TVLine Items: Young and the Restless Star Fired, The Choice Unveils Celeb Dates and More!
The Young and the Restless is shaking things up.
Eileen Davidson, who has played Ashley Abbott on and off since 1986, has been let go by the CBS soap.
“Last week I lost my childcare. This week I lost my job!” the actress tweeted Wednesday morning. “It all works out because I don’t need a babysitter if I’m not working. #beingpositive”
Meanwhile, EW.com reports that Brett Butler (Grace Under Fire) will guest-star this June in two episodes as a bound-to-be nosy neighbor of Doug Davidson’s Paul.
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• Fox has unveiled the identities of the celebs taking part in its upcoming dating series The Choice (premiering June 7) — and oh what a motley crew they are! The men include Jersey Shore guys Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino and Pauly D, model Tyson Beckford, musician Joe Jonas, erstwhile Superman Dean Cain, reality TV vet Rob Kardashian, celebrity chef Rocco DiSpirito, General Hospital‘s Jason Cook and American Idol alum Taylor Hicks. Meanwhile, the female stars looking for “love” are Carmen Electra, Playmate Hope Dworaczyk, beauty queen Rima Fakih and actress Sophie Monk.
• Emma Stone, Andrew Garfield, Kristen Stewart, Chris Hemsworth, Charlize Theron, Michael Fassbender, Mila Kunis and Mark Wahlberg will present at the 2012 MTV Movie Awards on June 3.
• Burn Notice fans, starting today you can vote on Season 6′s new opening titles here!
• A&E has picked up Southie Rules, a reality series following a stubborn native South Boston family as they battle the relentless gentrification of their neighborhood.
• WE tv has renewed the unscripted series Mary Mary for a 10-episode second season.
• VH1′s Mob Wives has been renewed for a third season premiering in early 2013, per Deadline.
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