Swoontastic: My Favorite Y&R Couple Makes the Cover of CBS Soaps In Depth!




While my crabby pants cohorts have yet to be seduced by the majesty that is Villy, I won't let them diminish the immense pleasure I feel seeing my current, fave CBS soap couple on the cover of this week's CBS Soaps In Depth. Billy and Victoria (Billy Miller and Amelia Heinle) are so scrumptious together, I want to sop them up with a low carb biscuit!
 
It's so nice to have some reason to say something kind about The Young and the Restless for a change. Check out the teaser blurb below previewing Villy's wedding, where that stinky, old Victor (Eric Braeden) tries to eff up the best love story Genoa City has going!

THE YOUNG & THE RESTLESS’ Victoria will forever remember her wedding day — but for all the wrong reasons: Daddy Dearest was responsible for her arrest! Will she ever be able to forgive her father? And what will Victor do when he realizes that his stunt didn’t even prevent his daughter from marrying that rogue, Billy Abbott?

Only CBS Soaps In Depth has all the details of Victoria’s fury and Victor’s next move! Plus, Y&R’s Christian Jules LeBlanc (Michael) takes us on a tour of his hometown of New Orleans, and THE BOLD & THE BEAUTIFUL’s Adrienne Frantz talks about bringing back Amber’s wild ways. And AS THE WORLD TURNS fans won’t want to miss the first part of our farewell tribute, because we’ve rounded up the stars of Oakdale Past to share their fondest memories! It’s all in the new CBS issue of Soaps In Depth, so pick it up today!


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YUCK! *THROWS UP*

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#Co-Sign

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Why are you throwing up Smitty?!

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Villy

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Love Billy Miller!

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Jamey, ITA, I've been loving this couple, they really seem to click. I also think AH's acting has greatly improved since they've removed her from her real life husbands "orbit". She seems to be enjoying this Villy matchup.

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I didn't realize you were a JT/Daniel fan.

Victoria and Billy are a disgusting couple, mostly because Victoria is played by an alien with no talent and no beauty. She can't act, there is nothing appealing about her. She is repulsive. Billy has slowly turned into a caricature.

Maybe I could have gotten behind this couple if the original actors were in the roles (Heather Tom and David-something), but these two have no chemistry and hog screen time from people who deserve it, thus ruining the show.

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Heather and David are brother and sister!
That woulda been icky...

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Yeah, the show would have never gone with Billy/Victoria with their original portrayers...

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Love Billy and Victoria. Loved everything about their wedding tho I STILL feel that it coulda been done a little more dramatically at the end with the arrest and all. But then again, the wonderful background scores are disappearing again...so meh...

As for the rest of Y&R...I'm really kinda enjoying it. And hopefully this Chance thing is over, so I can REALLY REALLY enjoy it, possibly LOVE it again.

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Ryan-Scott wrote:
Heather and David are brother and sister!
That woulda been icky...

Not really. The show could just not have shown kissing or sex scenes and just implied them instead like they did with Rafe and Adam's gay kissing/sex.

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Holy God, I didn't even realize till you guys mentioned it. Origional Vicky and Original Billy were REAL SIBLINGS!! BAAAHAHAAA!!

I freakishly fell in SWOON with Billy Miller when he was on AMC (turning various shades of red admitting that I used to watch that junk) and won't BASH Amelia, but I get what loathers are saying. THAT SAID.... Billy Miller's chem with EVERYYYYONE makes this a root worthy couple.

Cantchya just cut Amelia Heinle a little slack? Wipe the slate clean going forward... I love this coupling!

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Jon wrote:
Yeah, the show would have never gone with Billy/Victoria with their original portrayers...

ANOTHER reason to wish Heather and David Tom were still on this show!! Laughing out loud :D

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goyankees wrote:

Cantchya just cut Amelia Heinle a little slack? Wipe the slate clean going forward... I love this coupling!

No. The witch has been ruining the role of Victoria with her non-talent, no emotion, and lack of personal hygiene (and a hairbrush) for the last, what, 6 or 7 years now? She's AWFUL and she'd be the FIRST person I'd fire if I ran Y&R.

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I understand the remarks on the hair. The day she pranced around Billy's Double Wide looking like Cousin It was probably the scariest day I've watched since Sabrina was airing (please hold while I wretch) But I think the writers/hair dept was trying to convey "SHE'S QUIT NEWMAN, SHE'S OFF THE RANCH AND CANNOT AFFORD A FLAT IRON ANYMORE"

Peronally, Jason Driscoll is (was??) the biggest culprit of no talent. ( and I hate to be so rude, poor guy) but he'd try to be all bad ass and I'd LAUGH AND LAUGH AND LAUGH.

I look through Billy Miller colored glasses, so I don't loathe the Vicky many of you do. But the minute she cheats on Billy, she's DEAD TO ME!!! Smile

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Well it's been a while since I like a couple on Y&R and yes I like Villy.

I still think it would be even more fantastic with a talented actress instead of cousin it, but Billy Miller make her bearable!

This storyline is well written, do we know who is responsible?

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I tried to like Bacteria but watching FauxVictoria act like a 16 years-old isn't amusing to me. They're a good idea on paper but i haven't been convinced by the execution.

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Okay, this wedding was pretty damned good, but I found myself more intrigued by Chance's "death," coupled with Nina finding out that Ronan is her long lost baby boy.

The dress was a little too FROU FROU for me, and this whole ceremony was a little too 'saccharin.' I almost got a cavity from watching. I preferred the drunken Jamaican wedding. At least that wasn't contrived. Call me crazy, but I prefer non-traditional ceremonies where I don't walk away with a cavity from all the sappy melodramatic sentiments.

There were a few moments of golden comedy mixed in, but I simply was not BLOWN away. The supporting characters like Nikki, Deacon, Katherine, Jill and Mary Alice....(oops, I mean Phyllis!) were what REALLY made this wedding the most interesting. And that subtle flirting between Phillip and Rafe was so "blink and you missed it" that I am starting to wonder if the writers are even gonna take these two seriously, as a couple or as single characters.

And Amelia Heinle HAS been cut plenty of slack, despite the fact that she SUCKS----TPIC have kept her around for over 5 years, overlooking the elephant in the room, which probably has written across it's side "Who taught this chick how to act?"

Her scenes fall flat for me 95% of the time, and as I've said before, Billy Miller holds this pairing up on his broad shoulders EACH scene, EACH day!!!

And when she got arrested in the end, she couldn't even channel the proper emotion....it's almost like she was half asleep!!! What a horrible "performance."

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You are so right Jamey, Billy and Victoria are swoontastic for sure! I have never in my years of watching soaps have seen a couple have so much chemistry. I absolutely adore this couple. YR struck gold when they paired these two! I hope they keep them together for a long time. Smile

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I could not agree with you more Jamey!!! Billy and Victoria are not just my favorite current soap couple but they've become my alltime favorite soap couple! Amelia and Billy are just magical together. Maria Bell or whoever chose to pair them together is a genius for seeing the storyline potential and immense chemistry between the actors that so many fans have fallen in love with. Both Amelia and Billy deserve equal credit for this great pairing because it's their chemistry and acting partnership that has made the couple so irresistible. I'm so happy to see them both getting such great promotion and recognition from fans, critics, and the soap mags. Honestly I'm shocked at some of the nasty comments on here directed at a real life person not a character. I'm happy to be in such great company with yourself and the many, many fans who love and adore this couple and the actors!

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Swoontastic is right! I love, love, love did I mention love these two?! Most gorgeous and hottest couple ever that's for sure. I'll definitely be picking up a copy of this issue of SID. I was alternately crying and swooning yesterday at their vows. Billy Miller is the man, and Amelia Heinle is definitely the woman to match him. I love that Y&R is finally giving her some good material and she's been knocking it out of the park. I watch Y&R at work every day with a bunch of ladies and a couple guys, and the only thing we all agree on is that we all love this couple. Well that and we all hate this new Heather too lol.

Go Villy! Best thing in soaps right now!

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I think people like the "illy" part of the couple. If there's actually someone out there who likes Amelia Heinle, I feel sorry for them!

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I think the writing for this couple is pretty good, but the reason why I can't really root for them is because of Amelia Heinle. Like others have said, her acting is so stiff. She barely shows emotions and when she does she acts like she is at a Hannah Montana concert. This storyline would be great if Gina Tognoni was portraying Victoria. She should have said "yes" to Y&R.

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I love Billy and Amelia together and I agree with all of your comments Jamey. It has been a long while since I actually cared for a coupling on a soap and I love this one. To whomever decided to put these two together. Thank you very very much. I can actually enjoy following a soap couple again.

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GROSS! I just DO NOT like this couple. If Victoria were Abby's age maybe. But no matter how much MAB wants me to ignore history and age, I just can't!

I picture Victoria with Ryan McNeil and Cole Howard...not with Billy Abbott! Ten years ago, she was an executive at Newman's Brass and Sassy while he was in HIGH SCHOOL getting drunk, dating Britney while swooning after Mac.

I just can't forget about that!

Plus, Ameila Heinle is a HORRIBLE actress. No emotions. No strength. I cannot wait until FAKEtoria is off my screen!

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The dress was an actual copy of the one worn by Audrey Hepburn when she married in the 1950s/1960s in a movie. The show was supposed to be kind of "saccharine-sweet" because of Billy and Victoria's love of the 1950s/1960s sitcoms, "Leave it to Beaver," "Father Knows Best," "Make Room for Daddy," "The Brady Bunch" and others. Elinor Donahue (who played Judge Anderson) actually played Betty Anderson on "Father Knows Best," the show that Billy and Victoria watched and realized that they loved the same things in life...simplicity, kindness, family and the kind of life that used to be where all problems were solved in 30 minutes.

I actually thought that the wedding and the courtship have been quite nice, having grown up during those eras myself. Life WAS simpler, people seemed to be kinder and more loving, families were more important than TV, phones, jobs, nearly anything other than education or church. We took pride in our homes, our children, our church, our jobs, our lives, our country, and it seemed as though we lived an idyllic life of peace, kindness and sweetness.

Granted, that wasn't really true all the time, but it sure seemed to be, and definitely was moreso than today...

Y&R gave us a fantasy wedding and romance with Billy and Victoria. Some of us loved the whole thing, and are looking forward to them having a wonderful life together. Some of the fans hate them together, but then, some hated Phyllis and Nick, Sharon and Adam, Nikki and Victor...the list could go on and on. There are fans who will love Villy and those who won't. You don't have to jump on the bandwagon to enjoy the romance of the wedding, though, and that was lovely, even with vicious Victor's arrest of his own daughter.

How that storyline will play out now, considering she's Mrs. Billy Abbott now and not under Daddy-dearest's thumb, is something that I, personally, am looking forward to watching...

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AlistairCrane wrote:
I think people like the "illy" part of the couple. If there's actually someone out there who likes Amelia Heinle, I feel sorry for them!

The Amelia hate on this site is scary and it's sad that many Villy fans won't come here because of it. Luckily there's many other sites that don't allow an actress to be called an alien or a witch and there are plenty of Amelia fans everywhere online and offline. My whole work group that watches thinks she's fantastic and she was just voted the #6 favorite actress in daytime on another site so please don't speak for the 5 million fans that watch Y&R many of whom adore Amelia and love both parts that make up Villy. No need to feel sorry for us Smile

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THIS IS MY VICTORIA!Now those were the days!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_rL5znQMdG0

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-PQ59T74gDg&feature=related

Dear Maria,

Please get Mia off my screen. She needs to go back to Llanview.

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They should have killed off Victoria when Heather Tom left rather than recast her with someone as horrible as Amelia Heinous. Just get her off my screen, yuck!!

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Loved the wedding and love Villy! As soon as Victoria walked up the aisle to Billy, they started their great banter that first made me a fan. And, those vows! I think the wedding rocked, and the couple works, because BOTH actors work so well together and have amazing chemistry.