As first reported in August, Tricia Cast
) has asked to be released from her contract with The Young and the Restless. According to reports, Cast wanted off of daytime television to spend more time with Bat McGrath, the new man in her life.
reports that Cast and McGrath were wed on July 20th at Nashville's Metro Courthouse. McGrath is a country songwriter whose hits include the Wynonna Judd sung, "Come Some Rainy Day."
Cast recently divorced Jack Allocco, her husband of 11 years.
According to published reports, Cast plans to leave Y&R by the end of the year. Neither Cast
nor Y&R has offered public comment on the reports.