‘Young and the Restless’ LEAK: Amanda-Billy Update – How COVID Changed Romance Plans

Young and the Restless spoilers on Amanda Sinclair (Mishael Morgan) and Billy Abbott (Jason Thompson) are hot and fresh from our favorite CBS insider. The new coronavirus safety protocols on set changed everything and now there’s a delay and a couples “test” planned. Check it out.

Young and the Restless Spoilers: Amanda Sinclair & Billy Abbott Teased and Delayed

Before COVID slammed production shut at Y&R, the plan was Amanda Sinclair to get with Billy Abbott, per our inside source. However, when the CBS soap got back to work, there was a ban on love scenes, aside from real-life couples. So, Devon and Elena remain hot and heavy.

Plus, Young and the Restless spoilers promise things heat-up with Sharon Newman (Sharon Case) and Adam Newman (Mark Grossman), rumored to also be dating IRL. As for Billy and Amanda, they keep flirting, but the writers are reportedly taking this time to test pairings.

Since they can’t really do love scenes on Young and the Restless, they’re exploring what thrills fans. So, that means they’re going to keep up a light “flirtmance” between Amanda Sinclair and bad boy Billy. But, Y&R’s going to also test him and Amanda with other partners. Guess who?

Young and the Restless Spoilers: Billy Abbott (Jason Thompson) - Lily Winters (Christel Khalil)

Y&R LEAK: Billy Tests the Waters With Lily Winters

The Young and the Restless set source tells us that they’re going to have Billy Abbott flirting with beauty Lily Winters and seeing how that goes. Then they’ll wait to see what fans think of a possible Billy-Lily pairing. They’ve already begun some playful banter between Lily and Billy.

Some Young and the Restless viewers seem to be feeling the Lily Winters-Billy Abbott vibe while others want to see him with Amanda Sinclair. As for Lily, most fans are happy she’s free of Cane Ashby (Daniel Goddard). And, there’s no sign he’ll be back, so Lily single and ready to mingle.

But, if Lily’s chemistry with Billy Abbott doesn’t pan out on Young and the Restless, there’s another option for her. If the powers that be do as originally planned and put Billy with Amanda, then Lilly could get with Chance Chancellor (Donny Boaz), since his current romance is likely doomed.

Young and the Restless Spoilers: Amanda Sinclair (Mishael Morgan) - Nate Hastings (Sean Dominic)

Young and the Restless: Nate Hastings & Amanda Have 2 Months to Sink or Swim

Our Y&R insider says that CBS is running a two-month trial with Nate Hastings (Sean Dominic) casually dating lawyer Amanda Sinclair. Meanwhile, Billy Abbott flirts with Lily. Then, they’ll see how the ratings go and what viewer comments on social media look like about the pairings.

By then, Young and the Restless might have the “all clear” to resume kissing and love scenes. So, then they can commit to the pairings as they begin writing serious romance. So, what are you hoping to see? Do you want Billy Abbott to spend another night in Amanda Sinclair’s bed?

Of course, last time on Young and the Restless, Billy comforted Amanda. Next time, it might be steamier. Or, it could be Billy with Lily – and Amanda with the hot doc. It all depends on ratings and viewers – so it’s up to you. Keep watching the CBS sudser and be sure to comment.

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