Ex-Y&R Showrunner Maria Arena Bell: "I Had NOTHING to do With The Way They Are Resolving These Stories"
In case you missed the memo, former The Young and the Restless showrunner Maria Arena Bell wants viewers to know she has nothing to do with how her storylines are being wrapped up. According to Soap Opera Digest, the axed EP wrote on her Facebook page:
To any Y and R viewers who read my Facebook page... I had NOTHING to do with the way they are resolving these stories. Despite my name still being on the show— which it should not be — I did not intend to have Phyllis trial end with charges being dropped or any of these other story lines now playing. I am no longer a part of this show in ANY way, folks. It's all the new guys.
Wait, she's not responsible for the way current storylines are being smartly wrapped up, but she admits to greenlighting Victor (Eric Braeden) marrying Sharon (Sharon Case), Kevin (Greg Rikaart) becoming a chipmunk bankrobber, Skye dying in a volanco, people being poisoned by crop dusters... Okay then. Just so long as we're clear on things!