Genoa City has seen the last of Nikki... At least for now! THE YOUNG & THE RESTLESS star Melody Thomas Scott tweeted that "I don't know if or when I'll be shooting again. This week's air shows were my last, until someone determines otherwise." The actress also tweeted that it isn't a contract issue keeping her from taping at Y&R. "There are no negotiation problems that I know of," she posts. "Just no scripts for the last month. Believe me, I'd love to be working every day!"
Soaps In Depth hears that the reason for the fan favorite's absence from the screen in the coming weeks is a budget issue. But until Y&R comes knocking at her door again, we know at least one way Scott can keep busy: doting on her newborn grandchildren, James and Charlotte! "They are the best!" the proud grandmother declares on Twitter.