Daytime Emmy winner, and one of the most solid cast members of The Young and the Restless for over 35 years, Doug Davidson (Paul Williams), took to his Twitter account late last evening, after the events of the day surrounding the firing of Michael Muhney as Adam Newman at the CBS soap opera.
After massive fan outcry at this latest move by the number one soap, and with people pointing the finger at executive producer, Jill Farren Phelps for the decision to axe Muhney, Davidson came to the defense of the show’s current leader and indicated there is more going on that meet’s the eye.
And in addition, Doug attempted to tell his followers that being on a soap opera and in a large cast is a “team sport”. Over the years, Davidson has seen many a popular actor come and go, but perhaps none this popular with the fans?
Davidson tweeted: “Honestly, JPF’s is not to blame. She is terrific. Today’s events don’t reflect her leadership. Trust me, there is more to the story. The Young and the Restless is a team sport. Please know we love you guys and we will continue to bring you the best show we can. I’ve got at least 20 castmates that vow the same pledge.”
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