‘Young And The Restless’ To Pay Tribute To Kristoff St. John

St. John joined the cast of “The Young and the Restless” in 1991.
His character’s love story with Drucilla Winters (played by Victoria Rowell) became a favorite among fans of the show.
Some of his co-stars have mourned his loss publicly.
Kristoff St. John’s fiancée, co-stars and fans mourn his death
Rowell remembered him on her Instagram account.
In a statement to CNN, she said, “Kristoff was a joy. He lived for the day.”
She added, “He loved working in film, prime time and starring on ‘The Young and the Restless.’ He cared about preserving the African-American legacy on the show and not being pigeon-holed into a Black storyline.
“Obviously, we coveted the Black family on ‘Y&R,’ but we also coveted that we were crossovers,” she said. “Proud we pulled in a huge audience, and a huge Black, female audience. We understood the gravity of what we were responsible for and he took that very seriously.
“I shall forever cherish our private and professional time together. Now, is a time for reflection, to mourn his departure and celebrate his brilliance, permanently imprinted on my memory.”
    In a tweet Wednesday, CBS Daytime asked fans to share their memories of St. John.
    “To honor Kristoff St John, help us flood our timeline with photos of him during today’s airing of @YandR_CBS,” it said. “Post your favorite photos of him, with him and for him today while you’re watching live or later on your DVR. #YR #picturesforKristoff RT to spread the word.”

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