‘The Young and the Restless’ Says Goodbye To Eileen Davidson

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The Young and the Restless Says Goodbye To Eileen Davidson (Ashley Abbott) 

News broke of The Young and the Restless start Eileen Davidson (Ashley Abbott) leaving the show after being on the show off and on for thirty-six years. Davidson said that she is completely done in several interviews. The writers have said that she can come back for guest appearances if she would like, and we all know that departing characters very seldom depart for ever. But, this might be different: Davidson is not planning on coming back anytime soon. Her last episode is slated for October 29.

Eileen Davidson’s beginnings on ‘Y&R’

Davidson began her role on Y&R as Ashley in 1982 and she has been in over 1500 episodes on The Young and the Restless since then. Davidson quit in 1988, to go to Santa Barbara. Then in 1999 she returned to play Ashley Abbott once again. She was signed on to The Bold and The Beautiful in 2006 and made a name for herself on Y&R’s sister show. From 2012 to 2014, she went to Days of our Lives (DOOL), then came back home to Y&R in 2014, where she has stayed almost the rest of her time there.

Eileen Davidson and other Soaps

She has also appeared on three seasons of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.  The writers of Y&R have been rumored to say that Eileen’s last few episodes are going to be amazing and fans are going to get a treat. Davidson is leaving the show because she would like to spend more time with her family. We at Daily Soap Dish understand and wish her nothing but the best – family comes first, now and always!

The Young and the Restless final episodes for Ashley Abbott

The Emmy award-winning actress will be terribly missed by all her fans and the greater Soap Opera community at lard.  In recent interviews, Eileen promised fans that we have not seen the best of Ashley Abbott yet! She says that there is more drama and surprises in the next few episodes and tells the fans that they will be thrilled to see what’s coming next. In the last episodes, things will be heating up to a boil and there is craziness coming! Young and the Restless spoilers point to her alter ego coming into play before her departure.

You guys get ready for what may be some of the best episodes in Y&R history in the next few days! Buckle up! We are already in for a drama-packed week, so just what else could happen?

Eileen Davidson’s emotional farewell to The Young and the Restless and Ashley Abbott


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