Melissa Ordway and Justin Gaston Playing Abbey and Chance Together Will Wear


the young and the Restless There is a new married couple at the scene. Abby Newman and Chance Chancellor tied the knot. But instead of Chance’s regular painter, Donnie Boaz, playing the character, he is temporarily being played by someone else. The man is Justin Gaston, the real spouse of Melissa Ordway, who plays Abby.

Melissa Ordway and Justin Gaston | Paul Archuleta / Filmmagic

Justin Gaston stepped in for Donnie Boaz to portray Chance Chancellor on ‘The Young and the Restless’

Boaz first announced on Instagram that he tested positive for COVID-19 and would be out of the show for a while.

He wrote, “I have a little news that I need to share. “A few weeks ago, I tested positive for COVID-19. Thankfully I did not have any symptoms. In the following guidelines, I quarantined at home so that you could not see me Y&R For a moment. I am happy to say that I have returned to work and will be flying back to Hawaii very soon. Thank you for the continued support. “

Soap Opera Digest first reported that Gaston would take over the role temporarily. Sharing the article, Ordway wrote on Instagram, “Who better to step up than my incredibly talented, beautiful husband ?!” Love You @jmichaelgaston. “

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Just Gaston and Melissa Ordway playing the role of a fictional couple as a real-life couple

Recently in a joint interview with TV Insider, Gaston and Ordway talked about acting together on screen.

“I was really excited to work with Melissa,” Gaston said. “At first, we were like,” Is this going to be weird? “But it was not at all. I have known all the artists for some time that I was happy to step into it.

Ordway shared similar sentiments, “Initially, I just wanted Justin to think I was a good actress! I still have such a huge crush on her, even though we’ve been together for a while “At first we didn’t know what to do. But it was the funniest two weeks I’ve ever been at work. Justin and Melissa don’t speak to each other nearly as the author writes for us!”

Although Abby has had several love affairs before her marriage, Ordway says that there is a specific reason why her character may be best related to Chance.

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“These are two characters that are very common starting with their family,” he explained. “He is a chancellor and can relate to Abby being Newman and Abbott. These are some of the most famous families in Genoa City. Hopefully, this [relationship] Sticks for Abbi. We will have to wait and see. “

There is no idea yet when Boaz will return to the show. the young and the Restless Air on weekdays on CBS.

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