Quote marmite:Quote soapgran:Quote laneashby:Quote soapgran:Quote laneashby:Quote IHeartLizzie: I think this is the storyline that will usher him out since Billy Miller only signed a 1 year contract. Plus I think the reason why he is always in the trailer and barely interacts is for him to do his outside projects ie The Ringer inwhich he is a recurring character on the CW and could very well turn into a long term permanent role. I don't think Billy Miller will be on as Billy Abbott for much longer either. I know he is going into primetime.So I really feel that this SECRET is what takes him out of time.
The writers are tailoring Billy's storyline to accommodate the actor BM.
This is pure speculation, not facts....IMO....
It is a fact that they wrote Billy off the show because the actor BM wanted to leave.
It is a fact that the Billy character was missing for a month because the actor BM took an extra long holiday.
It is a fact that the actor BM was doing 2 shows at the same time. IHeartLizzie's speculation about all the trailer scenes makes sense.
Just because someone's speculation makes sense doesn't make it a fact. The writers do not write the s/l's to suit the actors.
Sure they do! Actors ad lib all the time. They lobby for certain storylines.
If the actor is unavailable, gets pregnant, or quits the show, the writers must adapt this into their storylines. Common sense, really. ;)
Granted they do ad lib and certain s/l's will change somewhat to adjust an actors absence, pregnancies and/or illness but I can't believe BM is powerful enough to dictate to TPTB what he wants to happen in a story line.JMO