CBS ‘The Young And The Restless’ (Y&R) spoilers finds that there’s no doubt that Billy Abbott has been an interesting character on the daytime drama. Since his beginning of the soap opera, Billy Abbott has been played by six different actors, including: David Tom, Ryan Brown, Scott Seymour, Billy Miller, Burgess Jenkins. Most recently, Billy Abbott has been played by Jason Thompson, who has added a unique flare to the character of Billy!
Billy’s character initially unfolded back in 1999, and there hasn’t been a quiet moment since. He has played both the villain and the beloved at different points on the show – most recently, falling into place as the beloved.
CBS ‘The Young And The Restless’ Spoilers: Goodbye Billy
There is often a considerable amount of drama surrounding Billy. Whether he is getting a little too drunk, gambling away all of his money, entering and re-entering prison, or rekindling romance with one of his many ex-flames, he is never a boring character for fans of the show – though many don’t seem to agree with all of his questionable decisions. One of his most recent disappearances was due to his incarceration in a foreign prison! Never a dull moment on ‘Young and The Restless’. Through different plots and actor hires, Billy can be seen weaving in and out of the show’s scripts. Sometimes we go months without knowing if Billy will ever reappear – and if he does, who will be playing this intense character?
In recent months, Billy Abbott has found a comfortable life alongside Victoria Newman, long time flame and sister of Nick Newman. Billy took over Jabot and seemed to slowly spiral within his new position as the company head. After finally admitting his dissatisfaction, fans are questioning: Is Billy leaving the show? It wouldn’t be a complete surprise if Billy left his long-standing, tumultuous relationship with Victoria Newman. With Jabot being at stake now, who is going to take over and run the company successfully?
Whether you love or hate Billy Abbott, it’s likely that you can admit that his character brings an interesting spice to ‘Young and The Restless’. We can only hope that if he does leave the show, it’s only temporary – and we can assume that if he comes back, there will be some addiction-fueled story to come back with him. If Billy Abbott’s character comes to a close, would you be disappointed? Who are you rooting Victoria Newman to move onto if Billy does, in fact, disappear?