Recently axed The Young and the Restless star David Tom is opening up about his brief return stint on the show. In an interview with CBS Soaps In Depth, Tom revealed how his firing came as a shock to all. According to Tom:
I think I was definitely well-liked there. As far as I knew, nobody knew about this. Not even the cast.
Tom also discussed what the reason was why Y&R let him go after assuming the role Feb. 3. Tom stated:
One of the reasons they said they let me go is that I obviously looked too young when they placed me with [the new] Kelly [Cady McClain]. Well, she was hired after I was. I don’t understand why they didn’t think about that [when they were casting her]. We don’t really have a storyline [anyway]; She’s with Jack. I thought I looked fine with Missy [Claire Egan, Chelsea]. I really loved working with her.