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On The Bold and the Beautiful this past week, Taylor Hayes (Krista Allen) was informed by Steffy and Thomas that Brooke kissed Deacon on New Year’s Eve and they have camera footage to show it. Allen showed Taylor’s mixed emotions in her reaction to the news beautifully: first shock (wide eyes, gaping mouth), and then not so shocked (slight smile, nervous giggle, while covering her mouth). After all, this is the Slut of the Valley we’re talking about; it shouldn’t be a shocker to Taylor! Taylor decides to tell Ridge which is hard on her. Taylor does have feelings for Ridge and would love for Brooke to be out of the picture, but she knows how Ridge feels for Brooke and she doesn’t want to see him hurt. Taylor is anxious to tell him; Allen captures this by Taylor’s nervous ramblings when Ridge first shows up. Ridge thinks he knows what Taylor is going to tell him; that Brooke relapsed on New Year’s. Taylor was itching to tell Ridge that there is more to the story (Allen’s shifty eye glances at Ridge were spot on!) and she ultimately gets around to telling Ridge about Deacon. Ridge is in disbelief and Taylor is heart broken for him. Allen’s teary eyes sells the audience that her intentions are good in telling Ridge the truth; she is in no way happy about the news (even if it could ultimately be a benefit to her in the long run). Later on, Taylor decides to confront Brooke herself. Allen’s line delivery of “Well at least I knocked first” which was a jab to when Brooke showed up to Taylor and just waltzed in the past was so good and shows off her comedic timing! Fans are looking forward to Taylor and Brooke’s show down and to see what else lies ahead for Allen in this storyline!
The Bold & The Beautiful
Ridge admires Brooke for being strong and honest during her AA meeting. Steffy and Thomas tell Taylor about the kiss Douglas saw between Brooke and Deacon and show her the security camera footage. They all agree Ridge should know the truth. Brooke tells Hope that she plans on telling Ridge the truth about the kiss. Hope fills in Liam and Deacon. Deacon is concerned that Hope’s feelings are going to get hurt and that he doesn’t think she’s ready to handle Ridge. Liam confronts Deacon, that this must be what he always wanted. Hope defends her father.
Sheila surprises Finn at the hospital and he reminds her that she can’t show up unannounced. Deacon confides in Sheila what happened between him and Brooke and that Brooke plans on telling Ridge which delights Sheila.
Taylor meets up with Ridge. Ridge thinks Taylor found out about Brooke drinking on New Year’s and when he realizes Taylor didn’t know, he’s dumbfounded as to what else Brooke could be keeping from him. Taylor tells Ridge about the kiss, but Ridge doesn’t believe her. Taylor convinces him to ask Brooke. Steffy confronts Brooke about her pattern of hurting her father. Steffy leaves before Ridge shows up. Brooke tells Ridge on her own about her kiss with Deacon. When Ridge fishes for more info, she admits that Deacon spent the night, but nothing else happened between them. Ridge is convinced that Deacon must have spiked Brooke’s drink or got her to drink somehow, but Brooke defends Deacon. Ridge reassures Brooke that she is the love of his life and then he goes to see Deacon and punches him in the face. Taylor tells Steffy and Thomas that she told Ridge about the kiss and then she decides to confront Brooke on her own, much to her children’s delight.
Carter calls things off with Paris which confuses her. She tries to convince him that he has nothing to worry about when it comes to Zende since they have an open relationship. She also tells Carter that they have an undeniable connection so she doesn’t know why Carter is pushing the breaks. Carter says he doesn’t want to hurt Zende or the Forrester family again. Grace sees Paris upset at work and tries to convince her to confide in Zende. Grace calls Carter and confirms that Carter called things off.
Chase tells Dante that Peter kidnapped Bailey while BLQ has to break the news to Maxie. Maxie realizes that Peter must know that Bailey is Louise and that is why he ran off with her. She decides it’s in the baby’s best interest for her to tell her loved ones the truth. Maxie tells Felicia and Robert that Bailey is really Louise and she leaves Austin to fill them in on the details. Anna and Dante are confused as to why Peter would take Bailey; BLQ, Chase, and Maxie tell them the truth as well as Ned. BLQ is afraid that Ned would hate her and while he is full of mixed emotions, he tells her he is proud of her for stepping up to take care of Louise. BLQ and Chase fill in Liz and Finn as well. Anna, Dante, and Maxie go back to the hospital; Mac’s loved ones are informed that he is out of surgery and doing ok. Maxie tells him that he has always been her hero. Mac wakes up to all of his loved ones.
Peter calls Victor in an attempt to arrange a safety plan for him and Louise to get out of town. Victor lets Peter think he will cooperate, but he has plans to kill Peter. Peter kidnaps Charlotte as leverage and uses Charlotte to get away from Victor. Victor located Charlotte while Anna is called by a stranger that Valentin is found. Valentin is brought to the hospital and Victor brings Charlotte to see him. Anna and Valentin are skeptical as to how Victor knew where to find her, as well as Laura. Laura lets Victor know that if he’s found to have been helping Peter, she’ll make sure they share the same fate.
Austin realizes he might have unintentionally led Victor to finding out Bailey is Louise when he told him how to identify a sonogram. Britt and Obrecht are told the truth about Louise. Maxie and Obrecht are furious at Austin for his part in Victor and Peter finding out the truth. Peter calls Maxie and warns her to meet him at the pier alone if she wants to see their baby. He gives her an ultimatum; say goodbye to Louise or choose to run away with them. Maxie decides to try to convince Peter that they should leave Louise in Port Charles as a life on the run would be no life for their child and compares it to Peter’s own childhood spent with Faison on the run. Peter ultimately agrees, but won’t let Maxie call someone they know. Instead he talks her into leaving Louise dropped off at a fire station, where it would be anonymous. Maxie has a tearful goodbye and leaves one of her earrings behind with the baby so it would help people be able to realize Maxie was with the baby and Peter. Chase and Anna are able to put those pieces together. Meanwhile, Spinelli [off camera] helps Austin track Maxie’s car which was traced to the pier. Austin thinks Peter kidnapped Maxie and took her on a boat, but Peter changed his plan and they are in a car instead. BLQ visits Valentin at the hospital to tell him the truth about Bailey, but he lets her know he recently found out and he’s happy that BLQ did everything she could to try to keep the baby safe from Peter.
Since Sonny thinks Carly gave up on him and their marriage, he leans on Nina. Nina hates seeing Sonny in so much pain and tells him that she would take back all of the decisions she made in Nixon Falls if it meant he wouldn’t be in pain now. Sonny reminds her that they can’t change the past, but instead have to deal with the consequences. They kiss and then wind up in bed together. After Carly made sure that Dante was ok at the hospital and having a brief run in with Maxie and checking in on her, she heads to the Haunted Star to see Sonny. Carly finds Sonny and Nina in bed together and is furious. Sonny desperately tries to convince her that he still wants to be with her, but Carly isn’t having it. She calls him out on him wanting to be with both women and she questions if they have slept together before. Sonny throws Carly’s love for Jason in her face which only upsets her more. She decides to walk away from the marriage, but lets Sonny know it’s his fault they didn’t work out. Carly later runs into Drew and they bond over Sonny and Sam being in love with other people. They almost kiss, but Carly stops it from happening and says she respects their friendship too much and that it would be messy considering Drew and Jason are brothers. Sonny finds out that Nina knew that Bailey was really Louise and he admires her for letting Peter blackmail her in Nixon Falls and trying to throw him off track on purpose.
Sam and Dante admit that they love each other. Terry gets ready for her date at Charlie’s and thinks Chet is her date. Liz is upset to see the dress that she wore when she married Franco is shredded. Carly decides to meet with a divorce lawyer. Sonny confides in Phyllis about what is going on with Carly and Phyllis calls him out for not doing everything he could to make their marriage work. Nina tells Ava about her sleeping with Sonny and Carly walking in on them. Taggert and Portia are concerned that Trina isn’t telling them everything that happened during the cabin trip.
The Young & The Restless
Adam offers Sally a job as COO at Newman Media to which she accepts. They admit that they both have romantic feelings for each other, but that they shouldn’t act on those feelings for now. Adam tells Ashland and Victoria that he chose Sally as COO. Victoria isn’t thrilled, but tells him it’s ok for him to choose the person for the job and that he’s responsible for training Sally. Adam lets Sally know that she officially has the job. Sally runs into Billy and lets him know she has the same job as him which he is not thrilled about.
Mariah and Tessa continue to celebrate their engagement at their apartment while Nick tries to help Noah sort through his feelings for Tessa. Noah has a dream of Tessa choosing him and kissing him.
Chelsea will be staying at the Grand Phoenix for the time being. Chelsea has a couple of run ins with Rey and when she struggles sleeping one night, she has a dream of Rey being interested in her and they kiss.
Lauren fills in Jack that Michael is working for Victor again and is already letting the job consume all of his time. Lauren tries to get Jack to talk about Phyllis and his love life, but he doesn’t budge on the topic. Victor finds out from Michael that Ashland had given money to the clinic in Peru in the past. He calls to meet with Ashland and Ashland happens to tell Victor on his own about his involvement in the clinic which makes Victor more suspicious.
Abby and Chance fill in Devon that Dominic is sick. His tests reveal that he has a low red blood cell count and he needs a bone marrow aspiration to see what is going on. The night before the results, neither Abby nor Chance are able to sleep. Chance decides to try to go to work by assisting Rey on a stakeout. A loud sound triggers Chance and he decides to go back home to his family.
Billy is suffering from insomnia, which concerns Jack, Amanda, and Lily. Lily and Devon agree to merge their companies together for a podcast venture which Lily assigns Billy to assist with. Billy struggles sleeping again and tries to reflect and meditate on why. He reflects on all the wrong paths and decisions he took that affected the trajectory of his life; most of it being engaging in getting revenge on Adam after he lost Deila. Lily overhears him talking to himself and Billy shares his thoughts with her.
Couples in Genoa City celebrate Valentine’s Day together: Ashland and Victoria, Victor and Nikki, Billy and Lily, Amanda and Devon, and Adam and Sally. Victoria gives Ashland a ring with the Locke family crest on it and Ashland gives Victoria a necklace with the letter V with diamonds in it. Victoria is upset that Ashland didn’t tell her about the clinic in Peru sooner. Victor shares his concerns about Ashland with Victoria.
(Article written by Adriana Grecco)