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Michael Muhney Breaks Silence on ‘Y&R’ Firing Allegations: ‘It Was Only A Salacious Rumor’

Robert Voets/CBS
Robert Voets/CBS
Robert Voets/CBS

More than eight months since TMZ reported that had been fired by Sony Pictures Television from his contract role as Adam Newman on CBS’ “” following allegations of groping a co-star’s breasts, the actor has finally broken his silence!

Shortly after commenting on social media that he was close to reprising his role on the daytime soap, a fan asked Muhney if that meant the rumors surrounding his ouster last year were in fact false. In response, Muhney said, “Yes. It was only a salacious rumor.”

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Up until now the actor nor representatives from the show had commented on the allegations that came to light surrounding his firing.