Just How Many People Knew About David Tom’s Young and Restless Firing Before He Did? Jillian Bowe June 2, 2014 CBS, News, Soap Opera, The Young and The Restless 16 Comments More stunning revelations are coming out following David Tom's (ex-Billy) firing at The Young and the Restless. Recently, Tom stated to CBS Soaps In Depth that, not only was he shocked about getting the axe, so were his former cast members. According to soap agent Michael Bruno, Tom may have been the only one who was clueless! Bruno, who is Amelia Heinle's (Victoria) agent, appeared on Soap Box with Lilly and Martha where he stated: There’s a lot of stuff behind the scenes which goes on that you’d actually be surprised that people don’t know. You kind of are like, ‘This is happening, everyone else knows,’ and here’s an example of someone where I knew this was happening, I don’t represent him, and this is a person who’s going to work everyday… and talk about out of line, you kind of go, ‘Shouldn’t he be the first one to know before everyone else knows?’ And this is not the first time. Watch the interview at the 35:44 minute mark below.