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Melody Thomas Scott Explains Why She’s Wearing a Wig on Y&R


When the soaps returned from their COVID-19 production hiatuses, things looked a little different. Not only were characters keeping their distance from each other, but they also looked a little bit different. Some actors had some longer locks and facial hair, but some fans were wondering why Melody Thomas Scott was wearing a wig as Nikki on THE YOUNG & THE RESTLESS! Well, the actress took to social media to squash any rumors and reveal the truth.

“I know there’ve been a lot of questions about Nikki’s wig,” she tweeted. “Just wanted to share that everything is fine! When we resumed production, we had limited contact with our amazing glam team and needed a simple, short-term solution. You’ll see my real hair soon!”

Y&R Nikki

It’s common for soap stars to rely on the show’s hair department to give them the occasional trim and keep them looking their best, so it seems Scott was willing to wait until the skilled stylists at the Y&R studio were available again instead of going elsewhere. But fans can rest assured that Nikki Newman will always be a glamorous diva no matter what! And for more juicy stories from the actress, be sure to read her newly-published memoir!

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