Eileen Davidson of The Young and the Restless is defending Hunter King, who recently came out with news alleging Michael Muhney groped her. While Michael has come out to deny these allegations, Hunter stands by her story, and it seems as if she’s garnered some support from her fellow co-star. Eileen took to Twitter recently to rally support for Hunter — and to come out against those supporting Michael and hating on the actress — in the wake of this scandal. Faithful supporters of the show, and those particularly attached to Michael, have said they’d boycott the soap if his firing was made permanent. Many want him back — and they don’t really care what he did or didn’t do.
Eileen said, “2 u who r bashing @HunterHaleyKing. Shes amazing, brave & courageous. She deserves 2 b applauded & respected. THE END.” The actress later added, “I have so much respect for you Hunter. My thoughts are with you. Xoxoxox.”
What do you think about this scandal, which continues to heat up by the day? King went to Y&R showrunners alleging that Munhey had fondled her breasts on two occasions and, as we’re all aware, this kind of thing is not tolerated — by any stretch of the imagination — and he was promptly fired. Perhaps showrunners thought that they could fire him quietly and shove this little scandal under the rug without so much as a peep from fans (or anything more from Hunter). Well, if they did go into this situation with that mindset, I suppose they thought wrong.
Some are completely buying Hunter’s story while others aren’t so quick to believe her claims. What do you make of this scandal, and who do you think is the truth teller in this situation?
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