In a statement on her Facebook page, Gina Tognoni (ex-Dinah, GL; ex-Kelly, OLTL) has offered her excited reaction to landing the recast role of Phyllis on Y&R, made famous by Michelle Stafford (Nina, GH). "I am beyond blessed to play this incredible role of Phyllis Newman at Young and the Restless," she wrote. "I am thrilled to be back on CBS. Thank you for your support I feel it in my HEART. So excited to work with is Amazing cast and crew. I am grateful To my beautiful Husband, my family, friends and The best FANS in the world."