Bold & Beautiful: Brooke Asks Taylor If They Can Be Friends
At Il Giardino, Deacon orders non-alcoholic beers as Sheila laughs at him saying he’s good for Hope and Brooke. Deacon wanted to see her there because he knew that if he went to his hotel room, she would try to sleep with him. He declares that he has news – great news. Sheila learns the person is female as Deacon teases, “Who’s the one woman who hates you more than Steffy.” Sheila looks grim as Deacon confirms, âTaylor. Taylor is back. Sheila is fuming that Steffy is now going to have her mom to her ear, which makes matters worse.â My Godâ¦ that’s all. what I need. “Deacon muses,” Karma is a bitch. “
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Sheila marvels at the breakthroughs Deacon has made, as she can’t even see Finn because of his wife. Deacon adds, âAnd now Steffy has a mom to support him. Good luck with that. “Sheila looks into the distance and whispers that Steffy needs to stop getting in her way. Sheila thinks Deacon likes Taylor’s return because it might end Brooke’s marriage.” You know it is. an opportunity for you. âDeacon squeals,â Not everyone always works from an angle, Sheila. âSheila envies him; he has a chance to build something, but now that Taylor is back in the game, this will make it even more difficult to see her son.
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At the cliff house, Steffy watches her parents kiss and finally joins them in the house. Taylor assures her daughter that she intends to stay and Steffy gushes that this is the best visual she can imagine – the two of them smiling. They go over to Brooke arguing that Deacon is in the house and Ridge just wants to keep everyone safe. Steffy and Taylor are sorry he has to take care of this. Taylor informs Steffy that since they share, she has just told her father that she will always love him. Steffy is overjoyed to hear it and Taylor thinks she is learning to speak her truth and is teaching others to do the same. She says Ridge has given her many years of happiness and memories that she will keep for the rest of her life. Taylor assures him he’s going through a rough patch with Brooke and adds, “I just want you to be happy, Ridge.”
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At home, Brooke tells Katie that Taylor is back in town and the timing is terrible – there is so much tension. Katie thinks, “You mean with Deacon.” She asks if Taylor is going to stay. Brooke says it’s a guess. She reflects that they’ve had their differences over the years, but she doesn’t have any ill will towards her. They agree that it makes sense to want to be with your kids on Christmas. Brooke just worries about the timing. Katie is sure that she and Ridge will overcome this impasse, but Brooke is worried that he has already abandoned her several times! Katie thinks it’s okay to be frustrated, and Brooke tries to find a difficult balance between Ridge and Hope. It couldn’t hurt to honor her feelings more, however, especially with Taylor back in town.
Taylor is sitting alone in Steffy’s kitchen when Brooke walks in the door and says, âWell, well, wellâ¦ look who’s back in town. They politely discuss Taylor’s long flight. Brooke is surprised to see her there. Taylor doesn’t understand why – her children live there. Brooke wonders about her job. Taylor explains that it kept her busy. Brooke wonders if she’s alone for a long time. Taylor sighs, “What’s wrong with Brooke?” She thinks the blonde is trying to find out if she’s dating someone and says she hasn’t had time.
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âI don’t need a man to define me,â Taylor Brooke informs. She found happiness and fulfillment within herself. Taylor assures us that she still needs Steffy, Thomas and Ridge. The important thing is that her children are happy. Brooke reflects, “They are,” and recaps what Steffy found Finn. The conversation revolves around the fact that Sheila is Steffy’s stepmom. Taylor agrees that’s the only downside, but at least she’s not in their life. Brooke observes that Steffy is gone from Liam and Hope is happy. Taylor muses that Hope is a winner, “So are you, Brooke.” Brooke thinks Taylor is still bitter and says she is trying to stretch an olive branch. âIt would be nice to be friends. Do you think it’s possible after all these years of getting throat fucked? “
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At Forrester Creations, Steffy and Ridge work with a model. Once she leaves the office, Ridge marvels at Steffy’s energy. She attributes this to coming home and being with her mother. Talk turns to Taylor to encourage them to speak their truth. Steffy tells Ridge that she hates that Brooke disrespects him and she wonders if he ever thinks about what life could have been like with his mother.
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