Shocking behind the scenes news at CBS’ The Young and the Restless. Michael Muhney, who plays anti-hero Adam Newman, announced via social media that he has been let go!
The fan favorite broke news of his departure in a series of messages on Twitter. “I’m so sorry. It breaks my heart to say this, but I was just let go from Y&R. My last day on set is this Thursday. My last air date will be Jan 30th,” wrote the actor. “I’m going to take some private time with my wife & kids, as I am most concerned for their well-being…I have 3 final episodes to film, and because they are my last, I will be giving it everything I have. More details will follow… #xoxoxo”.
Muhney took over the role of Victor Newman’s youngest son in 2009 amidst the controversial departure of then-Adam, Chris Engen. Since his casting, Muhney’s remained a constant player in major storylines. Earlier this year he announced he signed multi-year contract extension with the show.
TVSource Magazine has reached out to The Young and the Restless for comment. We will continue to follow this breaking news as more information is available.