As Emme Rylan departed her role as Abby Newman on The Young and the Restless for General Hospital to play Lulu Spencer, the CBS soap recast the role right away with former Hollywood Heights star, Melissa Ordway, according to a report from Daytime Confidential!
Ordway most recently played Chloe on Nick at Nite’s Hollywood Heights, and this marks the third performer from former Hollywood Heights and current Y&R executive producer, Jill Farren Phelps, who has been in a recast in a role on the number one soap. Melissa Ordway follows Robert Adamson (Noah) and Hunter King (Summer). According to DC, Ordway will first appear on the April 22nd episode as the new Newman heiress!
So soap fans, what do you think of the casting of Melissa Ordway as Abby? Weigh-in!