The Young And The Restless fans who have been keeping up with the show know that Robert Newman has replaced Richard Burgi, who played the character of Ashland on the CBS soap. TV Season & Spoilers recently reported how graciously Burgi left the show, and now Robert Newman is all set to take the role of Ashland Locke.
Robert also decided to talk about his excitement about stepping into the show with all his fans and supporters. He took onto his Facebook to share a grateful message. He thanked everyone for their wishes on this new character.
A little birdie told us that fans will see Robert Newman as The Young And The Restless’s Ashland sooner than we expected. As per Soap Opera Digest, the actor’s first airdate will be February 9, 2022, i.e. Wednesday. Soap Opera fans might know Robert from Guiding Light. He played the role of Josh Lewis on the show.
Robert is no stranger to the world of daytime drama soap operas. He also played a minor role in Santa Barbara and General Hospital too. So, it is just this week until we see a new Ashland in Genoa City. Newman indeed is a great actor and it will be fun to watch him in action.
Burgi being let go from the show certainly wasn’t something we wanted or had thought of, but now we hope Robert settles in Genoa City fast. As for Richard Burgi, he recently took to his Instagram to share how he is looking forward to new and good things coming for him. He posted a picture with his wife thanking all his fans with the hashtag #Godhasaplanforyou. Burgi is a phenomenal actor, and we wish him lots of good wishes for his future endeavors.
Back at Robert Newman, he is a great actor with phenomenal acting caliber. Viewers are excited to see what he brings to the table. He will be seen on February 9, 2022, and immediately become a part of the interesting storyline that is surrounding Ashland Locke on The Young And The Restless. The probable storyline around Ashland Locke in the coming weeks might be about Victor finding out about his fake illness.
This could lead to his questionable future in Genoa city, and it could also end his marriage with Victoria. Given the circumstances, Victor is also sending Michael to Peru to investigate more on his miraculous recovery. The rumors have it that Ashland will also have more issues with the Newmans too after his secrets are revealed.
Tell us in the comments below, How excited are you to see Robert Newman as the new Ashland? Also, tell us about the possible storyline that viewers might see in the upcoming days. Until then, stay tuned. The Young And The Restless airs on CBS all weekdays.