Remember how many years ago that was ? It has nothing to do with the way they feel about her now which has changed since her diagnosis ! They are very proud of her and how she over came an illness and personal loss and battles
Matilda I thought you may find this interesting to read Sharon is such a great character and has a HUGE FAN BASE. Case's performance in 2012, described as a "whirlwind year", was met with critical acclaim due to writing by Bell. On-Air On-Soaps commented, "Surviving probably one of the worst on-screen character assassinations in soap opera history, which virtually left viewers wondering, what the heck are the writers doing to the integrity of Sharon Newman, the once befallen heroine of Genoa City?, Case rebounded by making her performances noteworthy, no matter what the creative teams decided to do to her character." This led Soap Opera Uncensored to name her Entertainer of the Year in January 2013. In December 2015, Soap Opera Digest praised her portrayal of the character's "emotional roller coaster" and remarked, "Sharon Case has a knack for bringing emotional depth and reality to even the most outrageously soapy situations".
Kim Potts of The Huffington Post ranked Nick and Sharon 16th on a list of "Greatest Soap Opera Supercouples". Potts observed that although they have not become "enduring love", a reunion is "always a possibility". Upon their anticipated reunion in February 2009, the show gained an average of 447,000 viewers, boosting it to nearly 5.7 million viewers and a 4.0 household rating. The couple were nominated for "Best Chemistry" at the CBS Fan Awards for 2014. Sharon's romance with Adam has also gained a fan following, and they are known as "Shadam" in social media. The couple are perceived as "showing us the many shades of love.
The public speaks. She is a great Y and R character and a great actress