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Y&R's Jess Walton, "I Really Was Off and Done"

Young and Restless star Jess Walton is speaking out about the tense contract negotiations that led to her temporarily exiting the program over the course of one explosive weekend. Here's what the actress told Tulsa World on why she came back:


“It had to do with my family and this economy. I felt so bad that so many people have lost their jobs, that, all of a sudden, I thought: ‘This is really silly. I have a wonderful job and I really think I owe it to myself and my family to continue on.’

“But I really was off and done. I really did come back in that one weekend. I am very fond of Maria (Bell, co-headwriter) and the Bell family. I am very fond of my costars and the crew. But, ultimately, it was a decision between my family and me."

So glad Walton and TPTB worked everything out. Bring on the next Kay vs. Jill catfight!

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