the interview too.

  27. sam

    September 17, 2016 at 6:05 am

    Michael Muhney should absolutely return as Adam. I never believed the story of his abusive behavior toward an underage female in the first place! (Not to say that Justin Hartley didn’t do a bang-up job as Adam, because he DID! (He was always capable of much more than acting on a mere SOAP!) ..Don’t get me wrong…we’ve been watching Y&R since it began in 70’s…not likely stopping any time soon!!

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Power Performance

Marci Miller as Abigail

Days of our LIves

Airdate: 5-8-2018