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The Young and the Restless Spoilers: Jason Thompson Opens Up About Billy And Cheslea’s Emotional Apex

While all eyes seem to be on Sally, Adam and Nick these days, The Young and the Restless spoilers say that there’s no doubt that a lot can also be said about Billy and Chelsea and everything they’ve gone through in the last several years. Thankfully, actor Jason Thompson recently broke down the emotional apex between the two characters in a new interview with Soap Opera Digest. Here’s what he has to say.

The Young and the Restless Spoilers: Jason Thompson Opens Up About Billy And Cheslea’s Emotional Apex

When asked about Chelsea’s near suicide attempt, Jason said, “ I think just the vulnerability of the storyline, how precious it was, is, how important it was and still continues to be, how topical it is, how kind of serious it is…. The writers, and specifically Josh [Griffith, executive producer/head writer] and Missy, they talked a lot about making sure they did it with respect and honesty. And they really did. I think there are some really beautiful moments there…. I think everybody was on board for it.”

Jason also admitted it’s tough to see if Billy and Chelsea will ever have a healthy relationship between the two of them in the future. He said, “You’re talking about some pretty sensitive storyline points that people take very serious because they have personal stories that are being kind of reflected upon and brought to the surface again. It can be very, very triggering for people, so you’ve got to be delicate, you’ve got to be careful. I think you also have to try and mix in a little bit of that suspend belief and just kind of tell a story and maybe if you’re lucky, give something for someone to believe in.”

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But if there’s one thing that Jason loves, it’s working with Melissa Claire Egan. He said, “ Such an accomplished actress and someone that’s been in the business for a long time…. What she did with this storyline the last couple of months here was absolutely beautiful. She was there, she was available, and she really crafted something. Of course, it doesn’t take one person — the writing has to be there and the directors worked very, very hard on some of the most integral moments of the last couple of months storyline-wise and everyone was in on it. But Missy was the one that everything was filtering through and it was beautiful; she did such a great job. She made my job so easy.”

With that said, The Young and the Restless fans will just have to tune in to find out what will happen next. In the meantime, let us know what you think by leaving us a line with your thoughts in our comments section below. The Young and the Restless airs weekdays on the CBS network. Check your local listings for times.



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