There are some things The Young and the Restless does very well. Corporate intrigue. Family showdowns. Flawless makeup.
The Young and the Restless Polling
Friendship… not so much. Is there a pair of friends on the canvas you believe would do anything for each other? Phyllis (Michelle Stafford) is usually at odds with either Lauren (Tracey Bregman), Michael (Christian J. Le Blanc), or both.
Chloe (Elizabeth Hendrickson) is NOT here for Chelsea’s (Melissa Claire Egan) reunion with Adam (Mark Grossman). And let’s not even start on Kyle (Michael Mealor) and Theo (Tyler Johnson).
Maybe the canvas could use a ride-or-die pair of BFFs. But should they be Lola (Sasha Calle) and Summer (Hunter King)? What almost 6,000 voted:
You Gotta Have Friends
That would so serve Kyle right, 55% of the audience cheers. What if, thanks to the jerk he’s being about Theo, both Lola and Summer decided he’s not worth either being married to or working with and instead choose to spend time with each other?
They have a lot more in common than just their taste in men. They’re both ambitious and successful young women trying to make it in a man’s world. Plus, they share a liver! Genoa City won’t know what hit it if these two choose to join forces!
No, Actually, You Really Don’t
It would be way too weird, 45% of The Young and the Restless fans contradict. It’s not just the sharing-a-liver thing. It’s the sharing-the-Kyle thing. Lola is married to him, Summer was married to him…
Plus, remember the fit Lola threw when Kyle bought her an expensive purse for Christmas? If she can barely handle a boyfriend richer than her, no way will she be able to deal with a gal pal.
She’ll be counting the pennies on every girl’s night out and pouting that she can’t afford a weekend ski trip — while refusing to let Summer pay. Who needs the hassle? The Young and the Restless (YR) airs weekdays on CBS. Check your local listings for airtimes.