Christel Khalil Staying As Lily On The Young And The Restless.
Updated on September 24:
Head Writer Josh Griffith recently confirmed in an interview with TV Guide that Christel Khalil will stay on as Lily and stated, “It worked out. She’s staying.”
Previously Reported on August 27:
“Y&R” Executive Producer Jill Farren Phelps confirmed to TV Guide that the recent casting call for ‘Sally’ was indeed for Lily Winters Ashby. However, contract negotiations have resumed with Christel Khalil. Soap Opera Fan Blog will keep readers updated as news comes in.
Previously Reported on August 22:
Daytime Emmy Award winner, Christel Khalil, is leaving her role as Lily Winters Ashby on “The Young and the Restless” according to a report on her official website. The site administrator stated: “Christel Khalil is indeed leaving ‘The Young and the Restless’. It is not her decision to leave. An agreement could not be reached during contract negotiations. I have confirmed this information with the source.”
No final airdate for Khalil was provided. The site administrator feels that the recent casting call issued by “Y&R” may be for a Lily recast.
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