Last week fans of The Young and the Restless and Kelly Sullivan saw her Genoa City alter-ego Sage, meet her demise in a car crash. The timing couldn’t have been worse for Sage, as she was about to tell Nick (Joshua Morow) that their son, Christian is alive and living as baby Sully with Sharon (Sharon Case) and Dylan (Steve Burton)! But with a twist-of-fate assist from Sharon, Sage never got the opportunity to spill the beans.
Sullivan confirmed her departure from Y&R on Friday after the episode sharing on Twitter: “RIP Sage. It was such an amazing run! Thank you to the fans for all your love and support. And thank you to my Y&R family.”
Many of her co-stars shared their respect and admiration for Sullivan’s work including Melissa Claire Egan who tweeted: “Bravo to the beautiful,talented, hilarious & kind Kelly Sullivan on today’s Y&R episode & for all the eps before.You R amazing & I love you!” Justin Hartley, who Kelly spent many a scene with added: “What a pleasure it was to work with Kelly Sullivan. Such a pro. Funny and really really good too. Hope to get that chance again.”
And as for Kelly’s on-screen leading man, Joshua Morrow he shared: “You were the best and am so proud of your work … consummate pro and I miss u every day..thanks 4 being you kid.”
While Sullivan has left Genoa City she shared on social media she is hard at work on a new movie for Lifetime entitled The Stranger Inside.
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