Eric Braeden of the CBS series "The Young And The Restless." (Photo: Sonja Flemming/CBS ©2022 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved)

Victor Newman” is trending in the streets of Twitter after “The Young And The Restless” star Eric Braeden shot down a racist fan with the precision of a sniper.

Kerry took to Twitter in May and posted a photo of cast members Sean Dominic, Christel Khalil, and Bryton James along with the caption:

The three faces that are destroying the show. They all think their high and might when they’re not, can’t wait for someone to put these slaves in their place. #YR

Eric Braeden responded to the tweet writing: 

These three actors are dear colleagues of mine; they have more class than you LOW LIFE can imagine! We are going to block your racist ass, you got that, b**ch??!!

See the original posts below.


Twitter is going UP as “Victor Newman” trends!

Folks have taken to their timelines to celebrate Eric Braeden, invite him to the cookout, and pay tribute to the man Black grandmothers loved.

Read a few tweets below.

About Eric Braeden

Eric Braeden of the CBS series “The Young And The Restless.” (Photo: Sonja Flemming/CBS ©2018 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved)

Eric Braeden, an internationally acclaimed Emmy and People’s Choice Award-winning actor, is a television icon known for portraying “Victor Newman” on CBS’s “The Young and the Restless” for 42 years.

His notable film credits include Den of Thieves, directed by his son Christian Gudegast, and Titanic, where he played John Jacob Astor.

Braeden’s television work spans over 120 series, including “How I Met Your Mother” and “The Rat Patrol.”

Born Hans-Jorg Gudegast in Germany, he came to the U.S. for its opportunities, initially working in Galveston, Texas, before starting his acting career in Los Angeles.

Braeden is also a published author and humanitarian, recognized with multiple honors, including a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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  1. The way I feel like a proud niece right now cuz my uncle Vic stood up for poc…my Abuela is smiling down so hard right now I just know it ♥

      • Sis it was sooooooo hard. There’s a story behind how I kept my cool, but I had to capture that footage for my momma. It was imperative.

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