The Young And The Restless Star And Daytime Emmy Nominee Melissa Ordway Has COVID

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Melissa OrdwayThe Young and the Restless star Melissa Ordway is finally up for a Daytime Emmy this year for Outstanding Supporting Actress after playing Abby Newman since 2013. But, unfortunately, she is going to be forced to miss the ceremony after contracting COVID-19

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Melissa Ordway took to Instagram on Thursday to share how broken up she is about missing the Daytime Emmys this year, but at least she was asymptomatic at the time of her post.

“IIt has always been a dream of mine to be nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award and to bring my parents to the show. It was about to come true, until I tested positive for Covid yesterday afternoon. I’m so disappointed that I won’t be able to celebrate with everyone on Friday. I’ve cried lots of tears,” Ordway wrote. “Thankfully, I’m asymptomatic. I’m super grateful no one in our home is sick. What a blessing.

“To my Daytime community, have the best time. Wish I could be there but I’ll be watching from home and cheering on all of the nominees! Y&R bring home the gold! Love you all! And to everyone at CBS and Sony thank you for everything. So grateful to play Abby.”

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“To my amazing parents, I’m so sorry that this weekend has fallen apart. I was so excited to attend the awards with you. This nomination was because you always believed in me. I love you. To everyone who’s cheered me on, sent me well wishes and love and support, it means more to me than you’ll ever know. I love Daytime and I’m honored to be a part of this talented group! Cheering from my couch!”

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Ordway was one of a handful of CBS soap stars who recently traveled to the Monte Carlo TV festival to promote both The Young and the Restless and The Bold and the Beautiful. Her Y&R co-star, Jason Thompson, who plays Abby’s Uncle Billy, also tested positive for COVID. He is nominated in the Outstanding Lead Actor category.

The other stars in Monte Carlo were B&B stars Thorsten Kaye (Ridge Forrester), Krista Allen (Taylor Hayes), Jacqueline MacInnes Wood (Steffy Forrester), and Tanner Novlan (John ‘Finn’ Finnegan). We wish Thompson and Ordway a speedy recovery and an easy time with the virus.

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