‘The Young and the Restless’: Brytni Sarpy Talks Elena and Devon Fan Love Versus Her ‘General Hospital’ Character Being ‘Not Liked’

by Jeremy Spirogis
Brytni Sarpy

The Young and the Restless star Brytni Sarpy is not any stranger to daytime cleaning soap operas. Before touchdown on the CBS cleaning soap opera, she was on ABC’s General Hospital. In a latest interview, she talked about her character on The Young and the Restless in addition to the distinction in fan reception to her function on this cleaning soap versus General Hospital.

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Brytni Sarpy as Elena Dawson and a relationship for her and the character

Sarpy’s first look on the present was in March 2019 when she joined as a predominant forged member. The actress debuted as the brand new character of Elena Dawson. She beforehand portrayed legacy character, Valerie Spencer, on General Hospital. On The Young and the Restless, Sarpy’s Elena was paired with longtime forged member, Bryton James, who performs Devon Hamilton. In mere months, the 2 have been written into an on-screen relationship on the cleaning soap. The actors themselves started relationship in actual life as effectively.

They began relationship in May 2019. This info was revealed after they posted on social media about celebrating a one-year anniversary in May 2020. In an interview with Soaps in Depth, Sarpy revealed that she and James developed a rapport quickly after she did a display screen take a look at with him. “He was so chill and laid-back. There’s great chemistry between us,” she mentioned.

“Bryton is one of the best men that I’ve met in my life, next to my dad!” she added.

Sarpy talks in regards to the character and loving the help from Elena-Devon followers

Sarpy rcently sat down for an interview with James Lott Jr. with
JLJ Media and talked about her expertise on the cleaning soap, the character of Elena, and help/reactions from followers.

On Elena, Sarpy mentioned (as reported by Daytime Confidential), “I think Elena is a really passionate person. I think she has a mama bear quality abut her. I think she really cares for the people in her life. You see that in her relationship with Devon and how she takes on all of his battles and she takes them as her own and she’s very defensive and protective,” she mentioned.

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Not solely is Elena protecting of Devon, however she’s additionally protecting of Nate. Sarpy attributes a variety of this to her being a physician. She defined, “You even see it with Nate and how she steps in with his relationship with Abby and then his relationship with Amanda and how she’s just so overly concerned. They’re qualities you certainly see in a doctor.” 

She additionally in contrast the fan reception on The Young and the Restless to how viewers reacted to her on General Hospital. On General Hospital, her character of Valerie was an intruder to a preferred couple. “It’s such a different feeling than being on GH, where Valerie was not liked when she stepped on Dante and Lulu’s toes,” she mentioned. However, on The Young and the Restless, issues are completely different and she or he enjoys the messages from Elena-Devon followers.

The Young and the Restless airs weekdays on CBS.

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