‘The Young and the Restless’ Spoilers: Melody Thomas Scott (Nikki Newman) Explains Why She Turned Down Playboy

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‘The Young and the Restless’ (Y&R) spoilers finds that star Melody Thomas Scott (Nikki Newman) recently opened up about why she turned down a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to pose naked in the pages of Playboy magazine. Here’s what she has to say.

Speaking to Fox News in a new interview, opened up about how she was offered to be in Playboy at the age of 46. When asked if she was ever tempted to do it, Melody responded with, “ Never. The Playboy offer came so out of the blue.

‘The Young and the Restless’ Spoilers: Star Melody Thomas Scott Explains Why She Turned Down Playboy

I knew that I was not going to accept it, but it was such an iconic thing to be asked. I took the meeting at Sunset in their very famous offices. We talked. I had no intention of doing it, but I wanted to take the meeting just to say that I did.”

Melody also opened up about her least favorite storyline for her character, Nikki Newman. Believe it or not, Melody says that it was Nikki’s stripper saga.

Melody says there was a good reason why she didn’t feel comfortable with the storyline. She said, “At that time, they had Nikki stripping. I think it was 1981. Nobody had seen anything like this on television. I just felt that I didn’t have the natural fluidity to it. I didn’t feel sexy. I didn’t feel that inherent sexiness that I think Nikki needed in order to pull [this] off several times a week. We would do all these different stripteases. They would bring in choreographers to make me look as good as I could, but I didn’t feel that I was very good. I didn’t have to confidence to [keep] doing it.”

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