Y&R Spotlight: Jess Walton Refuses to Take a Pay Cut; Tricia Cast Returns Full-time as Nina!

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In a special newsy-edition of The Nelson Ratings,TV Guide Canada's Nelson Branco is reporting Jess Walton walked out on The Young and the Restless in the middle of contract discussions.


Y&R asked Jess to take a pay cut, and she walked off the set. She had been feeling ill, but that’s not the reason she bolted.” So, is Walton’s walkout a contract ploy? “Nope,” continues the insider. “She’s serious. Jess may be the first daytime actor to actually stand up to these pay cuts everyone is being forced to take.”

In other Y&R news, Branco has learned Tricia Cast is back as Nina.