Tuesday night numerous reports and items have surfaced on the Internet that Jill Farren Phelps has been fired from her position as EP of the number one soap opera, The Young and the Restless.
Daytime Confidential, who first hinted at the behind the scenes shake up in a blind item back in May, now reports they have heard through multiple sources that Phelps is out at the long-running CBS Daytime Drama.
They also hint that they have been hearing Phelps days may have been numbered with the soap opera since British soap producer, Mal Young came aboard the show as Supervising Producer.
In addition, Highlight Hollywood’s Tommy Lightfoot Garrett, who has been a longtime friend of the legendary Bell family (creators, Y&R), posted an item that he has heard that Phelps is now gone from Y&R.
Thus far, there has been no official statement issued, or any confirmation, by the show on Phelps.
Stay tuned for more on this developing story …
So if the reports hold true, what are your thoughts onJill Farren Phelps being ousted from her position at Y&R? What do you think the restructuring at the top will look like at the soap without Phelps? Chuck Pratt Jr, does currently hold the title of executive producer and head writer, but will that remain? Share your thoughts in the comment section below!