Our Performers of the Week are General Hospital's Kirsten Storms (Maxie) & The Bold and the Beautiful's Aaron D. Spears (Justin) --->>
Performers of the Week:
General Hospital’s Kirsten Storms
Our heart hurts for Maxie! She is living in a world of uncertainty and pain. She is fearful that Peter could return at any moment and she is desperately missing her daughter. Knowing that if she stayed in Port Charles she would eventually slip up, Maxie set plans to leave town to ensure her child’s safety. Kirsten - who is a really pretty crier lol - has shown beautiful and emotional work over the last few weeks. Especially this week, when she opened up to Nina with the truth about Baby Louise being raised by Brook Lynn.
The Bold and the Beautiful’s Aaron D. Spears
Sometimes the end of a friendship can be more dramatic and poignant than a breakup! Aaron alongside Don Diamont delivered some powerful scenes this week as Justin was confronted about his betrayal. It was dramatic and heartbreaking at the same time. Now, exiled by Bill, Justin has pledged his loyalty to Ridge and the Forresters. And we are here for it! We’ve been asking for years to see some juicy material for Spears and Bold has certainly delivered on that.
Shawn had hope that Judge Carson’s cases would be reviewed and he would be released. Portia told Curtis that she didn’t want to risk losing his friendship again by trying to have a romantic relationship. Maxie was worried that Austin's presence in Port Charles would lead to her secret coming to light. Seeing how Maxie was struggling, Brook Lynn offered her the chance to stop the charade and take her baby home. Instead, Maxie considered leaving town in the hopes of keeping Louise safe. Before she left though she told Nina the truth about Louise and swore her to secrecy. However, Nina couldn’t help but confront Brook Lynn about her deception of Valentin. Laura comforted Nikolas as Ava moved out of the house. Spencer grew concerned when Trina revealed that the cops had a lead on Ava’s stalker. Monica gave Olivia a little push to fix her marriage with Ned sooner than later.
The Quartermaines prepared to vote Valentin out and Ned in as CEO. However, their plans were halted when Austin showed up with Scott in tow to reveal that as Jimmy Lee Holt’s son, he was contesting Edward’s will. Monica then asked Jason to look into Austin’s story. Laura and Nikolas were surprised when Spencer returned home. Spinelli opened up to Jason about the end of his marriage to Ellie. As Gladys was pushing for Brando to have a more prominent role in the Corinthos business, Sasha worried what his connection to the mob could mean for the safety of their child. Valentin tried to get Anna to admit her true feelings for him. Anna and Valentin’s search for Peter’s helicopter pilot led them to the same hospital where Sonny was with Lenny. Lenny’s latest test results revealed that he had cancer.
Days of Our Lives
Ben and Ciara both went to Justin for help in their divorce. Seeing that he was stuck in between a rock and a hard place, Justin backed out of helping either one. Kayla was surprised when Bonnie asked her to be her Matron of Honor as she prepared to propose to Justin. Justin turned down Bonnie’s proposal so he could propose to her himself. Jack asked Steve to look into his suspicions surrounding Gwen and Xander’s connection to Dr. Snyder’s death. John and Marlena worked to comfort Abe after the fallout of Paulina’s betrayal. Theo opened up to Chad about his concerns about Ciara and Ben. Xander and Gwen’s makeout session was interrupted by Julie. Julie then recognized Dr. Snyder was the man on her couch and went to Eli with the information. Paulina realized that it was going to take more than an apology to fix her relationships with Lani, Abe, and Chanel.
Chanel and Allie talked about their feelings for each other. Tripp was taken aback when Allie shared that she had kissed Chanel and that she was confused by her feelings. Chanel then later walked in on Allie and Tripp taking their relationship to the next level. Chanel attempted to turn to Theo for comfort after realizing that Allie was choosing Tripp over her but was turned down. Lucas thought about revealing the truth of his affair to EJ after saving Kristen’s letter from the fire. Eric surprised Nicole on their anniversary by coming home. Sami bribed Xander to crash Eric’s surprise anniversary party with the news of his night with Nicole. Eli called Gwen back in for questioning about Dr. Snyder’s death. He later arrested Xander for assault when he confronted him about Snyder. Lucas opened up to Philip about his Sami situation and he suggested that he fight dirty to win Sami back by making sure EJ gets the letter anonymously.
The Bold and the Beautiful
Thomas and Hope plead Liam’s case to Baker. Luckily for them, Justin had a change of heart and dropped Thomas’ phone with the video restored to the police station. Chief Baker was able to stop the transport and Hope and Liam was reunited. Eric confronted Carter about his betrayal, telling him to stay away from Quinn as he represented Eric in his divorce. Bill and Justin faced off. Once Bill expressed that he was through with him, Justin offered his loyalty to Ridge and the Forresters in exchange for them not pressing charges. Ridge wasn’t keen on the idea but Thomas was willing to give Justin a second chance. Quinn and Carter couldn’t stay away from each other despite Eric’s warning. Steffy wanted to make sure Hayes’ name represented both her and Finn’s families. While Finn was ready to make their family official with a wedding as soon as possible.
The Young and the Restless
Chelsea worked to make amends with Sharon before she left town to care for Anita. The move led to Adam agreeing to let Connor tag along on her trip. Victor, who was against the move, found himself at odds with his son and put a trail on Chelsea. Rey revealed that he was the cop tasked with watching over Chelsea on her trip. Tara seemed upset when Sally accidentally recorded Ashland discussing his illness but sent the video to the public anonymously. Faith panicked when Moses wanted to talk about taking their friendship to the next level. She opened up about her fears to Nikki after feeling like she may have messed things up with Moses. Elena seemed jealous of Imani and Nate’s connection. Sutton was upset when Imani and Amanda turned down his “help” on Naya’s case, not realizing their goal was to go after him. Nikki and Billy both expressed concerns about Victoria getting so emotionally involved with Ashland.
Victoria and Ashland made the news of their merger public, which led to a number of surprised… and frustrated reactions. Victoria then asked Ashland to move in with her, revealing that she was falling for him. When Ashland addressed his health and the video, Sally confronted Tara about leaking the video. Billy overheard the two arguing, which solidified his suspicions of Tara. Knowing that Phyllis was aching for the chance to go after Tara, Billy went to her for help getting dirt on her. Sally warned Tara about the moves working against her so she could turn the tables on them. Tessa and Abby’s worry for Mariah started to cause a rift between the two. Hearing about the Mariah situation, Ben came to support Abby. Tessa began to wonder if her troubled past could have led to someone targeting Mariah. Amanda went to Victor for help with Sutton after he threatened her. While Devon took matters into his own hands and made his own threats towards Sutton.