The Young and the Restless' Jason Thompson Shares Sad News! Learn more here--->>
Jason Thompson is nominated as a lead actor at this year's Daytime Emmy Awards for his work as Billy Abbott on The Young and the Restless. But sadly, he will not be able to attend this year's event as he revealed he tested positive for covid.
The actor shared a video clip with his announcement and the caption, "After 2.5 years of dodging Covid…I finally tested positive! I’m very sorry to say I won’t be attending the @daytimeemmys tomorrow night and that’s a bummer!! To all my fellow nominees and friends, I wish you all the best, have a fantastic night celebrating what we do. To the best fans in the world, like most of you I will be watching from home cheering on our favorites on @cbstv!! Thank you for an amazing year @youngandrestlesscbs and @sonypictures. I’ll be back to work in a week or so to try and earn another invite to the big night!!! Lots of love!"
Thompson was gearing up to attend this year's event and be with his colleagues and co-stars for the celebration. He was also gearing up to attend a very dear friend's wedding but will not be able to due to him catching covide. The actor plays Billy Abbott on Y&R. He won the award for Lead Actor in 2020. He also played Patrick Drake on General Hospital. Wishing him a speedy recovery! Watch his announcement below!