‘Young and the Restless’ Spoilers: Anita Lawson’s Back – What You Need to Know

Young and the Restless spoilers promise that Anita Lawson‘s (Catherine Bach) is back to Genoa City August 8. No doubt, she returns for Chelsea Newman (Melissa Claire Egan). Her daughter’s in a mess after the death of Calvin Boudreau (John Burke). Just because the coroner said it was a heart attack doesn’t mean that her troubles are over. Someone else follows from Louisiana soon and corners Chelsea about Calvin’s death. So, Anita may be back in the aftermath on Y&R on CBS.

Young and the Restless: Anita Lawson’s Always There for Chelsea Newman

Y&R spoilers remind that Anita Lawson is always there for her daughter Chelsea Newman. She stood by her when her world crumbled when Chelsea’s husband Adam Newman (then Michael Muhney) was arrested for the hit and run accident that killed daughter Delia Abbott (Sophie Pollono). Chelsea was devastated when the cops hauled Adam away.

Not only was she losing her husband, but Connor Newman (Gadbois Twins) was recovering from a cornea transplant to save his sight. Anita Lawson stepped in to support Chelsea in every way. So, she moved in with Chelsea then stayed with the couple to help with her grandson and support her daughter on Young and the Restless.

Y&R: Anita and Chelsea’s Grifting Past

Young and the Restless shows that no matter how much Anita Lawson does or doesn’t change from her grifting roots, she is never going to be one who believes that love makes the world go round. Anita’s a realist. She understands that money is what turns heads and gets things done. Plus, since she raised her as a single mom since her baby daddy denied his paternity for a long time.

She drilled that into her daughter Chelsea Newman, and for years both were all about scams and stealing other people’s money.  Chelsea blames Anita for the hard childhood she experienced, always running from town to town and from one con to the next. Chelsea wanted better for herself and her children. She had it, then fall back into her old ways on Young and the Restless before she left town.

Young and the Restless: Anita Lawson Will Protect Her Daughter and Grandkids at all Costs

Y&R spoilers remind that although Anita Lawson is a consummate con woman, she loves her daughter and grandchildren and will do absolutely anything to make sure that they are safe and happy. Anita always watched over Chelsea and her grandson Connor. She lied to Adam about Connor’s paternity when Chelsea was first pregnant.

She went along with her daughter’s story that the baby was Dylan McAvoy’s (Steve Burton). Although Anita thought Adam would have been a better father, she trusted that Chelsea knew best since she had inside info on the guy that her mom didn’t. Chelsea realized Adam could be controlling and dark, reminds Young and the Restless history.

 

Y&R: What Does Chelsea Need From Her Mom Now?

At every turn on Young and the Restless, when Chelsea Newman needed her scheming mama, Anita Lawson was there. So, she’s back to GC soon and that means trouble’s brewing for her daughter. Whether it’s Adam trying to snatch Connor from her. Or fallout from her husband Calvin’s untimely death, you can be sure that Anita’s got Chelsea’s back.

Y&R fans know there isn’t much Anita won’t do for her daughter. In fact, there’s even a chance that Anita’s somehow linked to Calvin’s mysterious heart attack. Either way, we’ll find out soon because Anita hits town in just a couple of weeks to help out Chelsea Newman. So, keep an eye on the CBS sudser to see what happens next.

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Linda Rosen

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