Eileen Davidson leaving The Young and the Restless?

Eileen Davidson is reportedly leaving CBS soap opera The Young and the Restless.

TV Line reports that the actress, who plays Ashley Abbott, has been let go from the soap. According to the entertainment news the actress tweeted ‘Last week I lost my childcare. This week I lost my job ….It all works out because I don’t need a babysitter if I’m not working. #beingpositive’

Davidson has played Ashley on and off since 1986 and has also appeared in sister soap The Bold and the Beautiful, between 2007 and 2008, in the same role. A return to the Los Angeles based soap has been mooted however, there are also reports stating the actress could return to NBC Days of our Lives in which she played Kristen Blake/Susan Banks between 1993 and 1998.

[Written by Edward De Ritter]