The Young and the Restless spoilers relate that Michelle Stafford is returning to her roots. The beautiful brunette is coming back to The Young and the Restless as the new Phyllis Summers. The actress will be taking over from Gina Tognoni, who was let go from the role earlier this month. Michelle previously left The Young and the Restless back in 2013 after 16 years with the soap.
The Young and the Restless Spoilers: What You Need To Know About Michelle Stafford Making Her Debut As New Phyllis – Gina Tognoni Exits Genoa City
According to reports, Michelle’s contract with General Hospital will end in May. Once she is done filming in Port Charles, she will transition to The Young and the Restless. Producers of the highly-rated soap have made no comments about Michelle’s first air date but seeing how many soap stars take their summer breaks then, there’s a good chance that fans might not see Michelle as Phyllis until much later in the summer. We will definitely update you with a debut date once it becomes available.
Now as far as what will happen to Michelle’s character Nina Reeves on General Hospital remains to be seen. So far producers for the hit show have made no comments on whether or not the role will be recast or if they plan on just fading the character away. Either way, a lot of Michelle’s co-stars at General Hospital expressed their sadness over seeing the actress leave Port Charles. A lot of fans have even suggested that Gina could possibly take over Michelle’s role of Nina. That’s actually not a bad idea, right? When it comes to the world of soaps, anything can happen!
So far Michelle herself has made no comments about the transition. Gina, meanwhile, shared a message on her Instagram account and stated that she will definitely miss working in Genoa City and that she will also miss her The Young and the Restless family.
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