The Young and the Restless Baddie–But Hottie–Zack Says Goodbye!

Ryan Ashton, Zack Sinnett on The Young and the Restless.

Actor Ryan Ashton talks about his character’s departure from Genoa City!

Farewell with a Bang!

All certainly did not end well for The Young and the Restless villain Zack Sinnett, whose time in Genoa City was unceremoniously cut short via gunshot courtesy of Crystal (Morgan Obenreder).

Ashton opened up to our totes awesome friends at Soap Opera Digest about his thoughts on his character’s demise.

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“The second I learned Zack was involved with a sex ring, I knew it wouldn’t end well for him,” he said. “Honestly, I’m surprised it even lasted as long as it did.”

Fan Appreciation

Ashton gave special recognition to Y&R’s cast, crew, and fans for their support during his six months on the show in a heartfelt tweet.

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Onward and Upward

We at Soap Cities are sure that we’ll be seeing more of Ashton’s talent in the near future. A Massachusetts native, he’s an alum of the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, where he earned a BFA in film directing. Ashton was also seen in the Shailene Woodley flick, Allegiant, and has other film, writing. and directing credits to his name. We wish him the best of luck in his endeavors!

We’re not going to lie, readers: we’ll miss seeing this cutie around Genoa City. Fortunately, this is a soap we’re talking about, and you never know what will happen–anything could–nor who will make a comeback–anyone could!

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Christine is a native New Yorker and freelance writer who now lives in southwestern Connecticut. She is a longtime, avid soap fan who has always had an affinity for ABC soaps, in particular her favorite, General Hospital. (She will even tell you she sleeps, eats and breathes that soap!) She is passionate about the soap genre, and in addition she enjoys traveling, attending plays and musicals, reading biographies and various pursuits in between. She was a political science/history major, English minor and has published a book of paranormal short stories under her nom de plume, Prudence MacGregor.

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