Young and the Restless Cast Members
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'Y&R' Rumors: Two Main Characters Out – Big Shake Up Ahead ?

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Young And The Restless rumors tease more shakeups ahead on the CBS soap. Fans were shocked by the recent death of Rey Rosales (Jordi Vilasuso). Rey seems poised for a major storyline with Chelsea Lawson (Melissa Claire Egan). 

Rey was married to Sharon Newman (Sharon Case), but Chelsea developed feelings for him. It seemed that a messy love triangle was in the cards. However, Rey was suddenly and unexpectedly killed off.

Then the character of Summer Newman was recast with Allison Lanier. Lanier replaced fan-favorite Hunter King much to the surprise of Y&R fans.

Summer returned to support her husband, Kyle Abbott (Michael Mealor). Kyle is grappling with the return of Diane Jenkins (Susan Walters). 

Diane's return was another shocker for viewers. Still, Young And The Restless rumors suggest more shakeups in the weeks ahead.

Young and the Restless Cast Members
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Y&R May Lose Two Leading Actors

The buzz is that the CBS soap will lose a male and female lead star. The identities of the two actors have yet to be confirmed, but we have been given some hints. 

The male actor is purportedly a multiple Emmy award winner. His character's stories have been "all over the place." Additionally, Young And The Restless fans are not happy with his current storyline. 

Another pertinent clue is this is a legacy character. It is also unknown just how this character will leave the show. Perhaps the exit storyline will allow a return or a recast at a future date.

A leading female character's exit is also predicted. Young And The Restless rumors imply the character's choices for a romantic partner are slim. If there is no chance for love, she would have to leave the show. 

Yet it may not be long before another soap snatches up the actress. So these exits will be seen onscreen, but there may be more exits behind the scenes on Y&R.

Young and the Restless: Rey Rosales
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More Shakeups Behind the Scenes?

Young And The Restless rumors speculate big changes behind the scenes too. Fans of the CBS soap have been complaining about current storylines. 

At the top of the list is Billy Abbott's (Jason Thompson) podcast saga. This is wildly unpopular with Y&R viewers. The current writing regime gets a lot of criticism from the fans. 

Young and the Restless: Billy Abbott
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However, there may be a change coming. Perhaps new writers with fresh perspectives are just what is needed on the CBS soap.

More information on the rumored changes will certainly surface in the upcoming weeks. Is it time for a new writing team? Who are the actors that are allegedly leaving the soap? Will the rumored changes be good for The Young And The Restless?


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