Soaps Shocker: Y&R Fires Michael Muhney

Michael Muhney Leaving Y&RWorst. Christmas. Present. Ever.

The Young and the Restless‘ Michael Muhney, who has played Adam Newman for nearly six years, has been let go from the CBS soap, TVLine has confirmed.

Muhney broke the news on Twitter Tuesday, telling fans, “It breaks my heart to say this, but I was just let go from Y&R. My last day on the set is this Thursday.”

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The Veronica Mars vet, whose final episode will air on Jan. 30, went on to say, “I’m going to take some private time with my wife & kids, as I am most concerned for their well-being… I have 3 final episodes to film, and because they are my last, I will be giving it everything I have.”

A CBS rep declined to comment.

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