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    The Young and the Restless CAST - Chelsea Lawson Newman

    Full detailed profile on Chelsea Lawson Newman Played by Melissa Claire Egan on The Young and the Restless Daytime Soap Opera.

    Melissa Claire Egan (Wenn.com)
    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
    * Lured a drunk Billy into sex and became pregnant.
    * Conspired with her mother, Anita, and Victor to scam Billy and ruin his relationship with Victoria.
    * Signed papers for Billy and Victoria to adopt baby.
    * Learned Jeff Bardwell is her father.
    * Lied about the paternity of her child.

    CURRENT & PAST OCCUPATION

    Current: Fashion designer at Jabot
    Past: Bartender/Con Artist

    CHELSEA LAWSON NEWMAN'S HISTORY

    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.

    PAST MARRIAGES

    Dylan McAvoy (married August 9 2013)
    Adam Newman (married on January 29 2014; married on July 20 2012; divorced on April 25 2013)

    FLINGS & RELATIONSHIPS

    Billy Abbott

    RELATIVES

    Anita Lawson (mother)
    Jeffrey Bardwell (father)

    CHILDREN

    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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    RELATED DAILY UPDATES

    Wednesday, September 17 2014: Y&R Recap: What's-His-Abs.

    At the Club, Devon and Hilary cross paths in the corridor. He grabs her but she wants him to let go - they had an agreement. Hilary says if Neil's blindness is permanent, they'll never be together. Devon strokes her cheek and they kiss. Hilary slaps him and they kiss more as Devon pulls her into a suite. They undress and make love. After, they bask in the afterglow and kiss. Hilary gets a message from Neil, who needs her at home. At the Dive Bar, Billy runs into Chelsea. She says there's something they need to talk about. Billy teases her about their phone call the other night. A shirtless guy stops by the table. Chelsea tells him she'll meet him in the suite. When Billy acts jealous, Chelsea admits he's her new assistant. Billy feels foolish and worries about things getting weird between them. Chelsea insists she has her head on straight when it comes to him. Her assistant calls her away. Later, Chelsea returns. Billy grumbles about 'what's-his-abs'. Chelsea tells Billy they are both single - she votes for trying this out. Billy agrees that he wants to see where this is going to go. They kiss as Victoria appears. Downstairs, Lily spots Devon and tells him Neil is finally ready to accept help. Devon knows exactly what he has to do.

    Thursday, September 11 2014: Y&R Recap: A Long Road.

    In New York, Chelsea dreams of being in the shower with Billy when Adam appears. She awakens abruptly.

    At Jabot, Billy looks at his divorce papers. Hilary appears. He says his marriage is over. They discuss Neil loving his job. Billy agrees work can be a relief. Hilary exits. Billy gets a call from Chelsea. They talk about Connor. Billy wishes he was there. She wishes he was there too and admits she's been dreaming about him. Chelsea tells him about it. Billy tells her he and Victoria are officially divorced. Chelsea stammers, pretends Anita is calling her, and hangs up. She calls back and admits she lied - she was freaked out. Billy says he'll always love Victoria, but they don't have a future right now. "I miss you." They chat about Connor experiencing New York through Delia's eyes. Billy wonders when she'll be back. She lets him go.


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