Young and the Restless will air a special tribute for Kristoff St John and his final episode as Neil Winters – both this week. CBS plans to honor the actor who portrayed Neil Winters on Y&R since the early 1990s twice this week. St John passed away suddenly at the age of 52 on Sunday, February 3.
Fans and friends are mourning the star’s passing, with many wondering whether the show would have a special episode dedicated for him. Importantly, they also want to know when his final episode will air on CBS daytime. Now, we finally know just when his final airdate and special memorial episode will air.
Young and the Restless: CBS Schedules Special Tribute for Y&R’s Kristoff St John
Y&R plans on airing a very special episode to honor the late Kristoff St John on this Friday, February 8. This announcement comes only a few days after his tragic passing. Fans immediately began asking the network to devote a special episode to the beloved actor who recently return to the show as Neil Winters after a brief hiatus.
52-year-old St John passed away on February 3. He battled with depression after his son’s Julian St John’s suicide. Julian himself dealt with mental health concerns. Officials are waiting to clarify how the late star died. Until the autopsy results come in, some initial results indicated that the Young and the Restless actor committed suicide.
Tragically, St John has struggled with depression and suicidal thoughts for years and in late 2017, his ex-wife alerted authorities that he threatened to kill himself. Despite it all, the actor continued to compassionately portray Neil Winters on Young and the Restless. His character was also troubled and instantly became a fan favorite from his first appearance on the show.
Remembering, celebrating, Kristoff. We see you. We thank you for sharing your love, memories and heartbreak with us. Let’s keep it going. Here are some of our favorite pictures of Kristoff St. John… all of our Neil Winters. Love to everyone posting and mourning with us ❤️❤️#YR pic.twitter.com/OeRCzUa1Fz
— CBS Daytime (@CBSDaytime) February 5, 2019
Kristoff St John’s Last Airdate as Neil Winters Revealed
Young and the Restless fans plus St John’s friends and colleagues instantly took to social media to convey their sorrow and prayers for his family. In addition to announcing the tribute episode, CBS daytime also announced Kristoff St John’s final airdate.
According to the network, fans should not miss the Y&R episode this Wednesday, February 6 to watch Kristoff St John’s last episode as Neil Winters. Then two days later on February 8, will be the special tribute episode to the beloved actor. Don’t miss a moment of these final airdate moments to say farewell to Kristoff St John as Neil Winters.
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