For many years fans of the number one daytime drama The Young and the Restless have been hoping Shemar Moore would make a return to the role he made soap-famous … that of Malcolm Winters! The Daytime Emmy winner last appeared on the soap back in 2005!
Fast-forward to last week, where viewers learned the news that the Criminal Minds star is on his way back to Genoa City for a two episode appearance on the upcoming September 10th and 11th episodes.
Shemar spoke to the New York Post about Malcolm’s comeback, and what it means personally for Moore stating: “The fans haven’t forgotten about me and it’s nice to see the excitement is still there. And I hope it’s not the only time I can do this. I hope they write (the episodes) in a way that maybe this is something I can do from time to time. A lot of people get successful and it’s like their soap days never happened. I’ll never be that guy. I’ve always said I wouldn’t be where I am today without Y&R and Malcolm Winters, and without (late show creator) Bill Bell taking a chance on me.”
So, do you hope this marks the beginning of more Moore on Y&R? What do you think about Shemar’s statement about how he will never look down on his time on the soaps, when some actors who have gone on to fame wanted it taken off their resume?