Lauren & Sheila
Lauren Fenmore's marriage to Dr.
Scott Grainger was on the rocks when he began working with
Nurse Sheila Carter. She fell in love with the man and saw
his troubled marriage as the perfect opportunity to make
her move. When Scott and Lauren agreed to a trial
separation, she reunited with Paul, while he hooked up
with Sheila. Eventually, Lauren and Scott reconciled.
However, by this time, Sheila was pregnant with Scott's
child... and so was Lauren.
When Sheila miscarried, she worried her relationship
with Scott was doomed. She purchased a pregnancy pad and
faked her pregnancy for the remainder of the nine months.
The same day Lauren gave birth, Sheila went out of town
and claimed to have gone into labor as well. She returned
with a child she'd purchased on the black market. In Genoa
City, Sheila switched the black market child with Lauren's
baby, wanting to have Scott's biological child to herself.
Lauren couldn't understand what had happened to her son's
birthmark, so Sheila had her baby's mark removed. When
Sheila's Mother, Molly, discovered the scheme and
threatened to tell Lauren, she suffered a stroke. Sheila
had her hospitalized and later committed to an institution
after making it look like she'd tried to kill herself.
Soon after, the black market baby Lauren was raising -
Dylan - died. Lauren was devastated.
Paul began investigating and learned that Sheila lied
about being out of town the night she gave birth. Then the
doctor who had delivered Sheila's stillborn child
expressed sympathies to Scott, who was confused. Lauren
tried to get blood samples, but quick-witted Sheila
destroyed hers. Unable to take it anymore, Sheila
kidnapped both her mother and Lauren, and set fire to a
farmhouse with the two women trapped inside. Sheila was
After a failed attempt to rekindle romance with Scott,
Lauren cheated on him with Brad Carlton. Sheila, very much
alive, got the tryst on film and sent Lauren puzzle
pieces, finally revealing herself to her former victim.
Lauren had no choice but to keep quiet or have Sheila
destroy her world. In Los Angeles, Sheila had made a new
life for herself. Going to Genoa City was her way of
ensuring Lauren would allow her to live that life in
peace. But on the eve of her wedding to Eric Forrester,
Lauren arrived in town and told Sheila she could not allow
her to hurt innocent people... especially since Eric was a
In a bloody battle, Sheila nearly killed Lauren. At the
last moment, Lauren allowed her enemy to go through with
the wedding. Sheila began her life, but Lauren continued
to be a thorn in her side. Sheila attempted to drown her,
and eventually held Lauren and the Forrester family at
gunpoint. In was in LA that Sheila became obsessed with
the Forrester family enough to abandon her rivalry with
Lauren. Her wicked ways continued, while Lauren rebuilt
her life, first in LA with Eric, and finally in Genoa
City, where she reunited with Paul Williams, her first
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