Julia Pace Mitchell Bumped to Recurring at Young and Restless

Have Jill Farren Phelps and Josh Griffith started to quietly clean house at The Young and the RestlessCBS Soaps In Depth is reporting Julia Pace Mitchell (Sofia) has been placed on recurring. It seems as though Mitchell's change in status was first revealed during the sudser's credits. Mitchell confirmed the details to the magazine stating:

I'm so happy to be here. Every time I come to work, I'm excited to see Jeanne [Cooper, Katherine] and Stephen [Nichols, Tucker] work. This show has changed my whole life. It's really cool. These are some of the hardest working actors in show business.

Stephen Nichols and Julia Pace Mitchell Support P.S. Arts Evening of Modernism

The Young and the Restless’ Stephen Nichols and Julia Pace Mitchell were among the celebrities who attended the P.S. Arts Evening of Modernism at Barker Hanger on May 4. Y&R guest star Catherine Bach and Modern Family’s Julie Bowen also popped up at the benefit in Santa Monica. 

The P.S. Arts “works to educate and empower classroom teachers through arts-related workshops that demonstrate how to integrate creative expression and the arts into core academic subjects.”

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Y&R’s Julia Pace Mitchell Gets Engaged

Congratulations are in order for The Young and the Restless star Julia Pace Mitchell.  According to Essence.com, her boyfriend Stephen L. Hightower proposed to Mitchell over the recent holiday weekend, after accidently texting a picture of the ring to her instead of his sister.

“Stephen came running in the door after texting me a photo of the ring,” Julia says. “He dropped to one knee and said, ‘I was trying to find the perfect moment but every moment is perfect with you. Will you marry me, please?’ I was overwhelmed with joy, I immediately yelled ‘YES!’ and jumped around thanking God! I had a wave of joy, and then came tears and a sense of calm and comfort.