The Young and the Restless star Eric Braeden (Victor Newman) shared devastating news about the LA fires and his family. We’ve already posted updates on other Y&R actors hit by the awful wildfires blowing through California and now we know another of your favorite CBS soap actors was struck by a loss in the wake of this epic disaster. Here are the details.
Eric Braeden Family Suffers in LA Wildfires
Eric Braeden wrote that his granddaughter’s house was ravaged by the flames. He shared a photo and you can see below that it was a total loss. Braeden’s co-star Tracy E Bregman (Lauren Baldwin) also lost her home to the fires. She’s traveling to spend the holidays in Atlanta with her friends Todd Chrisley and Julie Chrisley (Chrisley Knows Best). From there she’ll head to Nashville where she has another home.
Young and the Restless actress Eileen Davidson (Ashley Abbott) feared she lost her home but did not. Part of her property was destroyed, though. Tracey E Bregman’s Malibu home was burned to ash and these are just a few of the many losses. In one Malibu neighborhood alone, fire consumed more than 15 homes. The losses are incalculable.
Young and the Restless: Eric Braeden Chats with Fans About Loss
After sharing the photo on Twitter, the Y&R actor shared condolences with fans and commenters. Eric Braeden replied back and forth with fans to discuss the after-effects of the fire and share his feelings. Eric Braeden’s only child is Christian Gudegast (Braeden’s real last name – it’s German!). The house that burned belongs to Christian’s ex-wife.
There are pics of Braeden’s granddaughters and the burned home in the slideshow above.
Fans asked Eric Braeden what he meant since all of his grandchildren are little. Their names are Tatiana, Oxana, and Anjelica. The Young and the Restless actor was quick to clarify. The home that he showed belongs to “My former daughter-in-law’s and thus my eldest granddaughter’s house!”.
So long as news of the devastation in Malibu keeps breaking, Soap Dirt will keep providing updates. Meanwhile, Eric Braeden is back to work at the CBS soap and promise a hot new plot for Victor Newman’s return.
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