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Soap Opera Actor Attacked in West Hollywood

Dec 1, 2014  •  Post A Comment

An actor on a daytime soap is recovering after being beaten and hit by a car on Thanksgiving.

CBSLA.com reports that Corey Sligh, who has played a bartender and waiter on CBS’s “The Young and the Restless,” was walking with his girlfriend, actress Alisa Berhorst, when he confronted two men speeding in a West Hollywood drug store parking lot. Sligh, who was preparing to take a Thanksgiving meal to a friend, told the men to slow down, but instead they slammed their car into him and then attacked him, according to the report.

Sligh, 27, ended up in Cedars-Sinai Medical Center with a broken arm and other injuries. Two suspects have been arrested.

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  1. A quick follow-up report: Out of sympathy for Sligh’s ordeal, it has been reported that the Young & the Restless writers have decided to incorporate the incident into the show, which will give Sligh more of a real-life character. The updated scene: instead of just taking a food order, as originally scripted, Sligh will show signs of difficulty writing the order down because of the broken arm. He will eventually become frustrated enough to yell out “just give me your damn order now”! The couple ordering the food will look puzzled and frightenened. Fade to black….

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