The long-awaited memoir from one of daytime television's most celebrated and beloved actresses.
Three or four days a week, Jeanne Cooper drives from her Hollywood Hills home to the job she's held for more than three decades: bringing life to the character of Katherine Chancellor, the outspoken, powerful, and insanely wealthy force of nature who, along with Jeanne herself, h The long-awaited memoir from one of daytime television's most celebrated and beloved actresses.
While her then-husband, Gary, was spending time overseas with their son Brock, Katherine had an affair with Gary's best friend, Arthur.
Shortly before Gary returned, Katherine gave birth to a baby and handed her over to a friend from school named Charlotte Ramsey, with instructions to give her up for adoption.
As part of one of her more devious schemes, Jill hired a conman named Brian Romalotti whom she dressed up as a wealthy man and rechristened "Rex Sterling".
With the truth about her barren status about to surface, Charlotte went to the Chancellor Estate and confronted Katherine.
Charlotte then told Kay that Jill was her biological daughter.
John Abbott, also a former schoolmate, recognized Charlotte.
He eventually tricked Katherine into revealing that Charlotte had an abortion, which left her unable to carry children, when she was younger.
Katherine was considered to be the heart and soul of The Young and the Restless by many, and fans worldwide were devastated by Jeanne Cooper's death in 2013.