CBS ‘The Young and the Restless’ Spoilers: Melissa Claire Egan (Chelsea Newman) Honors The Man, The Myth And The Legend – Eric Braeden (Victor Newman)

CBS ‘The Young and the Restless’ (Y&R) spoilers indicate that Melissa Claire Egan (Chelsea Newman) is honoring the man, the myth and the legend. Of course, there is only one man that we are talking about: Eric Braeden! The actor will soon be marking a huge milestone. He has been playing Victor Newman on the hit CBS soap for 40 years now. Here’s what you need to know.

Sharing an adorable photo of her and Eric together behind the scenes, Melissa captioned her photo with, “Love this man! An icon, but also one of the most hysterical people around. I’m lucky I get to work with him. Happy 40th Anniversary Eric Braeden! #YR@ericbraedengudegast.”

CBS ‘The Young and the Restless’ Spoilers: Star Melissa Claire Egan Honors The Man, The Myth And The Legend

It didn’t take very long for Melissa’s fans to respond to the pic. Quite a few of them left comments such as, “Happy 40th Eric! We love Victor Newman!!!! Cheers to him and love you both,” along with, “Wow, lovely photo. I love him too and I love watching The Young and the Restless. Love you both.” Another fan wrote, “My two favorites!!! What a beautiful picture. Keep the drama coming because I am loving every second of it. No one beats the Newman family. Here’s hoping that Victor Newman continues to reign for many years to come.”

With that said, we have a feeling that Eric Braden’s upcoming 40th anniversary celebrations are going to be epic. If there’s one thing that we already know, it’s that the cast and crew of ‘Young and the Restless’ certainly know how to party! Plus, if there’s one man worth celebrating, it’s definitely Eric Braeden. He has done a phenomenal job portraying Victor Newman throughout the years like none other. It’s no wonder he has so many fans from all over the world!

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