Y&R's Eileen Davidson on Engen's Exit: "When the Writing got better, That’s When Chris Became Unhappy!By Jillian Bowe on June 10, 2009
TVG: Chris Engen dressing up as Sabrina was one of those watercooler moments soaps used to deliver. What was it like to lose Chris in the middle of this breakout storyline?
ED: Chris is terrific as Adam. I love Chris and I think he’s a great person. Everybody has his or her own demons, choices and process. I can’t judge his decision because it was a personal one. I can say I love working with [recast] Michael Muhney. He’s a terrific actor. Though Chris and Michael are very different actors, so we’ll see. As for Chris, he really nailed this character. Chris’ all-American looks add another layer to this story: he looks like he regrets being so evil, but he can’t help himself. When Chris told me he was leaving, I told him he really accomplished something by being so likable playing this villain. For someone like me who is playing a heroine on this show, I would give my eyeballs and teeth to play a character like Adam Newman.
TVG: When the writing got better, Chris really began flourishing in the role … READ MORE
ED: That’s the ironic part: When the writing got better, that’s when Chris became unhappy!
Ok, this may be the creepiest The Young and the Restless screencap I've done over the past two years. When Ashley's mental image of Sabrina morphed into the real-life image of Adam (Chris Engen) dressed as Sabrina, wearing a black wig and sporting a 10 pm shadow chills went up and down my spine. The timing of thunder and lightening as Ashley realized it was Adam and not Sabrina was soaptastic. This storyline just keeps getting better and better. What did you think of today's creepy scene? More pictures after the jump. READ MORE
Is "The Beauty" starting to crack up? Certainly looks that when when some freaky things take place on The Young and the Restless.*SPOILER ALERT!* While Ashley's (Eileen Davidson) taking a stroll on the Newman ranch, she hears a child crying and she starts frantically searching for it. Ash yells for Victor (Eric Braeden) and tells him about what she hears but The Black Knight doesn't hear anything at all. Ashley keeps firm on what she heard and feels upset and touchy because of her past mental breakdowns. Victor discusses with Olivia (Tonya Lee Williams) the off chance of her losing their baby and what would happen to Ashley's state of mind if she had yet another miscarriage. When Ashley chats with them she assures them both if something starts to to be amiss she will let them know all about it asap. READ MORE