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Burgess Jenkins OUT at The Young and the Restless

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CBS Daytime's The Young and the Restless is once again recasting the role of Billy Abbott. I hear Burgess Jenkins has been given his walking papers.  

Setside sources reveal former General Hospital star Jason Thompson (ex-Patrick) is the frontrunner to replace Jenkins in the role. However, a deal between Thompson and the CBS soap hasn't been reached yet.

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  'They're moving forward with or without Jason," says one insider.  

Rumblings persist Y&R is gearing up to do another plastic surgery arc to explain how Billy Abbott goes from looking like Jenkins, to potentially having the mug of Thompson.