Jennifer Gareis will make a surprise appearance on The Young and the Restless this week. It's been ten years since the actress, now playing Donna Logan on The Bold and the Beautiful, last appeared on Y&R.
(Donna Logan, The Bold and the Beautiful) will make a surprise return on August 19 to the soap that she first called home: The Young and the Restless. The actress' unannounced appearance on Y&R was previewed at the end of the August 18 episode.
It's been a decade since Gareis last appeared as Grace Turner, a role she first took on in February 1997.
"Y&R was like my home away from home. Being able to go back to that was awesome," Gareis told Soap Opera Digest
. "It was the best."
Gareis was sworn to secrecy about her Y&R return -- but it was almost let out of the bag when some of her B&B co-stars saw her at the studio. The actress also confessed to Soap Opera Digest
that she had to keep her homecoming a secret from her real-life best friend, Sharon Case (Sharon Newman).
Gareis is currently part of the cast of Y&R's sister soap, The Bold and the Beautiful, where she's appeared as Donna Logan
since July 2006
Fans who missed Gareis' return can watch the episode for free on CBS.com
. The episode will be available for at least a week after its original broadcast.
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