Major news out of Soap Opera Digest this morning! None other than Outstanding Lead Actress Daytime Emmy nominee, Eileen Davidson has decided to sign on with a new contract at her original stomping grounds The Young and the Restless where she plays Ashley Abbott!
According to SOD, Eileen revealed on Y&R’s tenacity to get the popular star back in Genoa City: “They has been reaching out for quite a while and wondering what I wanted, so the deal we made suits my life very well. I’m really happy. I’ve put in a lot of years in this medium, which I don’t take for granted, so I’m very grateful.”
So what does this mean for Eileen’s return to DAYS as Kristen DiMera? Davidson will have her 12-week story arc playing out on the NBC soap opera, while she starts airing in early September on Y&R! There will be plenty of Eileen on your daytime screens in the months ahead … that is for certain! So, what do you think of the news of Eileen returning to Y&R? Just what will happen when Ashley is in town a lot more in Genoa City? Let us know your thoughts!