‘The Young and the Restless’: Why Cane and Lily Fans Are the Most Dedicated in All of Soaps

by Jeremy Spirogis
Daniel Goddard and Christel Khalil in 2016

Cane Ashby and Lily Winters make up one of the crucial well-liked relationships in all of daytime tv. These two The Young and the Restless characters, portrayed by Daniel Goddard and Christel Khalil, could not make up “Lane” at this second, however it’s all the time fascinating to look again at their influence.

Daniel Goddard and Christel Khalil in 2016
Daniel Goddard and Christel Khalil in 2016 | David Livingston/Getty Images

A brief historical past of Cane Ashby and Lily Winters on ‘The Young and the Restless’

Winters is a legacy character on the present because the daughter of Neil and Drucilla Winters. It was thought that Cane Ashby was a legacy character as effectively, earlier than it was revealed that he was not actual Phillip Chancellor III and son of Jill Abbott. Cane and Lily we married from 2009 to 2011, after which once more from 2012 to 2019. They have two youngsters collectively, twins Charlie and Maddie Ashby.

Though the 2 gained a legion of followers, their age hole was critiqued by some. It is a critique that Khalil talked about in a 2019 interview with Soaps.com.

“I’m all for it,” she stated, this time referring to Cane’s potential May-September romance with Traci Abbott. ” I feel there are such a lot of instances [in soaps] when you have got an older man and a youthful girl. What’s humorous is that they’re really nearer in age than Daniel and I had been. When our characters began getting collectively, I used to be 19 and he was 35. It’s humorous how when it’s an older man, we don’t suppose something of it. When it’s an older girl, we’re so weirded out by it. So I really find it irresistible. I feel it’s nice.”

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Years in the past, Cane and Lily followers pulled this stunt

Both Cane and Lily followers, in addition to followers of their romantic pairing often known as “Lane” are identified to be very excessive.

As Daytime Confidential notes, followers employed a blimp in 2011 when Goddard was in “tense drama behind-the-scenes.” Then in 2012, followers did the same factor once they employed a airplane to fly over the studio when Khalil was in intense contract negotiations. This isn’t one thing that. is out of the atypical for The Young and the Restless followers or cleaning soap followers normally. Fans of former Adam Newman actor Michael Muhney did the identical factor, chartering a airplane to fly a banner saying “NO ADAM NEWBIE, JUST MICHAEL MUHNEY” when he was fired.

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Though the 2 aren’t collectively on the cleaning soap opera proper now, as we all know, the whole lot all the time comes again round in cleaning soap operas. On the 2 breaking apart, Khalil stated in the identical 2019 interview, “I think it was a valid reason. There’s been a lot of infidelity in their relationship. This was at a point where she’s in prison, locked up, away from her family and kids and everything she knows,” she shared. “So it’s a very vulnerable place to be in and then to have Cain [sic] do something like that, I think it made a lot of sense to get divorced.”

Maybe one in every of nowadays within the close to function, “Lane” will get again collectively and followers could have their desires come true as soon as once more!

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