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Michael Muhney: Fired from The Young and the Restless!

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The Young and the Restless just placed casting coal in the stockings of many fans this holiday season.

Michael Muhney, who has starred on the CBS soap opera for almost six years as Adam Newman, Tweeted yesterday that he's been fired from the daytime drama.

"It breaks my heart to say this, but I was just let go from Y&R," the actor wrote. "My last day on the set is this Thursday.”

Michael Muhney on The Young and the Restless

Muhney, whose final installment will air January 30, added:

“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.”

CBS is yet to comment on the dismissal.

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Please go to Facebook Page Don't Fire Michael Muhney and join our ceusade to get this actor back on the show. The preoduction team has been on a rampage lately, changing story lines,killing children off and letting go beloved actors. Enough is enough! If they want to cancel the show then they should just do it, instead of slowly destroying it without any regard for the loyal fans.

@ AnnieLa

Will you inbox me this site, please..I will join

@ AnnieLa

Y & R just gave me back an hour of my day. I will no longer watch. Phyllis, Billy, and now the only reason left to watch, Michael all gone??? Who cares about the boring Newmans??