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    Scott Hamner's Leave Of Absence From The Young And The Restless.

    Wednesday, July 25 2012

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    On a break.

    According to a report by Soap Opera Digest, "The Young and the Restless" co-head writer, Scott Hamner, will be taking a leave of absence from the show. The writer, who's been on staff at "Y&R" since 2006, claims that executive producer/head writer, Maria Arena Bell, convinced him to just take a few months break after he told her he had made the decision to let his contract run out.

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    Posted by Sweetness0 at Wednesday, July 25 2012 02:14 PM

    they need new blood no if ands or buts

    Posted by simscb at Wednesday, July 25 2012 02:15 PM

    The entire crew of "writers" should have been FIRED months, no make that YEARS ago. This show has been going down into the SEWER since MAB and her cohorts turned this show into something that has been HORRIBLE to watch.

    Story lines, plots drag on ENDLESSLEY, NO DENOUEMENT, putting the majority of us in limbo and have stopped watching. There are too many story lines going on at the same time. For the sake of Mr. Bill Bell Sr, get this show back on TRACK before it is CANCELLED.

    There are too many USELESS CHARACTERS that amount to nothing but aggravation to us.

    The DESTRUCTION of Sharon Case's character has been on-going for too long. I lay the blame on MAB because she hates MTS and SC who happen to be best friends in real life. She is the MAIN ONE WHO SHOULD HAVE BEEN FIRED.

    Posted by simscb at Wednesday, July 25 2012 02:20 PM

    NEPOTISM exists on both shows controlled by the Bells.

    No one should be given the task, job of getting wealthy by writing NONSENSE. I'll make it simple. Did they take classes in universities to make them qualified to become writers? If so, they are doing an ASININE job with the so-called "writing." The people who post have better ideas and can write better than they can.

    Posted by pink kiity at Wednesday, July 25 2012 02:35 PM

    since shes was the one who fired elieen davidson shes got what was coming to hers they need to go back and bring hers back to the soap that was there biggest mistake getting rid of hers, then get rid of genie francis and daisy duke and harmony they need to go and yes the bug get rid of that annoying bug,

    Posted by LauraStefan at Wednesday, July 25 2012 04:58 PM

    Genie Francis is one of the most talented actress's in daytime and she has many fans that love her and the character she plays on Y&R.She has chemistry with all her costars and she's in one of the best storylines on Young and Restless in a long time. Also the shows pairing with Stephen Nichols is wonderful,their chemistry brings alot to the show.Haters can keep hating on her but that's to bad because she's not going anywhere!

    Posted by LaReine at Saturday, August 04 2012 09:36 AM

    What the letters SC and MTS stand for? I am Canadian and not familiar with this,
    La Reine from Toronto

    Posted by LaReine at Saturday, August 04 2012 09:40 AM

    I agree! why bring the old characters from like Harmony and 'daisy duke' to distinguished Y/R?
    Yes,that was a mistake to get rid off Ms.Davidson! huge one.
    Bring her back ASAP!

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