Daniel Goddard Reveals He’s Been Fired From ‘The Young And The Restless’ After 13 Years: ‘Shocked And Gutted’

Fans of Global daytime drama “The Young and the Restless” will soon be saying goodbye to longtime cast member Daniel Goddard, who took to social media on Tuesday to reveal he’s been let go from the show after 13 years playing Ethan “Cane” Ashby.

“It is with a heavy heart that I share the news that I will no longer be part of the cast of ‘The Young and the Restless’. I am as shocked and gutted as you are,” he wrote.

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“I almost didn’t post but I felt that the most loyal & loving fans an actor could wish for deserved to know and watch the last story arc knowing the rich meaning behind it,” continued the 48-year-old Australian actor and model.

“I am forever grateful for the 13 years I have been a part of the Y&R family,” he concluded, “but sadly it seems that without Neil and Lily there just is no Cane. 💔 #yr”

Heartbroken fans of the long-running soap took to Twitter to share their shock and sadness at Goddard’s departure.

ET Canada has asked “The Young & The Restless” for comment regarding the matter.

With Goddard’s final episode airing on Friday, Oct. 25, he took to social media to mark the occasion by sharing some photos of himself from the show.

“And so today we all come together to take one to take one last walk down memory #Lane … ❤️,” he wrote. “To each and everyone of you that has been with us every step of the way for the past 12 years! You are cherished & so very loved!”

“The Young and the Restless” airs weekdays at 4:30 p.m. ET/PT on Global.

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