The scenes where Sally grieves the loss of her unborn child on THE YOUNG & THE RESTLESS have been powerfully written and performed, but also difficult for many to watch. Actress Courtney Hope (Sally) reached out to those fans in a heartfelt post to her Instagram Stories.
“To everyone that has lost a child, in whatever capacity, my heart is with you,” she wrote. “I know these last few days have been heavy to watch. The thousands of messages I’ve received from you guys, sharing your stories, makes my heart full with gratitude to witness your openness and strength through one of the most difficult things one could go through in life.”
Hope also shared her own personal experience with this specific heartbreak. “I’ve witnessed many loved ones lose their children at different stages of pregnancy and life, including my parents with the loss of my brother and I know it is something that changes your world forever,” she confided. “But I hope you guys know you’re not alone and your story matters.”
The actress also expressed her appreciation for all the fans who shared their own personal stories with her. “I love you all,” Hope declared. “Your vulnerability and transparency has profound healing powers and it’s been beautiful to witness the conversations between each and every one of you as you share your history through loss, grief, and the journey forward.”
Hope also shared her love for Y&R co-stars Mark Grossman (Adam) and Joshua Morrow (Nick) for their work during this powerful and heartbreaking storyline. “I also have to say, I’m so grateful to work with these men,” she expressed. “I couldn’t ask for better companions through this story.”
Keep watching as Sally continues to navigate the grief that comes with the loss of a child.