Kids grow up so fast these days! At least on daytime soaps, they do! THE YOUNG & THE RESTLESS has announced that Lily and Cane’s twins are being recast and aged into teenagers! Beginning on Wednesday, May 24, Mattie will be played by Lexie Stevenson and Charlie will be played by Noah Alexander Gerry.
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They will be replacing McKenna Roberts as Mattie and Brandin Stennis as Charlie, who only took over the role from Aidan Alexander on Dec. 22, 2016.
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The twins were born via surrogate when Mac agreed to carry a child for her friend, Lily, who was suffering from ovarian cancer and had to have a hysterectomy. However, Mac only gave birth in 2010 so the kids should only be in kindergarten. But now it looks like Lily and Cane are going to have to deal with teenager problems on Y&R!
Gerry has appeared in an episode of the Disney Channel series A.N.T. FARM, and Stevenson has no credits at all on her IMDb page. But she posted a video on Instagram to share her excitement at her big break. “I know it’s crazy and unbelievable, and I’m still trying to process it in my mind,” she confessed. “I was very fortunate to be able to come home this week before I really got into filming so I could share this very special time in my life with my family.
Full video later!!! But for now this explains a little. Thank you so much to everyone who has helped me get to this point in my life. I can't wait for everyone to see me on @youngandrestlesscbs on @cbstv!!!!! I will be playing Mattie Ashby along side my set family: @noah_gerry @christeladnana and @thedanielgoddard!!! Again thank you everyone. I couldn't be happier 😍😍💕💕💕💗💗💗 @epictalentmgmt #yr #youngandtherestless #lexiestevenson #mattie #mattieashby #soapoperadigest #cbs #daytime #cbsdaytime 📷: @katrine.hoyt
Take a look back at the good old days when Lily and Cane’s children were still children in our flashback gallery of Mattie and Charlie below!
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