ASHLAND Locke’s time on The Young and the Restless might have been short, but he will surely be remembered for years to come.
The character was first introduced in March 2021 and was portrayed by Richard Burgi and Robert Newman.
Ashland first came to Genoa City from New York to do business with some of the city’s more prominent businessmen.
当時の, he was trying to sell his media company, Cyaxares, which was eventually acquired by Victor and Adam.
He then returned to New York with his wife, Tara, and their son.
しかしながら, 直後に, he returned to Genoa City as his marriage was falling apart, and he quickly grew closer to Victoria.
As their relationship grew, so did their plans for the future, but later on, it was revealed that Victoria was actually stealing his money.
When Ashland confronted Victoria, the two got into a physical altercation, then Nick showed up and punched Ashland, knocking him into the fireplace.
The fall was ultimately enough to end Ashland’s life.
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What did Robert Newman say about Ashland’s death?
Robert Newman took over the role of Ashland in 2022 from Richard Burgi after he was fired for “inadvertently” violating the show’s Covid-19 policy, による どちらの当事者も、彼らがお互いに関係していることを確認していませんでした.
Newman brought years of experience to the show, with many remembering him as Joshua Lewis on Guiding Light, a role he portrayed for almost 30 年.
Shortly after Ashland’s final episode aired, Newman posted a farewell message on YouTube.
"今日, I just want to talk for a minute to The Young and the Restless fans," 彼は取りかかった.
“I think it’s appropriate for me now to finally be able to say thank you so much for letting me be a part of the legacy of this great show.
“Just to clarify, the scenes you saw the other day, Ashland dying at the hands of Nick, were in fact my last scenes on the show, the end of my contract. Those were shot about five weeks ago.”
Newman continued: “…I did want to take a minute to say thank you to you, and also to just do a shout-out to the cast and crew of The Young and the Restless, who were just fantastic, just wonderful people to work with and I couldn’t have been happier about it.
“I very much enjoyed playing the character, and I hope you enjoyed seeing me in the role. I know for some of you, it was a tough transition from Richard’s work, but I really, really enjoyed playing the character and working with these fantastic people.”
“Maybe I’ll see you again one day, you never know," 彼が追加した.
How can I watch The Young and the Restless?
The Young and the Restless is a popular CBS soap opera that follows the feud between the Newmans and the Abbotts.
The show premiered in 1973 and has been on the air for almost 50 季節.
The show can be watched live weekdays on CBS and Hulu with Live TV at 12:30午後EST.
It can also be streamed on Paramount+ with an active subscription.