Two weeks ago we first reported Michael Mealor was planning to exit The Young and the Restless. Y&R viewers loved knowing this meant Kyle Abbott (Michael Mealor) and Summer Newman (Hunter King) could be together. But, it would be disappointing to see this couple exit.
Just yesterday, Michael Mealor took to Instagram to break his silence and issue a statement on his character Kyle Abbott’s exit from Y&R. Curious what he had to say in his official statement? Keep reading.
Rumors of Michael Mealor and Hunter King’s exits from Y&R swirled for weeks
Rumors of Michael Mealor and Hunter King exiting Young & Restless have been swirling for a few weeks. Unfortunately, according to Soaps in Depth, it appears as if there was a stall in renewing their contracts. Unsurprisingly, both Hunter and Michael had nothing to say about the rumors.
The actor confirms his exit, issues a statement
Just a little over a day ago, however, Michael Mealor broke his silence. He issued a statement on both Instagram and Twitter. His statement confirmed he was leaving Young & Restless.
“In true Chanccomm fashion, Uncle Billy broke the news first…..my time as we know it on The Young and the Restless is coming to a close.” He penned at the beginning of his statement on Instagram.
The last three and a half years has been a truly humbling and life changing experience. I wouldn’t have been here this long without the love and support y’all have shown me throughout every inch of this ride!”
He concluded: “Thank you @youngandrestlesscbs, @cbstv and @sony for trusting me with this incredible character. Thank you for allowing me to be your Kyle Abbott. So much love to each and every one of you!”
Hunter King has yet to speak out or confirm her exit from The Young and the Restless. But, Y&R viewers know her character has already been written out of the story.
Are you bummed to see Kyle Abbott (Michael Mealor) and Summer Newman (Hunter King) exit The Young and the Restless? What did you think of Michael Mealor’s official statement on Instagram? Share your thoughts with us in the comments. And, keep coming back to TvShowsAce for the latest on Y&R.
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