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    Billy Miller Out, David Tom In As Y&R's Billy Abbott.

    Monday, December 23 2013

    Role change.

    Updated December 23:

    Billy Miller had his last day on the "Y&R" set on Thursday December 19, after which this goodbye video was posted. Check it out:

    BIllys goodbye from Greg Edwards on Vimeo.

    (video shared with permission from Greg Edwards)

    Updated November 19:

    TV Guide is reporting that Billy Miller's last airdate will be January 30, 2014, with David Tom's first airdate as Billy Abbott following on February 3.

    Original article November 18:

    After contract talks hit a stalemate, Billy Miller has decided to move on and is exiting his role of Billy Abbott on "The Young and the Restless." David Tom, who previously played the role of Billy from 1999 - 2002 will be returning to Genoa City. Notably, Tom is the brother of Heather Tom who plays Katie Logan on "The Bold and the Beautiful," and who previously played Victoria Newman on "Y&R." Though no final airdate was given, CBS' Angelica McDaniel took to Twitter to wish Miller the best and to welcome Tom back with the following tweets:

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    Posted by lulubellablue at Monday, November 18 2013 08:01 PM

    I absolutely love Billy Miller...I hate to see him go. Althogh Tom is talented...Billy Miller will always own this role. He rocks!! Give him what he wants and make him stay. In this case change is not good!! Love ya Billy!!!

    Posted by Mrslt210 at Monday, November 18 2013 08:18 PM

    Please don't let this happen....Billy Miller is so great at his role as Billy Abbot. Give him what he wants so that he will stay, and I will continue watching Y&R. We love you Billy!!

    Posted by mdt2003 at Monday, November 18 2013 09:33 PM

    Very upset to see you go.

    Posted by veetal at Monday, November 18 2013 09:49 PM

    Oh no!...he's so good in playing this character. I hope they both compromise with the new contract for the sake if the fans. If he does leave u wish him all the success in the world!.., he deserved it but we will surely miss him on the show!

    Posted by s56mackay at Monday, November 18 2013 10:31 PM

    That is it I now have one less show to watch, I am through with Y & R

    Posted by cin411 at Tuesday, November 19 2013 03:52 AM

    Aaaaawwwwww so sad to see you go Billy, good luck on your new adventures. You will never be replaced as Billy Abbott. I cried a few tears with you, love you and god speed

    Posted by zacky at Tuesday, November 19 2013 04:32 AM

    I hare to see Billy go, No one can take his place.

    Posted by rowena1949 at Tuesday, November 19 2013 05:07 AM

    ...Billy Miller is so great in his role as Billy Abbot. He is such a convincing actor - His acting lately has been so impressive- please give him what he wants- we need him to stay- he has great chemistry with Victoria - get him to stay please!!! the show will not be the same at all - We love you Billy!!

    Posted by LucyT at Tuesday, November 19 2013 07:12 AM

    just sick over the loss of the real Billy!!!He made this role great!!!

    Posted by Soap Fan at Tuesday, November 19 2013 07:23 AM

    Good luck Billy Miller.

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