On the Soap Shrink’s Couch: The Young and the Restless’ Kevin Fisher

By Damon L. Jacobs

Kevin Fisher came blazing into The Young and the Restless‘ Genoa City five years ago with rage in his heart, fire in his eyes, violence in his fists, and chlamydia in his … well, you know.  He spent a significant portion of his time chasing after Lily, lying, manipulating, setting fires, breaking mirrors.  As his violence escalated, it became more and more clear there was a tortured young man inside who was acting out his hatred against himself more than anyone else. 

We soon came to understand what drove Kevin, played by Greg Rikaart, to such extreme acts.  From an early age he was physically and verbally abused by his father Tom, who consistently communicated that Kevin was no good, not worthy, nothing more than a “cockroach.”  He was beaten with [Read more...]