Eden Riegel is joining the cast of THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS. She'll be replacing Vail Bloom in the role of Heather Stevens. Jamey Giddens at Daytime Confidential hinted at the news earlier and CBS Soaps in Depth tweeted confirmed it. Riegel also tweeted a hint last night as well: "I've got some really interesting, fun news coming your way! I know it's cruel to tease, but I'm too excited to keep it in."
Riegel is best known to daytime fans for her Emmy-winning run as Bianca on ALL MY CHILDREN, where she starred opposite Y&R's Elizabeth Hendrickson (Chloe) for a while. She also made a huge splash in the indie web series world with IMAGINARY BITCHES, including this Daytime Emmy Special featuring We Love Soaps.
What do you think about the news? Surprised? Elated? Sad to see Bloom go?