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The Young and the Restless Star Judah Mackey Opens Up About Connor’s True Mental Health

He might be small, but he certainly is mighty in front of the cameras. The Young and the Restless star Judah Mackey who is best known for his role as Connor Newman on the hit CBS soap, recently opened up about his television parents, Mark Grossman and Melissa Claire Egan, and his character’s new important storyline. Keep reading below for everything you need to know.

The Young and the Restless Star Judah Mackey Opens Up About Connor’s True Mental Health

Speaking to Soap Opera Digest in a new interview, Judah says that he’s incredibly proud to be on the show. When asked about working with Mark Grossman, who plays his father Adam Newman on the show, he said, “He’s super-cool and fun to chat with. We talk about soccer, Formula One and catch up on life. We really connected from the very beginning and get along just as well as when I was younger.”

When asked about working with Melissa Claire Egan, who plays his mother Chelsea, Judah added, “Missy has such good energy. She’s always laughing and smiling. I also don’t know anyone who can cry on cue like Missy can! It’s pretty amazing. We’ve always gotten along really well, just like with Mark.” 

The Young and the Restless News: What’s Next For Connor?

Now, as far as Connor’s OCD storyline is concerned, the young talented actor said, “It felt good to be trusted to tell this important story about Connor and children’s mental health. Chelsea’s depression storyline was handled responsibly and respectfully so I knew Connor’s OCD storyline would be done with the same care.”

He continued, “The show consulted with, which is a great organization that provides free evidence-informed resources so everyone can understand and promote mental health for children. They created a free guide to OCD in kids and teens which explains what it is, signs and symptoms, what to do if you’re worried, and what the best treatments are.”

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