It’s been a little while since viewers last saw Kevin Fisher, but Greg Rikaart will be returning to THE YOUNG & THE RESTLESS once again in the episode scheduled to air on Tuesday, Feb. 20! The last time we saw Kevin, he was going back on the run with his daughter, Bella, after helping Nikki embezzle money from Victor. What brings him back to Genoa City for another visit — Is he going to face the music, or does he have another scheme going?
Rikaart joined Y&R back in 2003, and after 14 years on the soap, announced his departure in May of 2017. At the time, he admitted he was sad to bid farewell to the soap after so many years, but promised his fans that the future is still uncertain. “At the moment it is still unclear what lies ahead for Kevin and I,” Rikaart wrote, “as we will be saying goodbye to Genoa City for a while.”
After Chloe faked her own death, Kevin rushed to her rescue! (Photo Credit: Howard Wise/jpistudios.com)
Kevin was written off the show alongside Elizabeth Hendrickson’s Chloe and their daughter, Bella, after the law caught up with her. He arranged for them to go on the run and set up in Oregon as a family with new identities. Rikaart returned to reprise his role in the fall of 2017, appearing in a handful of episodes as he helped Victor hack into Nick’s bank account to steal his trust fund, and then again in December when he helped Nikki steal money from Victor!
When news of Rikaart’s exit broke, soap fans were upset and peppered the show with social media posts, E-mails, and letters asking them to reconsider and keep Kevin on the canvas. He has made some sporadic appearances since his exit, but a permanent return to Y&R may be difficult because he has also landed a new role on DAYS OF OUR LIVES.
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