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Alice Hunter Done at Y&R

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It looks like it’s a wrap, at least for now, for Alice Hunter who joined The Young and the Restless in the role of Kerry under Mal Young’s tenure with the series.

Alice took to Twitter to confirm her exit from the series after much speculation online, by stating:  “To all asking – yes, Kerry is taking an indefinite hiatus. She earns it though you’ll see soon enough. I LOVE the arc, even if I’m sad to leave. And yes, a bunch of #YR cast & crew surprised me Friday and it was something I’ll never forget,”

She also gave special mention in a subsequent tweet to some of those performers in the cast that Hunter considers her mentors: Peter Bergman (Jack) and Gina Tognoni (Phyllis) with who she shares screen-time with.   Alice expressed: “My mentors. My friends. This journey has been indescribable.”

As Y&R viewers know, Kerry was a highly regarded chemist who came on to the scene following Ashley Abbott’s (Eileen Dsvidson) departure from Paris, and became involved with Jack Abbott and worked alongside Jabot CEO, Phyllis.

No word yet as to when Hunter will make her final Y&R appearance on-screen.

So, what do you think about the exit of Alice Hunter from The Young and the Restless? Are more exits forthcoming under the new regime in Genoa City? Comment below.

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Ann
Ann

Great character – I am not pleased about this character leaving

Mary
Mary

I am more than happy she is leaving.

Harry
Harry

No offense to this young lady, but thank GOD! She was awkward as someone trying to dance to a drum solo.

Bradley
Bradley

I agree. The pairing between her and Jack felt forced and was not believable. Definitely FF on my DVR when they were on.

Kay
Kay

Why would anybody think a 29 year old would have sexual chemistry with a 65 ??? This show needs a major over haul and you might want to start cleaning house! JG fourth time up to bat PLEASE ! Where us Douglas Marlsnd when you need him I appreciate the vets who helped build the show but who really wants to watch repeats of a 77 year old EB versus 65 year old PB ! Pretty pathetic when Kyle has not had a sex scene and old people do ugh! Time marches on and please send LB out to pasture her acting is horrible maybe time to close the doors! Recasting Adam ! Why????

Lisa
Lisa

I’m sad to see her go. Kerry and Jack have great chemistry together.
Y&R should keep her.

GramS
GramS

He is 65 and she is 29. Any kind of chemistry with that age difference disgusts me.

lee
lee

But, it happens everyday.

Mary
Mary

Then you must be disgusted with the chemistry between quite a few daytime couples. For example,The DOOL legacy characters Doug Williams (Bill Hayes) is 93 and Julie Williams (Susan Seaforth Hayes) is 75. Or Another World’s Rachel and Mac Cory. Douglass Watson (Mac) was 24 years older than Victoria Wyndham (Rachel).

Celia
Celia

Hi, Mary,
Eighteen years is nothing compared to thirty-six. That IS disgusting. Even in real life, any young woman who is involved with someone old enough to be her father; or marries said father-figure; is after his money or something bigger than she.
This is fiction….yet, as I still maintain, fiction mimics life….Kerry has an agenda.
Furthermore, what intrigues Jack is her youth…….makes him feel young again? I don’t know much about sixty-five year old men–in the Biblical sense–but, can Jack keep up? Even with Viagra?
If he can, more power to him. But, it’s still disgusto!!
❤️

Mary
Mary

Kerry definitely has an agenda. Young and Restless is a soap opera after all. A thirty-six age difference between two people in real life involved in a romantic relationship is none of anyone’s business. And unless you are standing next to the young woman involved on a 24/7 basis you cannot know what her motives are.

Celia
Celia

LOL, GramS…..that’s exactly what I said when this mismatched, obnoxious relationship started—then, when they ended up in bed? I almost barfed!!
I aleo said this was part of Kerry’s plan. She has an agenda. Plus, she’s not the typical female to whom Jack is attracted. She’s too Amazon(ish)…. masculine-type…..and younger than, Kemo; Jack’s firstborb, whom Jack has forgotten ….along with the PTB.

Lee
Lee

I agree. At first I was bothered with their pairing due to the availability of both Nate and Devon. But, after I got over that I felt like Jack was really into her. And she is all kinds of sexy!!!

Violet Lemm
Violet Lemm

Yea, he’s into her alright, the dirty old man!

Jimmy
Jimmy

Good riddance! Kerry never caught on for me, and I didn’t buy her as a love interest for Jack. Now that Nick and Phyllis are broken up, I could see a potential reunion for her and Jack in the future. She was a newbie with no ties to the canvas, and I would much rather have Ashley back full time. Though I did have a feeling they would make Kerry and Brytni Sarpy’s new character, Elena Dawson, sisters. I guess that’s out the window now.

As for the actress, maybe she’ll be hired by another soap. B&B could bring her on as a love interest for Justin, or maybe as Flo’s long-lost second cousin twice removed, since Brad Bell seems intent on integrating her to the canvas, by bringing on her mother, and shoving her down our throats with the same repetitive scenes with Zoe. Ugh.

Celia
Celia

Kerry was brought in for a reason, Jimmy….I may be way off base here; but this unappealing, languid character needed to sink her teeth and plant her feet firmly onto an uppercrust family. At first I suspected Phyllis and Ashley working in concert with her to oust Jack.
But, now I am not so sure. Nonetheless, Kerry needed Jack to trust her, in order to facilitate what she had planned from the onset.
The mystery person, with whom she keeps communicating via cell-phone, is someone we probably know. Tessa? JT? ” There is something rotten in the state of Denmark”……in this case, GC.
Oh….I completely forgot about Brytni–could she be the new Lily? …or someone for Devon ( oh, Lord–poor girl)?… Does Brytni sing? LOL.

Ricky
Ricky

Nothing against the Nu Jordan on GH, but Alice Hunter may be a better Jordan. IJS

Karen
Karen

Glad to see her go! Hopefully, the Rosales family(except for Lola) is next on a flight out of town.

Damien
Damien

I find the Rosales family a breathe of fresh air. Its not the actors fault there was nothing else going on in genoa city that they had to be on all the time and suffocate viewers. Jts death being dragged out for a whole year before picking up steam just lately doesnt count.
Mia is juicy soapy fun! ..and arturo and rey are about to get dragged in even more in her schemes! All the actors are authentic and real
I for one find it classic soap!

Momo
Momo

It’s not that nothing else is going on. It’s that the writer chose to write nothing else. We have had too much of the Rosales family. They have been on far too much. I wouldn’t mind some here and there, but every day is too much.

Celia
Celia

Just get rid of Arturo……I don’t mind Rey and Lola. But, you are right….seeing them on a daily basis is unnerving, Momo.

Kay
Kay

That is notbgoing to happen the head of cbs daytime AM is all in for them! New blood is not a problem its shoving them down your throat five times a day ! Absolute horrible writing

Violet Lemm
Violet Lemm

Bon Voyage, Au Revoir, Adious, Sayonara,Ciao, Aufwiedershien, Good Bye. Yea, Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore!

Celia
Celia

❤️–say it, Miss Violet!!

Matt
Matt

Her linking with Jack never made sense. There was no build up, she’s on the show a few weeks and suddenly he is head over heals for a woman he doesn’t even know. If the writer had been smart, they should not have killed Hillary off, but recast, perhaps with Alice. No doubt she is a talented actress given an unlikely storyline, especially the big mystery… she might want to have a baby someday?????>

jaybird369
jaybird369

Fine. Whatever. Also…get rid of that GOD-AWFUL, BLAND AND EVEN MORE ANNOYING Ken Doll Nate and I’ll be even happier!!!!!

Later.

Celia
Celia

HaHa…Ken doll? Too funny, Jay.

Posey Davis
Posey Davis

I really liked the love story with her and Jack and was hoping to see him happy. Fans had questions about some things but We all liked her role and especially with Jack…

Violet Lemm
Violet Lemm

Posey,
This couple was never meant to be. As someone else pointed out, she is 29 and he is almost 66. Seriously, is that OK with you? Suppose it was your daughter seeing a man that age. It makes me cringe, when my imagination kicks in, yuk!!

James R. Poissant
James R. Poissant

I would have liked it if her romance with jack had been timed a little slower. That bothered me that we were supposed to root for Kerry and jack as a couple when we had only known them together for 10 minutes. That’s the way the saps are these days.

Tani Sterling
Tani Sterling

She has an interesting presence, but this just wasn’t the right role for her; almost a niche actor. Please have Jack find a bright and mature friend that evolves into something special. Don’t hurry!

Momo
Momo

Her character is boring. Goodbye.

Joe
Joe

I never understood her character, never was developed that well for us to really care about her….more like a character forced on us that we never really got to know. Not unhappy with the departure.

Celia
Celia

Thank goodness! Has anyone ever questioned with whom she is communicating??….mystery calls and texts. Hmmmm—- JT? I know, it’s a stretch, LOL.

Violet Lemm
Violet Lemm

Celia
Read on another blog, most people are thinking it’s Ashley in cahoots with Kerry, come back to ruin Jack, ousting out Red and taking back Jabot. Eileen leaving in the first place was most likely to get away from M.Young, while claiming she wanted more time with her family. Who knows? I for one have honestly not missed her, with everything else going on.
As far as J.T being P.C, what would his interest be in Jabot? What thinks thee?

Mary SF
Mary SF

I am not surprised, this happens all the time when a new writer comes in, they usually get rid of characters that were created by the previous writer especially if the character has no real ties to the history of show.

I thought for sure she was going to be transgender– and the needle in her purse was hormones–but that never played out, so who knows what her secret is, but she obviously always had one.

Anyway, one can only hope her exit will be more interesting than her entrance.

The age difference between her and Jack didn’t really bother me because it happens all the time on soaps, but personally I think Jack and Phyllis are end game, yet I admit, I really enjoyed Jack’s little fling with Gloria–too bad that was so short lived.

RAB
RAB

Kerry got a phone call and it said PC…. could that be “ police chief”? Is she working with Paul?

Violet Lemm
Violet Lemm

RAB
Good idea, but she always acts like she’s doing something shady and underhanded against Jabot.

Tucker
Tucker

So long – farewell – Auf wiedersehen – good bye!!

Another ill-conceived & half-baked character created by Mal Young bites it – now ditch the lame Rosales family!!

GET BACK TO CHARACTER-DRIVEN STORY!!

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