Greg Rikaart. who portrays Kevin Fisher on The Young and the Restless announced on March 25 that he had tested positive for the coronavirus. The actor said at that time, that two weeks prior, everyone in his household had cold symptoms. He watched as his family members recovered and he happened to be the only one who did not.
The soap veteran spoke out on Instagram, at the time, saying his symptoms began with a slight cough and he was later diagnosed with pneumonia. He added that he is only 43, eats healthy, exercises regularly, does not smoke and only drink's occasionally. Rikaart says this has been the most difficult experience to deal with in his life. His testimony only proves that Covid-19 does not discriminate and that everyone is vulnerable to the virus.
There is breaking news for fans of The Young and the Restless, regarding upcoming scheduling. It looks like the CBS daytime drama is getting close to running out of new episodes. The popular Soap opera usually tapes four to six weeks ahead of time, but shut down production on March 17 because of the coronavirus. It was announced initially, that the hiatus would be for two weeks, but clearly that has changed and more time is necessary because of guidelines from, the White House. There is no need, however, for loyal fans to panic because the powers that be have a contingency plan for the action in Genoa City.
There are a lot of people who are struggling with cabin fever right now, because of self isolation and social distancing related to the coronavirus. You don’t have to be bored out of you mind as there is much you can do. Travel is being restricted and everyone is being told to stay in. You might be so overwhelmed and focused on having your freedom restricted that you could be missing something important that will get you through this uncomfortable season of life. This is the new normal for now, but this too shall pass. In the meantime, Instead of lamenting about what you cannot do, make a list of all the things that you can indulge in. Here is a list of 20 ideas you may find beneficial. If none of these is agreeable with you, then spend some time coming up with your own list.
Wednesday on The Young and the Restless there will be a lot of shifting with Victor and Jack’s loved ones and extended family. If you are shut in because of the self quarantine orders you might find this episode is just what the doctor ordered. No need to deal with cabin fever, when you can spend one hour in fantasy land. Five of the popular couples in Genoa City will be making changes to their current situations. This is a day of new direction as it pertains to the future for a number of Genoa City residents. Viewers may not be in agreement with a lot of what takes place, but keep in mind these situations are fluid and there are no guarantees for a happily ever after. Sharon, Rey, Kyle, Summer,Nick Phyllis , Billy, Victoria, Lola and Theo all are dealing with the realities and uncertainties of life.
A woman I admire for her ability to endure is Dame Kelly Holmes. She is a retired British middle distance athlete and her life inspires in so many ways. Ms. Holmes journey towards success, was initiated at quite a young age and there were a few bumps in the road along the way. She persevered and that is why I am sharing her incredible story. Kelly Holmes was born on April 19th 1970 in Pembury Kent to a Jamaican father and English mother. She began her athletic training in 1982 at the age of 12 by joining the Tonbridge Athletics Club. During her second season in 1983, she won the English School’s 1500 metres, according to Wikepedia. At age 18, however, Holmes turned her back on sports, and joined the British army.
Actor Michael Mealor has reached a milestone on The Young and the Restless according to Soap Hub. He is celebrating two years of portraying spoiled rich kid Kyle Abbott, who is the son of Jack Abbott Diane Jenkins. The character was aged three times prior to Mealor taking over the role and none of the previous actors lasted very long. They all exited Y&R due to regime changes or based on direction of the storyline. Michael Mealor, has proven to have staying power and viewers love him. Those who enjoy the CBS daytime drama have noticed he has a striking resemblance to Peter Bregman, who portrays his television father. Since returning from New York, Kyle has gone through quite a transformation and the viewers seem to love him for it.