Daytime Emmy nominated lead actor tests positive for Covid

Jason Thompson (Billy, Y&R), who is nominated for the lead actor award at this year’s Daytime Emmys, has revealed he won’t be able to attend the ceremony on Friday June 24 because he tested positive for Covid. . On Instagram, he wrote: “After 2.5 years avoiding Covid… finally tested positive! I’m so sorry to say that I won’t be attending the @daytimeemmys tomorrow night and what a shame!! To all my fellow nominees and friends, I wish you all the best, have a fantastic evening celebrating what we do. To the best fans in the world, like most of you, I’ll be watching from home cheering on our favorites on @cbstv!! Thanks for an amazing year @youngandrestlesscbs and @sonypictures. I’ll be back at work in about a week trying to win another invite to the big night!!! Much is love! In an accompanying video, he noted, “I’m pretty bummed about this…I love the Daytime Emmys, I love celebrating what we do, I love hanging out with my co-workers and peers. [and] I was really looking forward to seeing them. To see his full video, click here.


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