Young and the Restless spoilers report Alice Hunter filmed her last scenes on Y&R as Kerry Johnson. Once Kerry arrived in Genoa City in October 2018, she started a romance with Jack Abbott (Peter Bergman) almost immediately. Her last episode will air in few weeks.
Remember, Kerry was one of the many new faces brought to Y&R by Mal Young. She could also be the first of many of his additions on the way out the door as new leadership takes over at the long-running and beloved CBS soap.
Young and the Restless: Alice Hunter Exits as Kerry Johnson
Alice Hunter recently posted on Twitter that she filmed final scenes as Kerry Johnson. Her character is taking an “indefinite hiatus”. Meanwhile, Alice Hunter’s Y&R co-stars threw her a surprise going away party to wish her luck in the future.
Young and the Restless fans will recall Kerry landed in town just as Ashley Abbott (Eileen Davidson) left Jabot. Her arrival helped Phyllis Abbott (Gina Tognoni) grab the CEO position away from the Abbott family.
To all asking – yes, Kerry is taking an indefinite hiatus. She earns it though ? you’ll see soon enough. I LOVE the arc, even if I’m sad to leave. And yes, a bunch of #YR cast & crew surprised me Friday and it was something I’ll never forget ?? https://t.co/hQ4M9AiQTT
— Alice Hunter (@itsalicehunter) March 5, 2019
While Alice Hunter was a daytime newcomer, she previously appeared on both the small and big screen in Another Period (2013), House of Lies (2012) and Girl House (2014). There is no information on Alice Hunter’s future plans. However, perhaps she built a fan base from Y&R viewers.
Kerry Johnson Betrays Jack on Young and the Restless
Phyllis is deeply involved in the JT Hellstrom (Thad Luckinbill) murder trial. So, Jack and Billy Abbott (Jason Thompson) decided the time is right to take back Jabot. Both agreed Kerry Johnson is the perfect person to help them. The big question remaining is – will Kerry betray Phyllis?
Kerry and Ashley Partners All Along on Y&R?
Jack and Kerry Johnson overcame several obstacles in their relationship on the Young and the Restless. But will Kerry turn on her boss and friend Phyllis to help her boyfriend Jack get what he wants? Or Kerry might refuse and wind up leaving town because she refused to help Jack.
Also, her exit might tie to Ashley Abbott’s Y&R return. Kerry’s departure might tie to all those shady phone calls and texts — perhaps she was working with Ashley all along. Ashley is back March 28-29. The timing is right to align with Kerry’s exit. If they are working together, Jack will be furious.
Thank you for such a nice welcome back. ??? pic.twitter.com/DIraczbH2i
— Doug Davidson (@DougDavidsonYR) March 5, 2019
Mal Young’s Young and the Restless Reign Officially Ends
Social media has blown-up with fan’s unhappy comments about Mal Young’s changes to the Y&R. One of the biggest complaints has been the influx of new characters at the expense of seasoned veterans. Now that Mal is gone, Doug Davidson is returning to the role of Paul Williams which he has had for over 40 years on Young and the Restless
So, Alice Hunter’s departure could signal the start of a gradual exodus of other new cast members that many viewers want to see gone. New Head Writer Josh Griffith is taking charge and closing down the ragging JT storyline at last. So, keep an eye on Y&R for Kerry Johnson’s exit and other changes as the new regime takes hold at CBS daytime.
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