The Young and the Restless (Y&R) stars Mishael Morgan (Hilary Curtis) and Bryton James (Devon Hamilton) pen beautiful tributes to their former co-star Kristoff St. John (Neil Winters). St. John died on Sunday evening. The trio was involved in a twisted love triangle several years ago, so they worked closely with each other for a long time.
Mishael Morgan Is Heartbroken
Mishael Morgan said that she has known Neil Winters her whole life. She grew up watching him on television. Then, when she landed the role of the women that would become Neil’s life, she thought it was a dream come true.
Morgan said that Kristoff taught her the craft and took her under his wing. he would ask her if she was okay or needed to talk if she was quiet or seemed in a bad mood.
“You were bright and funny and truly one of a kind. I miss that infectious smile, open heart, and that beautiful spirit. Sending love to your entire family. Thank you for letting me be part of your incredible life and for touching mine. Gone but never, ever forgotten Love you,” Mishael wrote.
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Oh the words. I don’t even know where to begin. Well, like many, I have know Neil Winters for most of my childhood. But when I grew up, I had the honour of meeting & working with Kristoff St. John. “July 15th!”, was the very first thing he said to me, because he found out that we shared a birthday. That was Kristoff, he always found a way to connect with you. He took me under his wing and instantly made me feel at home. In many ways, I am who I am, because of Neil and Kristoff. You inspired me, as a child and guided me, as a woman and I am forever grateful to have known you. You were bright and funny and truly, one of a kind. I will miss that infectious smile, that open heart and that beautiful spirt. Sending all of my love to your girls and your entire family. Thank you for letting me be a part of your incredible life, and for touching mine in so many ways. You will always be in my heart Stoff. Gone, but never, ever forgotten. Love you ❤️❤️❤️
Bryton James Reveals St. John Taught Him About Life
James said that he feels truly lucky to have experienced Kristoff’s kind spirit and heart firsthand. He credited his career to St. John as he directed him and worked closely with him. He protected him and he taught him every day to choose levity in life.
“I will never stop trying to make you proud of me. I love you. My man!,” Bryton wrote.
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As one of the lucky people to have experienced Kristoff’s spirit, love & talent first hand.. I can only say thank you forever for loving me, guiding me, protecting me, & for teaching me everyday how to choose to find the levity in life no matter what. I will never stop making you proud. I love you. My man..
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