More good news for Nikki Newman and long suffering Y&R fans who are clamoring for their favorite flawed heroine to get back on to the Genoa City canvas … pronto! In an interview with EW.com, Melody Thomas Scott (Nikki) revealed that her new deal with the series is actually for three years, giving hope to her and the show in general!
Melody revealed, “I was thrilled to hear it was three years. That means they are thinking very positively about the state of everything. That’s great they are.”
The talented actress and long time Y&R staple also said via her Twitter account that she owes a lot of her ending back on the soap with a new contract to her legions of fans! Melody stated, ”If fans had not stepped up, I would not have a job today. I’m so grateful.”
And as far as if we will see our favorite boozy socialite still battling the bottle upon her return to GC in late November? All Melody could say was something we all love to hear! I love Nikki drinking!” Scott said. “I like it as an actor. It’s much more fun, and everybody seems to prefer a drunk Nikki.” So stay tuned!