Michael Muhney: 'Young and the Restless' fired for groping?

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"The Young & the Restless" star Michael Muhney was fired with little explanation in December. Now, it seems that the reason has come out: The actor who played Adam Newman was let go after a co-star complained of groping.

According to a source cited by TMZ, actress Hunter King told "Y&R" producers that Muhney had groped her breasts twice. He had also reportedly bullied and harassed King over time, so producers were looking for a reason to let him go.

Other than his long-running soap-opera character, Muhney is best-known for playing the awful Sheriff Lamb on "Veronica Mars."

The final episode of "The Young & the Restless" with Muhney will air on Jan. 30. He has not commented these new allegations.

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