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Is Chance Chancellor coming back to The Young And The Restless?

Darcy Rafter October 22, 2021
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Chance Chancellor left the popular daytime soap opera The Young & The Restless in early 2021; Many fans think he could be coming back to Genoa City and here’s why.

February 2021 marked Chance Chancellor aka Donny Boaz’s last appearance on the daytime drama and it appears the character won’t be recast.

Donny was briefly recast in November 2020 when he tested positive for COVID-19 and was replaced with actor Justin Gaston.

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Is Chance Chancellor coming back?

After a mysterious phone call, Chance disappeared and it was eventually revealed that he had left for a secret mission, but no one knows when he will return. This suggests that he will be coming back to the show but it is not confirmed when he will be returning.

Donny Boaz announced that Chance wouldn’t necessarily get killed off he just wouldn’t feature on the show. However, because it is only a goodbye, many fans are holding out hope that he returns very soon and nothing goes wrong on the mission.

Fans were deeply upset when Boaz announced his departure in an Instagram post on January 31st 2021, revealing that the following day’s episode would be his last.

According to Newsweek, the caption originally declared that he was leaving The Young And The Restless crew because of budget cuts to combat the increased cost of filming during the pandemic.

However the post has since been edited and that part is no longer included, he has now reworded it to thank the cast and fans for his amazing experience with the show.

The Young And The Restless spoilers

Young And The Restless spoilers have revealed that Chance Chancellor could return to the show by the end of 2021. However, it is likely that Chance will be recast.

We have seen his wife, Abby Newman aka Melissa Ordway go through the process of having a baby without him. Devon Hamilton has certainly helped her and agreed that Chance should be there to support his wife in this massive life-changing decision. 

Who plays the role of Chance?

Chance has been portrayed by multiple child actors from the 1980s up until 2001, including YOU star Penn Badgley. 

John Driscoll played the role from 2009 to 2011. Donny Boaz is the last credited actor in the role of Chance.

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Darcy is an experienced journalist passionate about celebrity culture and entertainment. After gaining a degree in Media and Communications at Goldsmiths University she has also become a social media specialist, always keeping informed on the latest trends. With almost five years of experience in media, her expertise is analysing platforms such as Instagram, Twitter and TikTok. When she's not tracking the latest trending content, she’s watching films and eating lots of chocolate.