Young and the Restless leaks from behind the scenes say we may see Nick Newman (Joshua Morrow) back with Chelsea Newman (Melissa Claire Egan) – at least for a minute. The inside info promises shakeups come once shooting resumes, and it may be about Phick and Chadam.
The source offered tidbits of significant changes afoot – and that was pre-quarantine. Now, the lockdown gives the writers (and powers that be at CBS daytime) more time to gauge feedback, ratings, and swerve in a way that could bring back Y&R fans. Check it out.
Young and the Restless Leaker Says Actor no Fan of Nick Newman’s Phick Romance
We already reported from the inside CBS source that Joshua’s not into the Nick Newman and Phyllis Summers (Michelle Stafford) romance. And, he reportedly didn’t want Nick back with Sharon Newman (Sharon Case) either.
However, with Young and the Restless paying top-dollar to steal Stafford from General Hospital, they wanted a big splashy romance. And the source says the actress didn’t want Phyllis back with Jack Abbott (Peter Bergman). She preferred Nick Newman with Phyllis.
Our source says he wanted Nick with Chelsea Newman. At first, Young and the Restless gave her what she wanted. So, Nick reunited with Red. However, the lockdown changed things, our leaker says. Wait to see if Nick Newman gets a shot with Chelsea – and if there’s a change in writers.
Showrunner Change at Y&R Again While in Lockdown?
Persistent rumors leaking from the Young and the Restless set are that Josh Griffith has one foot out the door and could exit soon. The latest intel says Y&R may axe him during the shutdown – or right after – to give the CBS soap some continuity as it resumes.
With many fans giving thumbs down on Griffith’s storylines, this wouldn’t be surprising. Young and the Restless seems to turn over its top staff every few years. Jill Farren Phelps lasted four years, and Mal Young less than three. Chuck Pratt didn’t even make it to two years.
So, it would be two years this December that Griffith took over on Young and the Restless for Mal Young. Now, the question is, will he make it to that milestone or be gone sooner? For now, one of the two big shakeups expected is Nick Newman, Chelsea Newman, Adam, and Phyllis. But there’s more, says the source.
Chadam Strong Now on Young and the Restless – Will They Break?
For now, Y&R storylines have Chelsea Newman happy with Adam Newman (Mark Grossman). However, things can change in a moment. However, actor preference doesn’t drive writing. So, while the Nick Newman actor may prefer a plot with Chelsea Newman, showrunners do what they want.
However, the source leaked a Young and the Restless spoilers twist that Adam and Chelsea Newman wouldn’t marry. They said they’d seen a script that Chelsea Newman cheated with Nick Newman before the wedding and blew up things. That aligns with what Nick did before he met Sharon at the altar.
Now, with Young and the Restless production on hold, and writer changes rumored, maybe they’ll scrap that leaked script and go in another direction. For now, if you’re a Phick or Chadam fan, hold onto your seats. This quarantine shutdown could change everything.
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