‘Young and the Restless’ News: Michael Muhney Defends Hunter King

Young and the Restless‘ Michael Muhney ex Adam Newman is asking for fans to stop the hate on ex-co star Hunter King. King’s twitter has been barraged with angry Muhney fans who felt he was unjustly fired from the daytime soap.

CBS hired Michael Muhney in 2009 and fired him in 2014. Muhney played the dastardly Adam Newman. Muhney was a force to be reckoned with as Adam Newman. He was greatly missed by fans and still is. Fans started petitions to bring Muhney back and the petitions are still circulating.

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Muhney has lots of fan support on Twitter and Facebook, Mal Young gets tweeted almost every day asking for Muhney to return as Adam. Just recently Muhney tweeted in defense of Hunter King, who most recently was brought back to the popular daytime soap. He tweeted:
People sending hateful tweets to about me must STOP. That internet rumor was FALSE. It never happened. She NEVER made those accusations. She’s a talented actress, let her do her job without this nonsense. Spread love, not hate. ❤️   

At the time of his firing, Jill Farren Phelps was the executive producer at the Young and the Restless and reports were she and Muhney did not get along. But to be fair Phelps also fired the talented Billy Miller. Miller has gone on to ABC’s General Hospital.
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TMZ reported at the time was that Muhney touched Hunter King’s breasts. The actress never came out and said they were not true and still has not denied the allegations,  she went on to win a Daytime Emmy for that year.
The problem with Mal Young ever hiring him back to the popular soap is  CBS supposedly fired him for being inappropriate with Hunter King (Summer Newman) and it is a charge he has denied adamantly for years. The #Metoo movement would not look too kindly on CBS bringing the popular actor back innocent or not.

Michael has gone on to do a few made for TV movies as well as a few other projects like ABC’s The Good Doctor.  His greatest passion is his family and cycling. Muhney keeps very busy bicycling all over the world keeping fans updated via Twitter.
This article is not saying who is guilty or innocent just reporting the news as is. Regardless of what the problem was Muhney obviously has no hard feelings and wants his fans to spread love not hate.
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