Eileen Davidson Is Returning To Young And The Restless Next Week

© John Paschal/jpistudios.com

According to Young and the Restless spoilers, Eileen Davidson will be returning next week as Ashley Abbott!

Fans will be able to see her on the Friday, August 14th episode. She’ll be on-screen with Peter Bergman (Jack Abbott) and they will be reminded of their family’s checkered past. No word yet if she will be around the following week.

Davidson officially departed from Y&R after 36 years on the show back in 2018. She had just won an Emmy for her portrayal of Ashley in April of that same year.

Around the time of her departure, there were rumors that the soap opera veteran had left Y&R because she was unhappy with former executive producer and head writer Mal Young; however, she insisted Young wasn’t a factor in her decision to leave.

“I decided pretty much a year before I left. It really had nothing to do with Mal. He actually wasn’t even technically the head at that point,” she told Soap Opera Digest back in 2019. “I just found myself exhausted and completely consumed with memorizing lines. I found myself doing a lot of homework on the weekend. I’ve been doing this for a long time. I was kind of wanting to not have to be somewhere all of the time.”

Davidson also claimed that Young was very disappointed about her decision to leave Y&R.

“He was very unhappy. He was very sad,” she said. “He told me how much he loves to write for me and how I’m one of his favorite actors on the show. He was devastated.”

Want soap spoilers delivered to your inbox every week? Sign up for Fame10’s weekly soap opera spoilers newsletter.

Visit Fame10 Soaps for more soap opera news and spoilers!



Cate has a B.A. and an M.A. in English Literature and has been the Managing Editor of Fame10 for more than 6 years. Despite having a love for the works of Thomas Hardy, Leo Tolstoy and Lord Byron, she also has an intense fascination with pop culture. When she isn’t writing for Fame10, she’s planning her next big adventure in Southeast Asia.