As with any year, 2021 saw its share of soap opera news. There were the usual headlines about castings and recastings, but there were also headlines about sudden firings, real-life romance (or drama) between co-stars, and decisions that changed the canvas of your favorite soap! Covering The Young and the Restless (Y&R), General Hospital (GH), Days Of Our Lives (DOOL) and The Bold and the Beautiful (B&B), these are the major soap opera headlines of 2021, as determined by readers!
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12. Are Y&R’s Sharon Case and Mark Grossman Engaged?
During a casual pizza break with Y&R cast and crew, Melissa Ordway (who plays Abby) probably thought nothing of posting a group photo on Instagram. However, soaps fans were immediately drawn to the shiny engagement ring on co-star Sharon Case’s finger… especially because the cast members were in their own casual attire. Is Sharon secretly engaged to longtime boyfriend and colleague Mark Grossman (who plays Adam)? Despite a flurry of media attention, the couple has yet to reveal the truth!