Full detailed profile on Chelsea Lawson Newman Played by Melissa Claire Egan on The Young and the Restless Daytime Soap Opera.
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Chelsea Lawson Newman
Actor: Melissa Claire Egan
Who played Chelsea Lawson Newman over the years
Melissa Claire Egan (November 11, 2011 to present)
Useful information on Chelsea Lawson Newman
* Met Billy in Mayanmar
Current: Fashion designer at Jabot
Past: Bartender/Con Artist
Chelsea met Billy in Myanmar and had sex with him when he was drunk and missing Victoria desperately. She planted drugs on him and he was thrown in jail. She was conspiring with her mother, Anita, and Victor Newman, who later brought her to Genoa City, to keep Billy from Victoria. A pregnant Chelsea showed up at Billy's door in Genoa City prepared to get as much money as she could out of the pregnancy, but softened toward him and Victoria, turned her back on her scheming mother, and agreed to sign over the baby to Billy and Victoria for adoption.
Chelsea lived in the garage apartment at Billy and Vikki's place while pregnant, and struck up a friendship with Adam Newman, who helped her find out her biological father is Jeff Bardwell. Despite a DNA test, Chelsea didn't receive a warm welcome from Jeff, who denied being her dad. Before giving birth, Chelsea fell through the ice on the pond after an argument with Vikki and Adam saved her life and delivered the baby. Chelsea followed through and signed over the child to Billy and Vikki, but decided not to leave town, even when Victor offered big money for her to do so. With Adam's encouragement she earned her GED and they decided to get married on the farm in Kansas. Anita showed up back in Genoa City and Jeff admitted he is Chelsea's father. The pair began cozying up to the newlyweds, who bought Genevieve's estate.
After finishing her high school equivalency program, Chelsea became pregnant with Adam's child. They were ecstatic. Unfortunately, as they were headed to the airport for a holiday, Summer, who was driving upset, swerved into their lane and caused a wreck. Chelsea lost the baby soon after in the hospital. Chelsea and Adam began having issues as he seemed to be emotionally unavailable to Chelsea when they were grieving. Adam became involved with Sharon again after saving her from the fire she started at the ranch, which caused Chelsea to become jealous and suspicious. Adam insisted he loved Chelsea, and only Chelsea, but then she caught him kissing Sharon. Chelsea tried to get Adam to move away with her to Paris, but when it came time to go, Adam couldn't leave Newman Enterprises, so Chelsea dumped him. Later, Chelsea discovered she was pregnant by Adam, but she was afraid he would try to take custody of the baby away from her, so she didn't tell him. Since she had had a one night stand with Dylan McAvoy, she reluctantly took Chloe's advice and let Dylan believe he was the one who had got her pregnant. They fell for each other and got married. After the baby was born with an eye problem and Adam got wind of it, he assumed it was hereditary - he confronted Chelsea about the child's true paternity. Dylan was devastated by the news and Adam made Chelsea and the baby move into his penthouse. They grew close while tending to Connor's medical needs, however, even after Connor received Delia's corneas and was fine, Adam continued to behave as though he were stressed. When they finally decided to remarry, Adam suggested that they immediately move to Paris. Just before they were to leave town, Chelsea found a note from Adam and a videotaped confession that he was the driver who hit Delia.
Dylan McAvoy (married August 9 2013)
Adam Newman (married on January 29 2014; married on July 20 2012; divorced on April 25 2013)
John Abbott (signed over rights to Billy Abbott)
Riley Newman (son with Adam; miscarriage)
Terrance "Conner" Newman (son with Adam; born Aug 9 2013)
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Chelsea opens the penthouse door to Jeffery, who is followed by Michael. Chelsea wonders what Michael's dong there. He's wondering himself. Jeffrey goes on about how Chelsea's barely holding it together - he thought she might want to put her financial concerns in capable hands. Chelsea accuses him of trying to cash in on her dead husband. She calls him names so he leaves. Chelsea tells Michael she doesn't know what her mother saw in that weasel. Michael replies, "Ditto." They talk about Adam. Chelsea knows he loved her. Michael said Jeff was partly self-serving, but she should look after her interests. She mentions that Victor's been supportive and Michael is surprised. Later, Jeff returns to apologize. He wants to try to be there for Connor, but Chelsea is leery to trust him. Jeff wants a chance to get it right, or at least screw up twice. Chelsea gives in. He asks her to spot him a ten. She's exasperated.
Chelsea is still fuming over Jeffrey when there's another knock on her penthouse door. Assuming he's back she throws it open and is surprised to see Billy.
Backstage at the fashion show, Neil and Connie the stage manager offer support to the models. Tyler appears. He tells Neil he's stunned about Leslie's news. Nearby, Chelsea asks Chloe about the finale dress. Chloe says it's perfect. Chelsea takes it to the model. Kevin appears as Chelsea screams, "No!" Chloe tries to hide a grin. In the office, Hilary and Lily are about to start bickering when Connie appears. She tells them to get their fannies backstage pronto. She leaves, and Lily complains. Hilary tells Lily about her attitude. They argue about Cane starting to forgive Hilary. Neil appears and Lily goes. They discuss almost kissing twice. Meanwhile, Tyler sees Abby in a wedding dress. She says it's not hers. Connie is appalled to catch them kissing. Everyone gathers around as Chelsea emerges with the slashed dress and accuses Chloe of doing it on purpose. Chloe admits it. Neil asks if she can fix it. Chelsea says she can, but wants Chloe out of there. Kevin steers Chloe out. Abby talks to Lily and Hilary as Neil tries to stall the show. In the office, Kevin tells Chloe she's scaring him. When Chelsea has the dressed fixed and Esmerelda's in it, the show goes on. Devon and Neil both watch Hilary as she prepares to walk the runway. Esmerelda smiles at Devon as she models the finale gown. Up in the office, Chloe watches Chelsea take her accolades on the feed. Kevin says he thought he could help her, but her anger is getting worse. Chloe doesn't want to hear it. Kevin tells her he was wrong - it was a mistake to marry her. Chloe says of course it was; she's not even a person. Kevin says he got in the way of her getting the help she needs. Later in the dining room, everyone involved applauds for Chelsea. Tyler tells Abby he was imagining her on their wedding day. Devon finds Hilary and tells her she kept her word and went above and beyond. Neil appears and agrees. Devon talks with Lily and tells her about Leslie. She's angry. Hilary tells Neil she won't go to the reception and will see him tomorrow. Chelsea goes to the office. Kevin says he and Chloe will leave, but she wants Chloe to stay. She asks her why she cut up the dress. Chloe says she cut her out. Chelsea says everything changed and she thought they would get through it together, but the ways Chloe has hurt her... "Sabotage? Really?" Chelsea says she can't fix her, and Kevin can't fix her. She implores Chloe to find a way to put herself back together. Chloe knows she needs to get better. She can't lose Chelsea forever. They hug.