At least one half of a very popular on-screen pairing will be sticking around on The Young and the Restless. All My Children and Loving/The City vet Amelia Heinle has signed a new contract to continue playing Victoria Newman.
) has signed a new contract that will keep her in Genoa City for a very important milestone.
"Thank you for your continued support," Heinle said to fans via Twitter. "I'm really happy to be staying for my tenth year on Y&R! Now we need Billy to sign on again too!"
Heinle's reference to Billy acknowledges that her on-screen love interest, Billy J. Miller
) is currently at an impasse
in his contracts with Y&R.
"He's one of a kind and will be missed terribly if He goes," Heinle added. "I'll do my best to convince Him to stay, that's the truth, working with Billy is one of my favorite parts of this show."
Heinle joined the cast of The Young and the Restless in 2005 after an exhaustive search
to find someone to take over the role of Victoria when Emmy winner Heather Tom
stepped out to pursue other projects. Heinle's contract, a two-year deal, will take her through to her tenth anniversary with the CBS soap.
Prior to joining Y&R, Heinle appeared as All My Children's Mia Saunders
from July 2001
. Heinle also enjoyed a three-year run as Steffi Brewster on Loving and its spinoff, The City.
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