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THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS: Sharon Finds Out Rey is Dead in Heartbreaking Performance from Sharon Case

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Thursday’s episode of Y&R, brought with it reactions to the news of death of Rey Rosales (Jordi Vilasuso) by many key Genoa City residents, but most importantly his wife, Sharon (Sharon Case).  While fans have been vocal on social media that Rey was killed-off camera, and the exit of Daytime Emmy-winner, Jordi Vilasuso, the soap still managed to bring us some riveting moments from the cast within the storyline.

Throughout the hour, Sharon looks quite upset, but trying to keep it all in check, as if she knows what’s about to happen, and certainly after she hears about the accident that Victoria was involved in.

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Before Sharon finds out Rey has died, Victoria (Amelia Heinle) is told by Ashland (Robert Newman) while she is suffering from injuries sustained in the car crash.  She demands Ashland take her to Rey, and that is death is all her fault.  Ashland tells Victoria what he saw since he was in the car behind her. He tells her she swerved to avoid hitting Rey’s oncoming car, and crashed into a tree. Victoria thanks Ashland for saving her life.

Back at Crimson Lights, and to wrap-up whatever story could have been brewing between Chelsea (Melissa Claire Egan) and Rey, Sharon calls Chelsea out on her attraction and the connection she has to her husband.   She suggests that Chelsea is happy to have a night with Rey and Connor.  Chelsea says she knows Rey is married to her, but that Rey is a terrific man. The two, in the calmest manner possible, say that they appreciate the others honesty and that’s as far as it goes.

Meanwhile, Chance (Conner Floyd) gets a call from the police department about the three-car accident and heads out of Crimson Light where he was hanging out with Connor and Chelsea.  Elsewhere, Nick (Joshua Morrow), who has left Victor (Eric Braeden) and Nikki (Melody Thomas Scott) to find Victoria, calls Victor from the crash site. He informs his parents that there is no sign of Victoria, or Ashland, but that Rey Rosales was involved in the accident and is dead.

Victor and Nikki head out to find Victoria and Ashland and find them in the deserted shed near the accident. Victor looks not too happy that Ashland was the one who saved Victoria’s life.  Chance is at the crash scene and in discussion with Nick, and they decide that Nick should be the one that tells Sharon the tragic news about Rey, not a police officer she doesn’t know.

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At the end of the episode, Nick walks in to Crimson Lights, and Sharon already knows in her gut that Rey is dead, but she gets so upset that she begins to just talk non-stop about Rey.  As she starts to break down, she tells Nick that before she tells her that what happened, she just needs a minute, Finally, Nick reveals to Sharon that Rey has died.  Next, Sharon crumbles into Nick’s arms as she sobs uncontrollably that Rey is gone.  It was a gut-wrenching performance from longtime Y&R all-star, Sharon Case.

Watch the final moments where Nick tells Sharon about Rey below in two clips.

Then, let us know, what did you think of the episode? How do you feel about Rey being killed off-screen? What did you think of the performances of Sharon Case, Amelia Heinle, Joshua Morrow and Robert Newman? Share your thoughts in the comment section.

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hollyoaksboi
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hollyoaksboi

Sorry to be a downer but I found the crying really “actory” and fake. Didn’t care for the scene. But then, to be fair, I am bitter over losing Jordi Vilasuso — who apparently DIED OFF SCREEN. Unbelievable.

rose
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rose

Hollyoaksboi…There is sobbing, or crying. I think Sharon did a little of both, but caught herself to show some sort of control and having to be strong for everyone. And babble talking. Like wanting to talk to Mariah about planning her wedding in the middle of Rey dying. I just don’t think she has really allowed herself to show how she is really feeling…devastated. But I’m really upset about how they treated Rey the character, and that Jordi is gone. To the point his funeral might be in Miami. Also I think the actor playing Ashland is doing his best… Read more »

Margherita
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Margherita

I agree, Rose. Robert and Amelia have finally figured out their scenes together. And I always loved Jordi as Tony on GL, and was super excited for him to be on Y and R, though the writers butchered the entire Rosales family unfortunately. They had so much potential!

Phyllis
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Phyllis

Why was He taken off the Show. Jordin Vilasuso,I am very Upset.

claxon cindy
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claxon cindy

No o think her performance was great sad to say to many people really go throw this and it breaks my heart

Lew S.
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Lew S.

Very moving scene. Sharon Case brought it!

JenW
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JenW

I figured if they killed Rey off Sharon Case would have some major scenes to play and we know she’s up for it, starting with this scene when Nick told her.

But I am fed-up that they let Jordi V. go. I’ve not heard anything about what their rationale was for making this decision – we do sometimes hear a “reason” – but this makes no sense in my opinion and I just don’t understand it. Loved him.

Momo
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Momo

It was heartbreaking, even if I never liked Rey or the actor.

George Wilks
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George Wilks

This was a great scene and great acting today. Rey was not a good character he was very wooden and brought nothing to the show . Keep the veteran actors front and centre . Imagine this scene with old Young and the Restless music . The old music brings so much to this show. I don’t understand how the TPTB don’t get it . Or maybe they do ? Does playing the old background music cost more ? When Lynn Marie Latham was there, the background music was good , as well as Maria Arena Bell . Once Jill Pharen… Read more »

Damien
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Damien

Yes. George. The music score is sooo important to add depth. The last several years background musics been frankly embarrassing for this show. Also how poor is the show that there’s only 4 sets in rotation for several weeks at a time? I think the problem may be the vet actors take up to much budget. I feel it’s time Eric, Melody and Peter go on recurring possibly like Lauren does inwhich they are on often enough to back up stories but aren’t the prime focus. I d rather newer fresher character get stories but ones still tied to the… Read more »

Violet Lemm
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Violet Lemm

George Wilks, Sorry to disagree with you but Jordi is a great actor. I’ve seen him on numerous shows and if he was wooden to you, it’s probably the way he was directed in the scenes. I don’t think the actors, except for old Victor are given Carte Blanche, they have to follow a script, no matter how bad it is. Sorry you don’t have the old music that you seem to dwell on and find so important to the show. I liked the old stuff too. Did you watch ATWT? That organ music at the beginning gave me chills… Read more »

Damien
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Damien

Agree Violet
Rey was sooo good opposite his brother Arturo and ex Mia. Once he was left as Sharon’s prop he was only as good as the very poor writing

Celia
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Celia

Call me crazy—it wouldn’t be the first time—but, I called Ashland’s fake illness almost as soon as the character was introduced.
Now, the accident and Ray’s death—( great acting by Ms Case, BTW)–
What if Ashland planned the “accident”? Sadly, Ray was not part of the plan–hopefully, Chance will do a thorough investigation, and voila’—Ashland finally kicked to the curb by Victoria!!

Soaphound
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Soaphound

Hi CELIA! Two things: first, thanks for the good chuckle about Chance conducting a thorough investigation. Unless it’s involving the hair care aisle at Wal-Mart, I can’t picture him doing anything thoroughly. He sure is cute, though. Next, I had some misgivings about this illness of Ashland’s but I was assuaged when they CHEATED and showed scenes of him grabbing his chest, etc., when no one else was present, indicating it was genuine. Plays like bait & switch to me. So what’s next? Looks like Chelsea and Chance are hitting it off AGAIN, now dragging in Conner as the bait.… Read more »

Celia
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Celia

Chance—what can I say?? He’s just there. Glad you “got” my satire—now, he’s the only cop in GC. I’m sure he’ll get to the bottom of this accident which I believe was no accident. He will work so diligently– I’m not into his hair. It looks matted and infantile. If you ask me, he and Abby act more like mother and son than husband and wife— As far as Sharon and Nick—I’ve been waiting for years for them to be a couple again. I was still in grade school when their little romance “bloomed”—I was enchanted and Nick was so… Read more »

Soaphound
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Soaphound

Celia, your infatuation sounds sweet and refreshingly old-fashioned to me. And fantasies? I can’t even start on mine when Billy Miller was Billy Abbott. And yes, it did continue as Drew Cain. The guy just pushes my buttons, like Jeremy Renner and Mark Wahlberg on big screens. I really like Noah, too, but he might be a tad young for me. Not that I’d refuse…

Celia
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Celia

Oh, Souphound—you always manage to make my day!! Believe me–Billy Miller is second on my list. The number one spot is reserved for my gorgeous hubby!! He still manages to make my heart skip a beat after almost fourteen years of marriage. I agree, Noah is cute—do not cut yourself short—as you can see from these soaps, age means nothing. In my mind’s eye, you are one beautiful woman!! Yeah!! And, yes—I am sort of old-fashioned, I guess. Did you watch Y&R in the mid to late 90’s? Nick and Sharon were THE “thing”. I think Case won for best… Read more »

Soaphound
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Soaphound

Thanks, Celia. Noah is a dreamboat, alright. I just wish he’d get a decent story. I loved the five measly minutes when he agreed to work with uncle Adam. They pulled that plug fast enough! Why…too much heat? Yes, I’ve watched the Shick pairing for decades and love when they’re together. Especially the cat claws with Miss Nikki Newman. The last go round, Nick lured Sharon into a daytime bath…his hair was longer then, the way I prefer, and I swear my television was about to overheat. Josh is 48 this year and just keeps getting better…in every way. I… Read more »

Vicki
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Vicki

SC and JM are magic on screen together even when it’s not romantic. You can tell how much these two actors care about one another as Co workers as it comes across in every scene.

Jimmy
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Jimmy

I never cared for Rey or the Rosales family. Much of it was how they were introduced into the show and the fact that it came at the expense of veteran characters having meaty story. Rey’s presence essentially removed Paul from the canvas, which was made even stranger by other characters mentioning him by name but viewers never seeing him. – However, there was lots of potential recently with Rey and Chelsea growing closer, which would inevitably create drama and include Sharon, Nick and potentially Adam and Sally in the story as well. Going this route with Rey closes the… Read more »

Kay
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Kay

She is always supportive of her fellow actors her kind words to Jordi if JG had invested in this couple but he doesn’t but that’s another story but the end game has always been her and JM and the moving thing is they know what the other one is thinking and it’s awesome to watch

Damien
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Damien

Sharon Case and Josh Morrow together are everything! These two belong together. Sharon sensing something wrong and just rambling to delay Nick telling her was sooo gutwrenching! Kudos to these two soulful actors. Kudos also to Amelia and Robert Newman in their scenes in the cabin. However the complete disrespectful way the show rid of Rey was just nasty. No last scenes with Sharon really. No playing out the Chelsea angle to really put some serious rift between her and Sharon. How great would be a kiss been in Chicago and a fight between Sharon and Rey or Rey telling… Read more »

Bob
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Bob

I wish Josh Morrow would stop his shoulder-rolling thing and take his hands out of his pockets. Or at least pull something interesting out of his pockets. Like maybe some acting tips from Robert Newman, who is blowing me away with the mediocre material he was handed.

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THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL: Steffy Remembers Sheila Shooting Finn. .. and Her, Then Vows Revenge

Monday’s episode of The Bold and the Beautiful brought with it the highly-anticipated scenes of Steffy Forrester (Jacqueline MacInnes Wooda) finally remembering the shooting that landed her in the hospital, and took the life of her husband, Finn (Tanner Novlan), all thanks to Sheila Carter (Kimberlin Brown)!

It all goes down while at her home talking with her parents, Ridge (Thorsten Kaye) and Taylor (Krista Allen).  As she begins to unravel the fight she had in the alley behind Il Guardino with Sheila, and as bits and pieces begin to make sense to Steffy, she realizes the horrifying truth.

Taylor tries to sort out what Steffy is saying thinking that her daughter is confused about Sheila.  Steffy shares that, at first, Finn wasn’t there at first. Then. she realizes Sheila pulling out a gun just as Finn showed up to rescue her.

Steffy exclaims that ‘Sheila shot her own son’, then, turned the gun on her when she tried to call for help … and shot her.

Next, an overwrought, overcome. and angry Steffy vows revenge on Sheila, as Taylor and Ridge look on.

Watch the final moments of the episode and the performance of two-time Daytime Emmy winner, Jacqueline MacInnes Wood, and then, let us know what you thought of it in the comment section.

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THIS IS US: Kevin’s Romantic Match Finally Revealed

As This Is Us heads towards its last episodes of the series, every single show has been filled with emotional moments that tug at our heartstrings, and Tuesday’s night installment was no exception, exact for one thing – you may have been crying happy tears!

In the episode entitled ‘The Night Before the Wedding”, Kevin (Justin Hartley) is front and center as we pick up what happened with three women who were circulating that evening.  If you recall, Madison and Beth were trying to find out who actually slept with Kevin that night in his hotel room.  However, as it turns out, Kevin slept alone!  What leads to this are key moments that collide and ultimately bring about the revelation he needed.

First, his childhood girlfriend who then became his wife, who then became his ex, Sophie, (Alexandra Breckinridge) reveals on a walk through a vineyard that she is divorced now. Things didn’t work out between her and her husband, Grant. This comes as a surprise to Kevin, but Sophie says she has never been happier.  Kevin opens up that his relationships with women haven’t worked out.  Sophie talks on how Kevin’s mom, Rebecca, thinks of the two of them are still together due to Rebecca’s battle with Alzheimer’s disease and her declining health.

Later that night, Kevin follows Sophie to the elevator. She follows him to his room, they start to make out and undress and Kevin makes a comment on how Sophie’s hair smells different, which flips her out and she stops everything right then and there.  An upset Sophie yells, “You should like how my hair smells now, not how it smelled in the past.”  Things go south and we are left to wonder … sooo … is that the end of Kevin and Sophie?

A dazed and confused Kevin wonders down to the bar where Ariel, the band singer, is having a drink snd writing song lyrics.  She tells Kevin she loves people-watching and came up with a lyric about him, which turns out to be profound. He leaves the bar alone to his hotel room and puts the paper napkin containing the lyrics down (this is the napkin that Beth and Madison read in last week’s episode while they were snooping around trying to figure out who Kev slept with).

Next, Cassidy shows up at Kevin’s room needing help with her dress – she’s stuck in it and needs the back unzipped.  Kevin helps, and she changes in the bathroom, and you think maybe they will hit the sheets, but no.  Cassidy shuts down anything from happening.  She reminds Kevin that they are good friends and to put the nail in the coffin, shares: “You’re not my person, and I’m not yours, and you know that.”   Kevin agrees, they hug, she exits.  Ultimately, Kevin wakes up alone, gets dressed to attend Kate and Phillip’s wedding and is seen rehearsing his speech in the mirror from the Princess Bride – the one that Sophie laughed at during the wedding reception.

Now, we are at the actual reception again, and Sophie speaks with Rebecca.  Kevin’s mom, who still thinks Kevin and Rebecca are in their 20’s says, “I love my son, but he is an idiot.  The timing is just off right now. He isn’t ready for you. He will be, but it’s going to take a while. And I don’t know if you can wait around for that. Personally, I don’t know if I could. But when the timing is right, he’s going to be so great.”  It was those words that clued Sophie in and confirmed that Kevin is the right choice for her, right now.

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Across the room, Randall gives Kevin some major and convoluted advice about Buffalo Bills Super Bowl merch. Randall gives Kevin a big push to go to Sophie saying, “The world is friggin’ insane. It makes no sense. But you and Sophie together, now that makes more sense than most things.”

Next, Kevin walks over to Sophie and starts to talk, but she stops him. “You don’t get to give a speech this time. It’s my turn,” she says. It is then she tells him he is now the man she always hoped he would become, and that she was sorry she freaked out the other night. She just does not want to fall back into the old versions of themselves.  However she adds,  “I want to fall in love with the man that you’ve become.”

As both Kevin and Sophie are fighting back the tears, Kevin takes out his wallet and shows Sophie the Valentine he wrote for her the first day he saw her in  elementary school.  We go to a heart-tugging flashback.  Back at the wedding reception, Kevin says “I’ve always carried you with me, Soph.”  The two share a kiss to the thunderous applause of the wedding party.  We bring out the hankies!

Wonderful work from Justin Hartley and Alexandra Breckinridge who’s on-screen chemistry as Kevin and Sophie has been undeniable from the start.

So, were you happy to find out that Kevin and Sophie reunited? Comment below.

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DAYS OF OUR LIVES: Abigail Reveals Gwen’s Deception at her Wedding to Xander, But Gwen Drops A Bombshell

Look like Gwen Rizczech (Emily O’Brien) finally got what’s coming to her, or at least for now.  On Thursday’s episode of Days of our Lives it was wedding couple number two who took front and center stage.

Now, Xander (Paul Telfer) and Gwen were ready to start their nuptials, following the disaster of the first couple’s attempt at tying the knot (Leo and Craig) and that coming apart at the seams.

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However, this wedding was not meant to be either, thanks to Abigail (Marci Miller) having the ammo (thank to a plea deal for Ava Vitali) to bring Gwen’s heinous plot out in the open, publicly.  That included: Gwen’s plans to nab Xander for herself and keep his true love, Sarah, away from him by any means possible as all was revealed to the groom and Gwen’s father, Jack (Matthew Ashford).  From kidnapping, drugging Sarah, wearing masks, being an accomplice to Kristen DiMera’s (Stacy Haiduk) schemes etc, etc, Abigail had the quite the dirt on her half-sister.

In the end, Xander walks out on Gwen, Jack practically disowns her, Abigail and Jennifer stand by and take Gwen’s insults knowing they have finally one-upped her, and Gwen is in a puddle of tears in her wedding dress.

Just then, Gwen gets one more visitor, Rafe (Galen Gering)! He comes to cuff-her and bring her down to the police station for her crimes.  Before she leaves, she angrily gets close to Abigail and whispers in her ear that she purposely killed her grandmother! That means that Gwen killed Laura Horton in cold blood.  What will Abigail do with his information?

Emily O’ Brien has been consistently knocking it out of the park playing all the levels of Gwen, while Marci Miller was fierce with her controlled and contained payback after all Gwen has put Abigail through. Perhaps, there is yet another knock-down drag-out fight to go down between the two in the near future?  Stay tuned.

So, what did you think of Abigail’s comeuppance of Gwen for her crimes? Are you happy Xander walked out on her? What do you think will happen next involving the information on Gwen murdering Laura Horton? Comment below.

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