Dang that was quick! Auntie Maria don't play. According to TV Guide.com's Matt Mitovich, Michael Muhney (Veronica Mars) has been cast in the pivotal role of Victor Adam Newman Jr. TV Guide Canada's Nelson Branco broke the news that Chris Engen quit the soap, allegedly due to concerns over a scripted same-sex kiss between Adam and his gay lawyer Rafe (Yani Gellman). Muhney's first airdate as Adam is June 25.
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