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Holy smokes, Batman! Supporters of axed “” actor (ex-Adam Newman) have gone and done it again — they banded together and raised $2,000 to charter a second plane to fly over CBS Studios today in order to air their feelings over the popular actor getting let go from the soap.

“#TeamMuhney Walks with Michael” was the message spread across the sky today, which marked Muhney’s last airdate as Victor’s () tortured son. The first banner was sent out by fans on Thursday, January 9.

WHAT DO YOU THINK? Comment Below...
  • Bexx

    Please stop giving these lunatics attention. They are no longer viewers of Y&R, so their opinions no longer matter.

    • Fred

      Bexx, I’ve seen your twitter rants against Muhney. Do you have a grudge against him and his fans? Who are you in real life?

      • Bexx

        Fred, I don’t use Twitter. No possible way you’ve seen me there. And I have nothing against Muhney, I only have an issue with his crazy fans who seek to attack his innocent former co-stars. There is no need to prolong the inevitable, If you’re going to leave, leave.

        • Linda Cross Manuel

          I don’t like being called “a crazed fan”. I happen to have been a fan of Y&R since day one. #TeamMuhney is a group of fans who feel Michael Muhney was treated unfairly. Also we are disappointed in the floundering story lines and the fact that Michelle Stafford, Billy Miller, and now Michael Muhney will no longer be on this soap. They were the 3 most interesting actors in the storylines. I along with other fans have decided to no longer Y&R. Today was my last viewing and last DVRing. I am now DVRing General Hospital. We shall see in the next ratings sweeps who has the last laugh.

          • Bexx

            If you aren’t a crazy fan, then you have no reason to be offended. The TeamMuhney group is made of solely of Muhney fans, who are pissed over him being fired. You all are using BM, and MS to give your foolishness some sort of validation. The running theme seems to be that all of the protester have watched for 40 years. IF you’ve watched Y&R for 40 years, those 3 being gone wouldn’t be enough to make you boycott, especially with everyone you’ve seen come and go through the years. You all enjoy GH, and your laughs, as CBS doesn’t really give a sh*t.

          • Vicki

            Linda , I agree with you 100%. I also was a fan from day one, I also will no longer be DVRing this show.

      • jade

        Obviously an uneducated nobody who talks gibberish for attention!!

      • Anne Alvarez

        Come on now, it’s obvious BEXX is working for TPTB and if she/he is not on someone’s payroll than you have serious issues…Michael’s LARGE fan-base know the TRUTH…So get over it TROLL, the NEW Y&R is awful, and you have no control over how FANS react!

  • Joy Margetts

    I’m a fan of Y & R who will miss both Michael and Billy so much. But actions like that don’t help anyone. They certainly don’t help MM.

    • Cathy Thomasson

      Just so you know, they DO help Michael and his family is supportive of our efforts as well. My group has been in touch with his family and we have kept things professional and classy.

  • Andrew Hass

    If people want to spend their money this way that is their right.However i think both Michael and the show wants this mess to go away and this kind of thing may not help that.Plus if fans want to stop watching then they should but don’t make an announcement of it.

  • Cathy Thomasson

    I am proud to be on #TeamMuhney! You will soon see the impact as we DO walk away in the thousands! Just watch us! We are definitely not lunatics. We WERE long-time Y&R fans disgusted by what happened and how things were handled. We have also been upset by the lackluster and unfinished or dragged out a story lines of late and the negative character development seen since Jill Farren Phelps came onboard. We have a perfect right to voice our disagreement and ask that long time fans have a say in what we want to see and WHO we want to see.

    • Bexx

      This has got to be the longest walk to the door ever.

    • Heather

      Only a certain segment of the viewing audience is counted when it comes to ratings, so even if there were thousands of you, your not watching any longer is unlikely to register in any noticeable way.

      • Cathy Thomasson

        Well Heather, it has been 500,000 since Michael Muhney was fired and I am one of those. I believe you will see just how much of an impact will be seen and felt now after his and Billy Miller’s last day on screen. Just watch and see!

        • Bexx

          500k? On what website are these 500k people protesting? Please post up that link!

          • Cathy Thomasson

            I guess you haven’t been keeping up with ALL the FB and Twitter groups, all the new followers Michael Muhney has now on Twitter and ALL the reports stating the 500,000 viewers Y&R has already lost. Just wait until February sweeps ratings are swept away!!!

          • Bexx

            I highly doubt that a 500k drop would all be attributed to Muhney leaving. If you’re referring to last week numbers, all soaps fell badly, plus Y&R was up for two straight weeks. Now ratings are back up from the prior week. It seems those angry fans boycotting, left briefly, and then returned. Netting Y&R 5.3 mil viewers.

          • Cathy Thomasson

            Sorry again, but they only returned to see Michael/Adam and Billy/Billy’s last episodes! Hold onto your hat for the huge whooshing sound as they all go away again!!!

          • Bexx

            Sorry, but it seems your imagination is running wild. One person hasn’t made any soap successful in the last 30 years, and that trend won’t begin again with Muhney. That’s just not how they operate these days. We all may have our favorites, but there are too many different viewing habits now. We all watch, and identify with the show and it’s characters for various reasons.

          • Andrew Hass

            Maybe we should wait to see what the ratings are now that Adam is gone.Plus no offense to the Facebook and Twitter groups but are we sure all of those people are viewers of the show.Plus have you seen the recent ratings for Y&R because they are up.Some fans may stop watching but others may start tuning in again.Plus what if down the line Michael Muhney admits he did grope Hunter and the show had every right to fire how are you and other people going to feel then?

          • Cathy Thomasson

            We will see Andrew, we will see. The ratings increase was likely due to thousands of our group members tuning in to see both Michael Muhney’s and Billy Miller’s last few episodes. Let’s just wait and see the outcomes……

          • Andrew Hass

            As you say we shall see what the ratings are in a few weeks.However i don’t can say why so many people tuned in unless you know them personally.Some fans might stop watching because Michael Muhney and Billy Miller are off the show but others may tune in to see David Tom back and for other reasons.As for Michael Muhney i don’t see him coming back to Y&R anytime soon no matter how much his fans want him too.Plus i don’t see another soap hiring him right now because of the media circus that could follow.Michael could be spending time with his family and hoping all this blows over in time and he can get his career back on track then.Plus he could be hoping something else happens with someone else on another soap that takes the spotlight away from him and then people will forget.what happened.

          • Bexx

            These group are overestimating their reach. I highly doubt they are large enough to swing such a large increase last week.

  • jay

    Did “Team Muhney” pick the right studio to fly the banner over this time?!?!?

    • Anne Alvarez

      It was always the right studio!

  • Bexx

    If you lunatics really want to convince the rest of us that you truly care about the show, you might want to stop acting like fan girls worshipping an idol. Posting shirtless selfies of Muhney doesn’t exactly convince anyone that you’re really upset about Stafford, or Miller.

  • Alex

    I don’t think anyone here is entitled to pass judgment on anyone.

    But it is certainly impressive to see what soap fans can achieve when they pull together!

  • KeyzW

    Ya’ll sound like beiber fans!! Point blank IF he fondled that girl then he was right to be fired, nuff said, although I agree he made the show watchable and there is a big hole in the show now.

    • Sue

      I agree completely. The sad thing is Biebers fans are tweens/teens and most of Muhneys fans are…let’s say VERY “mature”.This guy walks on water for some. Sad.

      • texasbred

        I love my country. because…. We are innocent until PROVEN GUILTY. Its not that easy for some of us to believe the !#?IT that TMZ, and others like them put out there as truth! Do you really believe Hunter would have continued for months or weeks to work with the man and CBS HR would have allowed for the abuse to happen? The guy does not walk on water but this has not come out as TRUTH! and, Hunter has not sued. Also, I am sure that most people posting on these boards were not there so yeah, maybe some of us are mature and CAUTIOUS about destroying another human beings reputation.

    • Anne Alvarez

      If he fondled that girl? He would have been jailed as that is sexual assault!

    • texasbred

      IF he groped. She did not speak up? She continued to work with him? Superiors all let this happen? Come on, only a Bieber fan would believe all the bull.