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Michael Muhney Tweets To Fans In Response To Justin Hartley Named As Y&R's New Adam: "I Wish Him The Best. Be Kind To Him."

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Michael Muhney, the former Adam Newman of The Young and the Restless, took to Twitter this morning upon the news that Justin Hartley was finally revealed to be his successor in the pivotal role on the CBS soap opera.

Fan fervor for Muhney to return in the role has gone on for months since his ouster from the series back in December of 2013.  Muhney recently tweeted to his fans he was also in talks to return to the series, but that it did not pan out.

Since Muhney is attempting to have fans, who wished for Muhney to return, to not bash the incoming Hartley, he sent out the following tweet:  “I really like Justin Hartley. He’s a good guy. We really get along well. I wish him the best. Be kind to him. #goodguy”

What do you think of Michael’s tweet to his Twitter followers on the naming of Justin Hartley as the new Adam?  Share your thoughts below!

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Go away Michael Muhney. Your two cents aren’t needed and good riddance to you.


Justin Hartley @Hartleyjustin · 1h

A thank you to Michael Muhney for the well wishes. Very much appreciated. Thank you.

Gee, Justin just made you two look petty as hell.

If you hate him that damn much why would you be bothered to read it. Try a hobby!

well, that was uncalled for. Michael was trying to be nice.

show some class and respect…annie,,,he was superb as adam newman

I disagree! RUDE!!!!!!

Good luck to you Michael. You’re a great man to wish him luck after what they did to you! That’s alright, everything happens for a reason! You’ll get something better!! Good luck again! Nobody will ever do as good as you and will ever take your place!!

Obviously his two cents was needed and appreciated, Justin appreciated it and this site wrote a whole article about it which you responded too. Lol. Michael showed class and Justin showed humility….it’s nice traits to have.

Wow, how soon we forget.

Your response to his gracious and kind gesture is petty and nasty and it comes,not surprisingly,from a place of ignorance.

they are just playing with us its Michael that will be coming back!

I do not want an Adam recast!
Y&R recasts have been horrible!

Y&R is gutted of all that once made it great.. It is empty..
and hardly realizable..

There is no replacing Adam / can’t be done..
Some characters should not be rebuilt/replaced ..

No matter how good an actor Justin Hartley is- he is not Adam ..
being handsome or a good actor does not mean he would be a good Adam..

this suck .. Adam should have just been let to RIP ..

Here, here….

“…Y&R is gutted of all that once made it great.. It is empty..
and hardly realizable..”


Here, there and everywhere…


Something’s fishy!

Come on suOOOO…Y&R rocks…dont gripe…its entertainment…have fun…sound familiar…lol

How bout,”Fun! Fun! Fun!” or if “You don’t like it turn off the TV?” Or finally, “People who watch a show they hate and then complain about it need therapy and they are bitter and have no lives”?

Oh Jim! You’re so bad :P.

I couldn’t agree more. They should have killed off his character and we could just go through another Nikki binge for the (lost count of how often we have to see Nikki fall off the wagon)

Justin Hartley is 6’3” tall !! (way off from my adam..
The/is women are under 5’5” .. LOL that will look weird..
and he looks young, too young and pretty looking..
Nope, not going to work ..

MM is Adam … (bottom line…

MM is 6’2. Not that way off.

Right, moreover, Didi, this guy looks a lot like MM.
Give this guy a chance . It’s not his fault that MM left Y&R.
As MM said,”Be kind.”

i agree ,,i watched him on revenge,,,he doesnt have the chops to pull this off,,,,but all the best to him…

su000, one thing we learned from Alan Ladd and Jean Harlow from Red Dust is that with the big screen, as well as the small screen, height is irrelevant if you’ve got charisma, presence and talent.
In other words, size doesn’t matter.

yah.. the short one stood on a box to even out the height so they could look in each others eyes etc..,,
and Harry, size always matter lol ohh yah!! 😉
they will look silly next to each other.. he is a very tall man
melissa had better bring her box .. ahaa!..

Let the bashing begin!! All the best to Justin Hartley. I liked his work on Passions and Revenge.

I agree..
that does not mean he that he can be Adam .. 🙂

(looking around to see if anyone else is wearing the same look of frustrated befuddlement as I am).

oops .”that does not mean he can be Adam” ..

What work!! The show went off the air in a very short time. That’s how good it was.

Nikki, I didn’t say the show was good, I said I liked his work on Passions and Revenge. Harry, I agree with your comment.

Actually, I was heartbroken that MM was not returning. But, when I heard they had cast JH, I thought that can work. I think MM was very gracious in his comments and I too wish Justin well. I loved Justin in Passions and Emily Owens, MD. Just hope people will give him a chance and hope MM shows up somewhere in the near future.

While I didn’t catch Hartley on PASSIONS, I certainly did enjoy his work on both REVENGE and MISTRESSES … so I am cautiously optimistic he’ll do well in this role! (He held his own against evil-mama Victoria on REVENGE, so that should have trained him well to go toe-to-toe with Victor, just sayin’!)

I don’t know Justin but I am pretty sure he will be a wonderful replacement for Adam. That being said, I will miss MM in the role terribly, he did a masterful job filling the role of Adam. I wish both of them good luck. MM*****



“… I will miss MM in the role terribly, he did a masterful job filling the role of Adam. I wish both of them good luck. MM***** “

My suspicions will be realized. MM was close to going back to Y&R, but certain performers hated the idea, so he’ll end up at the other/better Sony soap…Days of our Lives. I’m waiting for confirmation.

I soooo HOPE this

Wasn’t it Sony who fired him, not CBS. If that is so then there is no way he is going to Days.

As for the “negotiations” I doubt it, Justin had to have been in the works for awhile before the announcement today. That is probably why Logan said that there were not any negotiations last week because by Hartley was a done deal.

It does not matter who fired him. The soaps have a long history of bringing back actors they fired. That said, it’s more doable in the MM situation because DAYS is not Y&R.

Neither EB nor JFP run DAYS…a soap running on story, not ego.

In due time.

If that’s true I might have to start watching Days.

DAYS is great without MM and will be great with MM!!

He looks the part and thats half the battle. Give him a chance to ease into the role.

Justin Hartley is GORGEOUS woo hoo good for him!!

Sorry but I want MM back. I would like to know what his plans are. Anyone know?

Nothing in the future said on his twitter yet but hopefully soon. Bet the ones that didn’t want him back was Summer (Hunter King) & Victor ( Eric Braden). They really have the show’s best interest at heart & don’t give a damn about what the fans want either. Hopefully now that King got her 15 minutes in the spotlight and a story line once its over they can drop her by the waste side where she belongs.

Your comment is ironic…considering your name. lol


I like this boy but he has big shoes to fill. If he can’t fill them Y&R will be in the same spot as they were with the Billy’s. Too many changes to deal with. New Billy’s, new Phyillis and now a new Adam.

Hè Will never fill your shoes…you are truelly THE best…..they Will be calling on you in à Year….idiots..40 years of watching…you are Victors only replacement….dawn

Sigh. Y&R will never be the same. Too many changes. I want MM back and BM. But nobody cares, so we might as well save our breath. Poor Justin Hartley though. He doesn’t deserve the fan hate he’s going to get.

Like MM or not, he’s certainly being more gracious than Ron Moss and his wife.

I want MM back, who by the way showed more class with his tweet than JFP will ever have. She is the Witch that has destroyed our show. MM will pop up on GH I believe. JFP needs to be terminated for her insensitive and arrogant treatment of actors and fans alike. Karma will strike this blind untalented poor excuse for an executive producer. I personally can’t wait. Good Luck JH and MM.

Michael Muhney is a class act. I am a huge fan of his and I love this talented actor . He was the reason I was drawn back into Y&R. I have not watched Y&R since Michaels last scenes. I gave it up but I do follow every thing written about MM. He will always be Adam Newman to me. They should not have replaced him if they got rid of MM.
I am not familiar with this young man’s work, Justin Hartley however, I wish him luck because he has some pretty big shoes to fill. Michael Muhney was one of those actors that brought Adam Newman to be a household name. I cannot fathom seeing another face playing the part of Adam Newman. A brown eyed man at that, Adam Newman had beautiful Blue eyes. You can change the face but never the eyes.
Michael has handled this whole situation with class and he is a phenominal gorgeous actor who deserved so much better. I will follow him wherever he goes and it will be straight to the top. Michael is not just a pretty gorgeous face, he has all that and the talent to back him up. He can play any role and make us beg for more. We love you Michael. Cannot wait to see you in the Christmas movie and whatever your next project may be. Your fans are behind you 100%. #TeamMuhney all the way.

Adam Newman is not a real person. he is a character. The characters eyes will be the color of the actor playing him.

And this is important WHY?

I can’t even think of any other way to put it. What a mess Y & R is now. But at least we know so we wont have to see the hands and hope to see MM back again. Michael your fans are behind you and will follow your career where ever you go and I agree it will be the top. As for Y & R why stay with a sinking ship!

I’d love to see MM come back but it is obvious it isn’t going to happen. I wish him great success in what he does next. Have to ask. Why do some people make such nasty comments ? So unnecessary.

Um he was never returning. There was no meeting or calls and needs to quit lying to his fans. He is so full of it.


And you know this because you work for Y & R. He was seen going into meetings with top notch people. I don’t think they we’re playing cards.

No Adam but MM. RIP Y&R or The JFP FOJ Show.

Agree fully!

Michael we will miss u and hope to see ur upcoming adventures U were the perfect Adam Newman and will always be Adam to me. Good luck in ur new adventures

Looking forward to seeing a new Adam. I think MM has such a large ego. Never was a fan!

I understand how frustrated we all are over the recasting of Billy but give NuAdam a chance. If he is bad, he is bad. Dont pick on his looks, his height, his past resume. Give him a chance. MM moved on. Lets all do the same. Good luck Justin.

Beautifully put, Timm. Thank you.

I for one won’t be giving him a chance because Y&R has lost me as a viewer. I have no interest in watching all of JFPs recasts. I am a fan of the actors she forced out so she could hire her FOJ friends. Never wanted any recast and love the former actors. They were amazing in their portrayals of the characters that I grew to love. Only because of their extraordinary talent. They made the worst script look great. All that is left are horrible scripts, cheap sets, and bad acting. No thanks.

Thats your right Fred. I just dont see how a “Fan” could quit watching the show. I realize it has been horrible and some great people have left but it is starting to get a little better.

Right! Said Fred

Unfortunately nuAdam will be having a major story with nuBilly, and if nuBilly’s scenes with Stitch are any indication how he acts in confrontation scenes, I am worried. I am was so looking forward to the meeting of this two characters after what went down in the car, and now I don’t believe it is going play well at all with the new Billy. I think nuAdam has the acting chops for the job, but that is only half the equation. If his scene partner is weak, the whole thing won’t fly. I just wish they had a strong Billy– creating the new generation of Newman Abbott feud—-is a must for this show, but I will keep an open mind hoping if nuAdam is a strong actor he might pull out better performances from his scene partners including nuBilly.

Thats a good point. Every scene Billy is in is horrible. I think thats one of the reasons Billy hasnt had scenes with Victor. Either Eric doesnt want to act with him or JFP realizes he would get eaten alive!

I love Michael Muhney. He did a fantastic job of playing Adam Newman and bringing vitality & honesty to every storyline Adam was involved in. Michael’s energy, wit and kindness allowed Adam to leap into our hearts and sympathize with this extraordinary character. All the best to Justin Hartley. You have big shoes to fill!

I really miss Mike but do wish him well on what ever he does. As for the new Adam, well they have to give him a chance.

I think it was classy of Michael to make the statement that he did to the new Adam. Wish Michael lots of success in his career. There is no doubt what so ever he is a good actor and will do fine.

Thanks for finally talking about > Michael Muhney Tweets To Fans In Response To Justin Hartley Named As Y&R

Good luck to MM, the official ADAM NEWMAN.
Hoping good things from JH!
Will follow MM in his next role.


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Let’s set the stage! Kathie Lee Gifford was previously mentioned by Today Show’s Hoda Kotb and Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos as someone who would make a great lead for the upcoming dating-reality series competition, The Golden Bachelorette.

Then came the Wednesday February 28th episode of Live with Kelly and Mark, when the current ‘Bachelor’ leading man, Joey Graziadei was the guest.

During his interview, Kelly and Mark asked Graziadei what his thoughts were on Gifford becoming the first-ever ‘Golden Bachelorette’.

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Graziadei’s response was: “I will be honest… I have no idea who Kathie Lee Gifford is.” That prompted some boos and some laughs from the in-studio audience. Joey added, ‘I’m only 28! I’m sorry!”

In a response to a post on X featuring the faux-pas, Gifford reacted by saying: “I don’t expect him to know me. I’ve got shoes that are older than this kid is!”

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Gifford received the Daytime Emmy Lifetime Achievement Award in 2019. She has also been in the chair occupied by Ripa on ‘Live’. From 1985 to 2000, Kathie Lee and Regis Philbin were the co-hosts of  the morning talk show. She then went on to co-host the fourth hour of Today in 2008 and continued till 2019.

When E! News asked Kotb about Gifford potentially getting the nod as the “Golden Bachelorette”, she shared, “By the way, she would be a 10 plus, and she’d get her choice of all the men, and you know how she is all flirty and cute.”

So, what do you think about Joey not knowing who Kathie Lee is? Could it possibly be that ABC would cast Gifford as the ‘Golden Bachelorette’? Comment below.

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Coming up on the Friday, March 1st episode of The Young and the Restless be on the lookout for what could send Nikki Newman (Melody Thomas Scott) into yet another spiral with her alcohol addiction.

As viewers have recently witnessed, Jordan (Colleen Zenk), in disguise with red wig, has become ‘fast’ friends with Seth as a drinking buddy at a local dive bar. She has been egging him on to become ‘friends’ with Nikki, but also cited to him, how Nikki disappeared on her when she needed help in her attempt to get sober (all fabricated, of course).

Seth was able to get Nikki to agree to meet him one day for coffee or for an outing, even though she knows that he is also struggling to get sober and was not going to be a good AA sponsor for her.  Now, the trap is set.

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Taking to his account on X, Gaskill shared on Wednesday, “Look for me Friday I think on Young and the Restless (tomorrow in Canada) pay attention. It’s the beginning of everything…”

Gaskill returned to daytime television in early January in his new recurring role on Y&R. Soap fans previously knew of his work as Bobby Warner on All My Children, Rafe Kovich on Port Charles, Ozzy Marone on The Bold and the Beautiful and Dylan Lewis on Guiding Light.

So, what are you theories of what’s about to go down? Will Seth lure Nikki into a trap knowing or unknowingly? Will he become obsessed with her? Will Jordan sneak into the Newman Ranch, and terrorize Nikki? Share your thoughts in the comment section.

In the meantime for some clues of what’s next in Nikki’s battle with the bottle, check out the Michael Fairman Channel’s recent interview with Melody Thomas Scott below.

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As it is Black history month, you can’t help but a shed a light on the groundbreaking soap opera, Generations. It was almost 35-years ago that NBC took a gamble on a new soap opera with an African-American family at its epicenter.

Generations was created by renowned soap opera writer, Sally Sussman and premiered back on Monday, March 27, 1989. Ironically, the show was up against the top-rated daytime drama The Young and the Restless and for 13 months it landed in the bottom of the ratings, until NBC canceled it in January 1991.

One of the most memorable moments in the series short history was a knock-down drag-out catfight between the characters of Maya (Vivica A. Fox) and Doreen (Jonelle Allen), with the late Kristoff St. John (Adam Marshall) in the middle of it all.

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Speaking with, Fox recalled, “We just didn’t want it to look fake, because there’s nothing worse when you can see the stunt double. As you can see, I kind of dig doing fight scenes.”

Allen offered up: “The lines were scripted. What we were doing while we were saying them – the earrings and all of that stuff — was not. I added the kicking off the shoes and the pulling up the train. The actors didn’t get hurt, but the cameraman could have, because when I kicked off my shoes, I kicked my shoe so far it almost hit the camera!”

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Jonelle also remembered Kristoff almost getting injured in the scenes, recalling: “He almost got beaten up. We were so in it, and he’s trying to break us apart, but we were pumped. The fight itself was choreographed. Him walking in and breaking it up was not, so he could have gotten hurt. He just thought he’d come in and separate us, but we were still going at it.”

Sussman shared the scenes cultural impact: “It put the show in a different stratosphere. And I remember less than a year later, Y&R copied it. A lot of people copied it. All the subsequent (catfights) that have been forced upon people were not motivated. This one was so motivated, that even though Maya was the aggressor, you agreed with her. Doreen had it coming, but you can’t overstate how long (the tension) was built up between them.”

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So, is it time for a Generations 2.0 ? Sussman believes it just might be, “Over the last number of years, several young writers – I’m talking very young, younger than 30 — who love soaps of all different stripes, have been reaching out to me about how much they love the show, because there are so many episodes on YouTube. They say how much they love the show, and that I must try and do a revival.”

Jonelle Allen says she would be down too, expressing: “Revisiting these people later, and then seeing all the babies that were born who would be adults now and seeing what’s up with their stories, would be exciting. And Sally’s a great storyteller.”

Vivica A. Fox summed it up best, “I would be totally game for a revival …. I’d love to see soap operas make a comeback.”

So, did you watch ‘Generations’ when it aired on NBC? Do you recall your reaction to the Maya and Doreen catfight? And with Peacock streaming Days of our Lives, would they consider a series order for a reboot of a series such as ‘Generations’ too? Let us know your thoughts in the comment section below. But first, check out that classic catfight!

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