'" Fans speculated that she might depart from the series, but Sweeney managed to ink a new deal with the show.
She said, "I am super-excited to stay, and I am so honored that they asked me to stay. I have already shot my 20th anniversary episode, which airs on January 6, so I had this huge milestone and it's been such an amazing journey.
Sami is known for her rivalry with Nicole Walker (Arianne Zucker) Di Lauro said Sami's most "diabolical plot" was drugging Austin to have sex with her, which was "the start of an elaborate scheme" where she ended up pregnant and named Austin as the father, although Lucas was the actual father.
A bitter custody battle ensued between Lucas and Sami, who had a "love/hate" relationship over the years.
The character has been described as "vindictive"; a writer from the American newspaper Asbury Park Press wrote that: "she's so bad, she's good".