The much-anticipated memoir of renowned actress Melody Thomas Scott now has a release date. She plays Nikki Newman on The Young and the Restless. Not only that, but the Y&R actress’s memoir is also available for pre-order right now.
Melody Thomas Scott has famously played the role of Nikki Newman on The Young and the Restless for 40 years. Melody’s memoir, Always Young and Restless is set to release on July 14. What can we expect from the memoir?
Always Young and Restless outlines Y&R star Melody Thomas Scott’s life and career
Up until recently, Melody Thomas Scott, who plays Nikki Newman on The Young and the Restless, has kept her private life to herself. While Melody has spent 60+ years in the entertainment industry, she wanted to keep her personal life “well behind the scenes.”
As Scott told TV Insider, that has all changed. She said she is now ready to share her “stories of survival and success” that have made her who she is today. In the memoir, Melody reveals many surprising and intimate truths. These are about her upbringing, as well as her many years in the entertainment industry. This is especially so in her role as Nikki Newman on Y&R, a role that has garnered her many fans.
Who is Melody Thomas Scott?
Melody admits that in real life, she is nothing like her character Nikki Newman. However, there has been plenty of drama in her personal life, along with many catastrophes, sorrow and heartbreak.
Her character, Nikki Newman grew from being a stripper to a heroine, but Melody’s journeys through life have also been troubled. Melody was brought up by her cruel, hoarder grandmother, who acted as her tough manager. Like many others in the industry, she went on to suffer abuse at the hands of men in the TV and film industry.
While managing to grow her career under difficult circumstances, Melody went on to act in a number of feature films. She starred with the likes of Clint Eastwood and Alfred Hitchcock. As Scott went on to finally take control of her own life, she moved on to The Young and the Restless. She is still there after 40 years.
Always Young and Restless is about Melody’s life on- and off-screen
In the memoir, Melody reveals plenty of juicy details of her life both on and off the Y&R set. She tells us what it is like to be a part of the soap’s most successful couple, Niktor.
Fans can learn a lot about Melody’s time with The Young and the Restless. However, they can also read about the actress’s personal path to healing. It’s all about real love and family in the life of the soap opera star.
Always Young and Restless will be released on July 14, 2020. The book can be pre-ordered on Amazon right now.
Update it is now coming out July 14.