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  • DETAILS: ‘Y&R’s’ Melissa Claire Egan On Working With Justin Hartley and What To Expect When Adam Returns From the Dead!

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    With a slew of soap weddings under her belt, a run at playing “crazy” and nearly a decade of daytime experience between “The Young and the Restless” and “All My Children,” a back-from-the-dead storyline is no big thang for “Y&R’s” Melissa Claire Egan (Chelsea Lawson). Except for when the back-from-the-dead character happens to be her alter ego’s kid-killing husband, and that same guy’s real-life recast happens to be one of the most talked about soap events of the year! So just how is Egan taking in all of the madness surrounding Adam’s big return from the “dead,” including the... READ MORE
  • ‘Y&R’s’ Justin Hartley on Adam’s Return: ‘There’s Damage Control To Be Done”

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    Now that “The Young and the Restless’” newest castmember, Justin Hartley, has been given the all-clear to start commenting on taking over the role of Adam Newman, he’s letting ‘er rip! First, he spoke about filling the shoes of previous portrayer Michael Muhney, and now he’s spilling details about Adam’s return to Genoa City, stating: “There’s damage control to be done!” READ MORE
  • Justin Hartley Finally Speaks Up About Taking Over the Role of ‘Y&R’s’ Adam!

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    When Soap Opera Network broke the news that Justin Hartley’s first airdate as Adam Newman would be Wednesday, November 5, it felt like the actor’s Genoa City premiere date couldn’t come fast enough. And now that the actor has finally spoken up about joining the sudser in a new interview, the anticipation is even greater! Some fans have expressed their fear that taking over the role — which was previously played by Michael Muhney — will be an uphill battle for the actor, and guess what? He’s not only aware of the challenges, but is tackling them... READ MORE
  • Michael Muhney on Groping Rumors: ‘I Didn’t Do It!’

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    In an exclusive interview with Australia's TV Week Soap Extra, "The Young and the Restless'" Michael Muhney (ex-Adam Newman) has point blank denied the allegations that he groped the breasts of one of his former co-stars, which was reportedly the reason show producers opted to drop him from his contract last December. "I didn't want to be desperately screaming: 'I didn't do it!’” Muhney told the publication in its newest issue as to why it took him so long to defend himself after staying silent for so long. “The rumour was untrue," he continued. READ MORE
  • Stars React to Justin Hartley Joining ‘Y&R’ as Adam Newman

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    The soap opera world has been abuzz all morning over the big news that “Smallville” and “Mistresses” star Justin Hartley (ex-Fox Crane, “Passions”) has been cast as “The Young and the Restless’” Adam Newman, and it’s not just fans who are voicing their opinions over the casting announcement: The stars of daytime have taken to social media to share their thoughts on the news, which further lays to rest any hope that former portrayer Michael Muhney will return to the popular role. Read on to see what kind of comments are flying around about Hartley’s new gig — including... READ MORE
  • Michael Muhney On Adam Recast: ‘I Wish Him the Best. Be Kind to Him’

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    Steven Bergman Photography
    The soap world was hit this morning with the exciting news that “Smallville” and “Mistresses” star Justin Hartley (ex-Fox Crane) has been cast as “The Young and the Restless’” Adam Newman. Early reaction to the casting news seems to be positive thus far, and that goes for former portrayer Michael Muhney’s response, as well! READ MORE
  • BREAKING NEWS: Justin Hartley is ‘Y&R’s’ New Adam Newman

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    He's been prancing around Genoa City only showing his hands to viewers, while the rest of the town thinks he's dead, but Adam Newman is most certainly returning to CBS' "The Young and the Restless" in the coming months with a new face after supposedly dying in a fiery explosion in late January as played by actor Michael Muhney. TV Guide's Michael Logan is reporting that "Smallville" and "Revenge" star Justin Hartley is returning to daytime television to assume the role of the devilish Adam just in time for the all important November sweeps ratings period. Hartley, who will... READ MORE
  • Michael Muhney Breaks Silence on ‘Y&R’ Firing Allegations: ‘It Was Only A Salacious Rumor’

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    Robert Voets/CBS
    More than eight months since TMZ reported that Michael Muhney had been fired by Sony Pictures Television from his contract role as Adam Newman on CBS' "The Young and the Restless" following allegations of groping a co-star's breasts, the actor has finally broken his silence! READ MORE
  • Michael Muhney Reveals He Was Close To Returning to ‘Y&R’

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    Despite allegations of inappropriate behavior against one of his co-workers, which is said to have led to his firing from CBS' "The Young and the Restless" last December, Michael Muhney revealed earlier this evening that he was this close to returning to the daytime drama series to reprise his role of Adam Newman. READ MORE
  • Former Soap Star Cameron Mathison Clears Up ‘Y&R’ Casting Rumors

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    When word had it that Cameron Mathison (ex-Ryan Lavery, "All My Children") had been spotted on the set of CBS' "The Young and the Restless" in late April, the rumor mill immediately lit up with speculation that the actor had secretly met with show producers and had signed on to portray the contract role of Adam Newman (previously portrayed by Michael Muhney). Earlier today, Mathison took to Twitter to clear up said rumors while visiting Israel for a friend's wedding. READ MORE