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THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS: Billy Hits The Sheets With Summer As Philly and Shick Go Bust!

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On Friday’s episode of The Young and the Restless, the CBS daytime drama stuck with its “A” storyline where Sharon lets Nick have it (and literally too, with that slap to the face) during her nuptials to the man she has always loved.  This all comes about because Sharon, who was late arriving to her own wedding, decided she would out Nick in front of his family and their friends for once again hooking up with Phyllis.

Once the truth come out, Billy and Phyllis who are attending the wedding are gut-punched.  Billy had just proposed to Phyllis.  Now he is devastated and Phyllis admits to him and everyone at the wedding that it is true … she slept with Nick, but it was one time.  After trying to get all the major participants in the reveal out of the church, the drama ramps up even more.

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The episode featured top-notch performances by Jason Thompson (Billy), Gina Tognoni (Phyllis), Sharon Case (Sharon), and Joshua Morrow (Nick). In key scenes at the Abbott house, Billy kicks Phyllis to the curb, even though she tries to plead her case as to why the one night tryst with Nick went down.  He is not having any of it. After Phyllis is gone, he promises Jack (Peter Bergman) that he enter rehab tomorrow for his gambling addiction, but first he needs to clear his head.

Meanwhile back at Sharon’s, after Mariah (Camryn Grimes) and Noah (Robert Adamson) leave them to hash things out, its apparent that Sharon is not going to forgive Nick, or get back together with him.  She cries and pours her heart out that the fact that of all people Nick went and slept with Phyllis reminds her of all the pain that relationship cost her and them after Cassie died.  Ultimately, Nick packs his bags, just as an upset Faith (Alyia Alyn Lind) comes home. After their daughter runs upstairs, Nick tells Sharon before he leaves that he is not giving up on them being together.  Sharon says she loves Nick, but she does not want to be with him, and he has changed since the J.T. masquerade stunt, and forming his company, Dark Horse.

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Elsewhere, as Phyllis drinks out of tiny vodka bottles in what looks to be a hotel room, Summer (Hunter King) is now at the GCAC bar and Billy shows up. Summer asks why he called her and was surprised to hear from him. Billy says she was right, Phyllis is not the woman for him and now that he is no longer with her … he then feels up her legs and begins to seduce her.  The two take it to Summer’s place and hit the sheets, as we cut to Phyllis having a meltdown knowing in her heart that Billy may be having sex with her daughter.

Watch the gripping final moments below. Then let us know; what you thought of the performances and the episode? Are you glad all the couples busted up, or are you upset?  Do you think any time soon Philly or Shick will get back together? Comment below.

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Lew S.
Lew S.

It was bound to come out. Question is who ends up with whom? Sharon/Rey (obviously), Phyllis/Nick or Jack, Billy/Summer (fling) or maybe back to Victoria? Hopefully, they don’t pair Victoria with Nate. I don’t feel the chemistry.

Bonnie
Bonnie

I think it sick for the writer’s to have a daughter sleep with her mom’s boy friend no matter what its sick and you have family betraying one another that a wrong thing to do the writer must not have any moral for your mind to think like that.need to have a example of how family should be theres plenty of drama without no family values

Bonnie fre
Bonnie fre

Don’t pair summer with billy that would be sick what happened to the age difference on this show?

Harry
Harry

Summer will become pregnant with Billy’s baby and Phyllis and Billy will reunite and raise the baby as their own. Grandma Phyllis will also play Mommy Phyllis and Summer will be off to the nunnery.

Bren
Bren

I don’t feel nothing with Nate why is he there anyway.

Celia
Celia

I agree, Lew….actually, I can’t see Nate with anyone. He is soooo blah!!
Something fishy is goung on with Ashley—-maybe it’s that Andre guy who is so chummy with Ashley? What’s going on between them? Very suspicious.
❤️

Mary SFIM
Mary SFIM

I suspect the Andrew works for the lab that Jack had his DNA test done, and it will turn out Jack is John Abbott’s son– since ED is leaving Jack will be proven to be a real Abbott and will take over Jabot once again, kicking Ashley out for good, for lying to him.

Lew S.
Lew S.

Good to hear from you Celia! Your posts are always on point!

Celia
Celia

Thank you, Lew….likewise!
❤️

Christina
Christina

I’ve loathed Philly since their inception so I’m glad they’re effectively killed. Even if they get back together, they will always be trash. He revenge banged her kid. It’s unforgivable.

Bren
Bren

Phyllis is better off without Billy he is a very weak child, Summer got into his head from the beginning with the gambling how could he ever think he could out smart Victor when he can’t even out wit that bimbo child wanna be tart. I’m speaking of the characters not the actors.

Soaphound
Soaphound

Was sad about Nick & Sharon, but I’ve never liked Phyllis with Billy and I despise Summer’s new “aggressive slut” persona. So whatever happens there is fine. But I will NOT accept Sharon with grubby user Rey. I want him GONE on the same train outta town with Shauna and Nate.

Timmm
Timmm

Amen, Rey must not stay!

Celia
Celia

Hey, my beautiful friend, Soaphound.
Uh-ha—agree….but don’t forget Arturo and the little sister ( forgot her name) . What the heck? Rey and Sharon? Oh, Lordy Lord!! Poor Sharon. Let’s protest, Soaphound!! LOL.
What has been my litany since nuPhilly came to town? Never did it for me. Gina is an impeccable actress, yet, I can’t see her in this role.
Thompson? Well…..he does not spark the bad-boy-rascally Billy Miller. So upside-down; inside-out sexy. …..could forgive him anything.
Summer? Like mother like daughter? Phyllis was never the role model. However ( and I am aware I am being unfair, judgmental and unreasonable; but I don’t care), as with Miller, I forgave Stafford everything. I guess it’s simply the fact that my antipathy for Philly is as strong as ever.
If only Michelle Stafford and Jeff Branson would come back to steam up my screen. My heart does summersaults just thinking about their breathless lovemaking ( as fake as it was, LOL).
I feel miserable for Sharon and Nick. I truly thought that this time they had finally crossed every dark obstacle and stepped on the sunny side of their life and love.
I’s a soap–granted….but, I am tired of going around in circles.
❤️

Soaphound
Soaphound

Yes Celia, our Billy (Miller) has it all, though I still wish they’d let his hair grow out. The proof is in how great he is at playing a normal nice guy, just as great as playing the adorably flawed Billy Abbott. Oy, what a guy! Jeff Branson and Michelle Stafford? When those two met for trysts in Phyllis’ penthouse, I’ll bet it registered on the Richter scale!

boes
boes

Pretty vile all around. Y&R is starting to feel like AMC in its death spriral.
Billy Abbott as played by Jason Thompson has been utterly unbearable pretty much since he came out of his coma.
This hate sex with Summer is a low point so disgusting I don’t see a way back for this character. Summer has been awful, terrible, ever since she returned, but for Billy to use her as a tool to hurt Phyllis and Nick is unforgivable. She’s a damaged, stupid young woman, raised by people with no boundaries or any sense of right and wrong but Billy knows better, and he chose – a grown man with children no less – to behave in an utterly depraved manner with a disturbed young woman, to use her, the way Victor used Patty almost, to hurt those who hurt him.
What a mess Mal has made of this show.

Bart
Bart

I CONCUR 100%!!

Jason Thompson as Billy Abbott was a HUGE miscast, IMO – he’s very grating and just not a good actor.

And yes – Mal-ignancy Young has tarnished “Y & R”!!

Jeanne
Jeanne

Summer is an adult who has sexually harassed her mother’s boyfriend for months.

Are we supposed to forget that ?

Jeanne
Jeanne

And Billy will survive.

The way Paul survived after he raped Christine. Or the way Sharon survived after she slept with her kids’ grandfather.

Heather
Heather

Gross

Damien
Damien

Once in a while y n r does some brilliant sequences like billy n summer hitting the sheets. …while phylis cries n regrets.
However i wish there was more at play leading up , like maybe Victoria rejects billy when he needs her reliable comfort so in desperation he turns to his biggest fan Summer or maybe Summer catches Kyle with Lola sharing a moment so she reaches out to a vulnerable Billy. I wish the show dug deeper with the motivations besides the easy Summers a slut and Billys a horny screwup.
Also speaking of compicated, the mariah, tessa and noah scenes were voud of any tension. Noah seemed bored with his ex and sis hooking up. Tessa getting blackmailed by her sisters thugs is ff material. Theres no rooting force for ‘Messa’. Shame, Its a waste of Camyrns talents
I further enjoyed Sharon standing up against Phyliss at the gcac.
All in all a surprisingly satisfying climax to the Summer/ Billy/ Phylis drama!

Bart
Bart

VILE & DISGUSTING – MAL YOUNG HAS GOT TO GO!!!!

Barbara Howard
Barbara Howard

I think nick and sharon should separate.sharon did the right thing. Phillis should leave town. Billy should enter rehab NOW!summer should find someone her age.

Beverly
Beverly

I just want Sharon and Nick together. I’m sick of the same thing happening over and over again.

Rick
Rick

I think Sharon and Nick should get married.

Rick
Rick

I think Sharon tell Nick the truth by jt. Also make sure you are great couple you should Sharon and nick married still

Rick
Rick

I think Sharon and Nick sit down together and Sharon to tell the truth by JT to know house be also both have secrets.

Latonia Franklin
Latonia Franklin

I really hate Sharon and Nick busted up! I don’t like the fact that you would have a scene worth a DAUGHTER HAVING SEX WITH HER MOTHER’S MANTHAT’S REALLY PATHETIC and OUTRAGEOUS! I WOULDN’T WASN’T MY GRANDCHILDREN TO EVER WATCH ANYTHING LIKE THAT, because THAT’S SO NOT OF GOD! MR. YOUNG, YOU COULDN’T GET ANY LOWER THAN THAT YOU’VE REALLY MADE A MESS OF THE STORIES, AS WE ALL GREW UP TO KNOW THEM!

Latonia Franklin
Latonia Franklin

There was a time, when I didn’t know what was going to happen in the stories, and I looked forward to the very next episode, but now I right the very next scene in my head, while I’m watchingThat’s just how boring they are now

Wendy
Wendy

I am so over Y/R! Will not be watching it anymore! How many times are they going to have Sharon and Nick at the altar, only for them not to get married.

Latonia Franklin
Latonia Franklin

We see enough of the sick, pathetic, distasteful scenes in THE BOLD and the BEAUTIFUL

olemoneybags
olemoneybags

Although I’m disappointed they didn’t end up together, Sharon Case delivered in her scenes – not just in her reveal at the church, but back at the ranch when she explained to Nick why they shouldn’t be together. Even though she didn’t come right out and say it, the subtext was that she wasn’t going to be like Nikki and “stand by her man” no matter what. I much prefer when they write Sharon with some backbone and determination. They’ve made her character almost unbearable to watch in recent years, so I hope the writers are correcting that course.

Timmm
Timmm

Yes, everyone did a good job on Friday. My favorite part was after everyone left the church, Nikki and Victor sat there alone and and Victor just tilted his head as if to say, “Hmm.”

The fallout?

Phyllis dies in the hotel bed! I know its rough but her portrayer has ZERO likability and it frees up some cash.

I dont mind Billy and Summer together [Bummer!] because he is a loser and she is a sour puss! I think she will get pregnant and leave town without telling anyone and reappear at some point with a new Abbott/Newman!

Sharon will end up with Rey and I can put new batteries in my remote!

Nick. I would like to see him with Mac. That way, when Nikki is exposed as JT’s killer, who will Nick support?

PS: Since it seems Michael Baldwin has basically been written off the show, you might as well put Lauren with Jack. Once he has his heart attack and is in a coma, his dad will come to visit him. Maybe Jerry Douglas? Did he have a twin Deana slept with?

Momo
Momo

OMG! I don’t know about Summer and Billy. It seems a bit incestuous. It will certainly anger Phyllis and Nick.

I wanted Sharon and Nick to marry, to have their happily ever after. I feel bad for Faith.

I don’t want Sharon with Rey. I don’t want Rey with anyone because I want him to leave.

stevie g
stevie g

Billy was married to Summer’s Aunt Victoria for quite some time. He is the father of her cousins, so isn’t this story a bit icky. She’s sleeping with someone she grew up knowing as an Uncle right? Did the new head writer not do his research?

Celia
Celia

Hi, stevie g,
Yes, quite disgusting….but, nothing new. That’s keeping with the soap opera-morality.
Remember Victor and Sharon? Yuck…..what about General Hospital?—so many ‘trilogies’, albeit I was not watching when Sonny and Sam slept together—-Alexis is her mother….and on and on and on. No surprise for me.
Everyone pretty much slept with everyone else…..I said this before: musical beds.
Soaps!! it is what it is. I wish a pristine, chaste couple would fall from the sky to show us that dignity and a healthy sense of a moral code still exist,m but I accept the fact that we are in the world of soaps, where self-respect has “gone with the wind”.

I buckle
I buckle

No! Think it is excellent needs to have a good shake up every now and then ….. Nicholas and Phyllis need to become the new power couple in GC. Please come up with a better story line for Victoria!??

Sandy Youmans
Sandy Youmans

Please calm down and get Sharon and Nick back together . Let Jack be happy once again knowing John is his Father! Get Rid of Ashley and Phylis and Ray I am 70 have watched since it started now Im assuming Summer is pregnant by Billy ! Omg

Renee Victoria
Renee Victoria

I think Sharon is no saint she’s hiding a secret you always make Sharon so self righteous she does wrong

Michelle
Michelle

Not phyllis w nick – back to Jack! Sharon and Nick hopefully mend it out for faith and Billy I don’t see w Victoria either.

Kardy
Kardy

This is why I quit watchinhis this spring could see this coming and it turned my stomache. Daughter with mother’s man is just too sick for this veiwer.

Anna Ford
Anna Ford

Billy sleeps with Summer to get back at Phyllis. Phyllis will never take Billy back now. Sharon will never trust Nick again.

phyllis
phyllis

1st shick is so stupid. who thot that up. idiot mal.

Jrowe
Jrowe

Why put Billy with summer. Isn’t he old enough to be her dad. She was a kid back I the day he was older why y’all do this

Applebaum
Applebaum

Do you think Sharon and Nick will ever end up together. Would like a Jack Phyllis reunion.

Sam
Sam

Sick sick sick. As if we didn’t know that Billy was going to hit the sheets with summer. DUH…old news.

Luise
Luise

Wow that’s pretty harsh. A daughter hurting her mother by sleeping with her mother’s boyfriend. I can’t imagine doing that to my mother. That’s a lot of hate for her mother. How do you forgive yourself for that????

Legion
Legion

Sad for sharon& nick sharon would have found out later though. Phyills & nick have a lot of chemistry they should be to

June Henderson
June Henderson

I want Phyllis and Billy together

Harry
Harry

I was so revolted that I almost stopped watching their love scene for the 12th time.
PS. I need some pearls to clutch.

Alan
Alan

Billy sleeping with Summer may be the lowest point this show has sunk to in years…and the one it may not be able to come back from.

Celia
Celia

As Lew said….sooner or later ‘it was bound to come out’.
No surprise…..none of it!!
Except; except; except Ashley’s secret. Did she switch Jack’s DNA test? That new (Asian) guy is iffy….hmmmmm. So mundane!! Yet, surprising from Ashley.
Is Jack John Abbott’s son, afterall? We were all holding on to that presumption.
This is soooo NOT Ashley…..if true? I’ll be floored!!
Yeah, I will……goody-two-shoes-Ashley? Prim and proper, Ashley? Nah—-Gran says, yah!! LOL.

Ron
Ron

Hi Celia–
I agree with you about Ashley– I think she had her hands in the DNA test just to get rid of Jack. No one can trust Dina’s memory about Jack’s “inception.” She had lovers, but it doesn’t necessarily mean John isn’t Jack’s father. I think this revelation is what becomes her Y and R exit (at least temporarily.)

Celia
Celia

Hi, Ron,
Thank you for seeing the sudden duplicitous nature which is so out of character for Ashley.
This transformation is not something I expected….. If Ashley must leave; why not give her a dignified exit?
I am not liking this development one bit, my friend.
❤️

Soaphound
Soaphound

Hi Celia! Hope you and yours are well. First..the Asian office guy is kinda cute. Second…Ashley is, I fear, just as Kyle described. Her railroading of Traci got me suspicious and knowing Eileen is leaving (criminal!) only confirms it. She’s guilty of something MAJOR! Finally some good drama…without excess baggage like Nate, Rey, or Shauna.

Celia
Celia

Hey, Soaphound,
As I said to Ron, TPTB should have never written Ashley as a traitor……it simply does not go with the flow that is Ashley.
I hope I am wrong, and that there is a perfectly sensible explanation?
❤️

Harry
Harry

Let’s not forget Ashely stoled Victor’s sperm to impregnate herself with Abby. Then she lied to Brad for years about Abby’s parentage. I had to laugh today when Tracy said,”Ashely would never do anything unethical.”

Celia
Celia

I had forgotten about the Victor DNA stuff, Harry……I guess Ashley is as imperfect as any soap “operatress”. LOL.
I always believe you, Harry…..shame on those who didn’t/don’t, Double LOL?
You stuck to your guns, just as I am sticking to mine. Kiki is Nina’s daughter…….i have been reciting those words for a few years ( two, perhaps?)….. everyone thinks I’m nuts.
It’s okay, I’m used to it, Harry…..my sister just regaled me with a throw pillow which says, ” My family tree is full of nuts”…. story of my life.
Trust me, Harry, I am as sane as you!

Harry
Harry

Celia, please do not do that to yourself. When I complain about someone or something driving me crazy, I am invariably confronted with the response,”Well, that’s a short drive for you.” Somehow, I think that is a much longer drive for you, Miss Celia.

Harry
Harry

I like to think I am the sort who never says,”I told you so” but it’s so seldom that I am right, I feel that I must. I told you so!! I predicted right here in this forum several times, and many months ago that Ashely doctored the DNA test results. In fact, I guessed she had done this the day Dina’s disastrous documentary aired in which someone put in the footage of her tearfully confessing that Jack was the result of an extramarital affair. No one believed me. It was clear Ictor (Victor) and Vile (Kyle) didn’t do it and Ashely had the means, opportunity and certainly the motive. No one believed me. It’s clear she had not banked on Billy enjoying the role of CEO as much as he did. She had planned on his changing the Blood/Abbott clause before he handed the CEO reigns over to Ashely. Ashely had this planned from the get go taking advantage of her mother’s confusion. It was a really cruel thing to do–not just to Jack but to Dina as well. But Ashely never got over the humiliation of being publicly outted as not being the biological daughter of John Abbott. And when Jack had to impose the Blood Abbot clause in order to save his CEO position, something in Ashely snapped. So this is Ashely’s exit plan–she may leave Jabot in a straight jacket and go back to the mental asylum.

Celia
Celia

Forgot to sens you my love, Harry…..here it is…
❤️

Harry
Harry

Okay, but please know that during holiday affairs with family members, I wear a T-shirt which reads,”I don’t do hugs.”

sonniorsolita
sonniorsolita

Good grief, I’m chuckling at all the clutching of pearls. A woman sleeping with her mom’s boyfriend is not exactly something new or shocking in daytime soaps. (And if you’re worried about younger members of your family seeing such scenes, why are you letting them watch at all? Nearly every storyline on a soap features some action that is morally reprehensible.) I remember, what 20 years ago, or 25, on “Guiding Light” when Blake (then the fabulous Sherry Stringfield) seduced her mom Holly’s boyfriend — who was also scandalously older than her. It wasn’t a new story then — but it was great soap opera (and Blake and Ross went on to become a beloved couple).

Alan
Alan

I don’t think it’s the fact that Summer slept with Billy but the lack of motivation or character development that makes this feel like a logical next step in the story.

Harry
Harry

Remember when Tadd the Cadd from AMC slept with Marion Colby, the mother of his girlfriend, Liza? Back then, Tadd the Cadd wore leather pants and was Marion’s boy toy. She actually paid him for his, ahem, services. But this was the 80s–we seem to be a lot more uptight these days.

Celia
Celia

Leather pants? No way!! …..There’s something to be said about guys in leather pants—just thinking about it makes me break into peals of laughter, Harry. Do you have a pair?
I like leather skirts with the slit up the front of the left leg…. LOL….but pants? Even on a woman; yuck!!
I am going to try to pull a scene from Tad ( or is it Thad?) the Cad’s “pants of leather” days….
❤️

Harry
Harry

Celia, it was the 80s–you weren’t even a glint in your Daddy’s eye. There’s something a bit paradoxical about the 80s. They were innocent times but at the same time they were more progressive times. I don’t know quite how to explain it.

Allen saint james
Allen saint james

That’s a perfect way to describe the 80s!

Shay
Shay

@Harry….You really have perfectly summed up the divine dichotomy that was the ‘80’s! When I reminisce about that fabulous decade, the thing that most stands out in my mind is the vibrant, joyous, incredible freedom it encompassed, whilst, first and foremost, celebrating the individual and their right of expression…whether in fashion, music, popular culture, speech…whatever! It truly was “vive la difference!” And that is precisely what made it so immensely naughty and fun, even in the generally more conservative times in which we lived. Today it’s all about forced sameness and repression …being told what we can say, think, feel and do…and grouped into divisive camps and expected to behave accordingly. When one considers it all, this is actually quite absurd for the now-matured former children of those wild and wonderful years to be far more restricted in thought and deed in the current environment than we ever were as tweeners, teens and young adults!!!!

Alan
Alan

The Tad/Marion plot made sense because Tad came back to Pine Valley as a schemer and conniver and character driven writing made the story make sense. Y&R seemed to just assume viewers would fill in motivation for Dumber lusting after her mother’s boyfriend (and former uncle) and cut to the chase as it were.

There have been several daytime storylines with this theme (GL’s Holly and Blake; RH’s Rae and Kimberly; AMC’s Liza and Marion) but those stories were playing out slowly with clear motivation and character development. Everything starts with good writing,

AVP
AVP

Off-topic, but is Ashley’s “exit” storyline boring or what? I keep tuning in, and it’s the same story about Jabot…not sure why they would put her in-charge at Jabot or pair her with Neil when she will be exiting the canvas soon.

Celia
Celia

Hi, AVP,
TPTB are turning Ashley into a shrew. She has done something very dispicable by ’employing’ Andrew to tamper with Jack’s DNA test……I mean, why introduce this guy, who is the IT person at the Lab? The clandestine meetings point in one direction only. …..Ashley did something underhanded.
My grandmother said that Phyllis did work at a DNA Lab in NYC when she first came to Genoa City. Their ‘accidental’ meeting was no accident….
Now, this Andrew guy is a definite giveaway. The only question is: which DNA test was altered? Jack/Phillip Chancellor;? Jack/Victor ?, or Jack/John Abbot?
I would guess John Abbott?…. Ashley wanted Jack’s position ….to be at the helm. Treachery!! LOL.
I just never expected the writers to go there? Why? So that Ashley would leave shrouded in shame?
We shall see..
❤️

dmr
dmr

Celia, I haven’t watched for a few days, not sure I want to now-STUPID! & if I have to hear the term “Blood Abbott Clause” one more time…

Harry
Harry

Celia, I hate to disagree with you but Ashely has always been a bit of a shrew. Now, she’s just an older shrew. I love the character and the actress but she’s never been a really good person. Her daddy called her “my beauty” and she developed a sense of entitlement derived from being Daddy’s Little Girl. When Tracy struggled with an eating disorder, depression and a horrible case of insecurity, big sister ignored her–so did Daddy. Indeed. When Brad the pool boy started to fall for Tracy, Ashley tried to talk him out of it and cruelly cited her little sister’s weight issues. It wasn’t just Lauren who was cruel to Tracy about her weight, it was big sister Ashely as well. When Ashely discovered that John Abbott wasn’t her biological father, she was so devastated that she had to go live with Victor and Nikki. Once there, she embarked upon an affair with Victor under Nikki’s nose. I already referenced what Ashely did with Victor’s sperm in order to impregnate herself with his child. Later she slept with her daughter’s fiance Stitch and luster after him during the duration of their subsequent marriage. In short, this is not totally out of character for Ashley. She is not a nice person, never has been.

Celia
Celia

When you’re right, you’re right, Harry…..my Gran said the same as you; that is, Ashley shows an impeccable facade of the affable, loving, dignified human being, sister, mother, professional and friend.
I guess I do not know her as well as you and others, albeit I’ve been watching since I was in diapers…..I suppose that by the time I began to take serious interest, I liked what I saw…..as I did with Original Phyllis—-I am a very visual girl—not always a good thing—I’m learning, in my old age, my friend…..I’m learning. What ‘shiny’ things we see are not always awash with authenticity.
And, albeit, I do remember, I think, when she impregnated herself with Victor’s yucky ‘manna’ from the devil, not the gods, I don’t know why?? My grandmother doesn’t really remember. She thinks it was because of some kind of payback?
I don’t remember the part where she slept with stitch. But, they’re all loose women on soaps. They should have an orgy and get it over with. LOL.
I have heard so many recounts from my Gran, myGG ( RIP), and great-aunt that sometimes I think I’ve actually watched the episodes….confusing. Know what I mean?
Thanks for the recall, Harry.
❤️

Corinne
Corinne

I think its horrible that someone that age and Billy is a lot older and its physilli daughter

Mary SFIM
Mary SFIM

I have for the most part stopped watching, but once in a while catch a show, and I caught this one. All I can say is I thought they had destroyed the character Billy when he slept with his brother’s wife– now Billy is sleeping with his girlfriends’s daughter, his kid’s cousin– his ex wife’s niece— this has completely trashed his character.

And Jason T looked so uncomfortable in those scenes– you can tell they were barely kissing- a lot stage kissing, where it looks like you’re kissing but not– but even if this was a good idea for a story line, the two actors have no chemistry to make this even remotely believable.

But this is the kind of cheap dramatics that come from writers that don’t know how to write a real story– it is one of the reason, I am a soap fan in mourning.

dmr
dmr

YES! The storyline was rushed and did not make any sense. There was no real reason as to why Summer came back hating her mother. There was no build-up. What ruined it for me, happened in the beginning, the gambling “party” that Summer threw, trying to entice Billy back to gambling. It was just lame! I really dislike the character (Summer).

Momo
Momo

So is their couple name “Silly”?

Mary SFIM
Mary SFIM

or Bummer– Silly Bummer– sums up the story line nicely

dmr
dmr

YES! So stupid, and Summer is so desperate and pathetic!

Celia
Celia

Aha…..like it, Momo.❤️

Harry
Harry

Or Bummer.

Dr Helen Ruth
Dr Helen Ruth

Billy sleeping with Summer is like Fred Mac Murray sleeping with one of the Brady Bunch girls. Creepy!

Harry
Harry

or with one of My Three Sons.

Recaps

THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS: Ashley’s Revenge Plot On Jack Revealed; He Is John’s Son After All!

How many of you saw this coming?  Did you think that Ashley would dupe her brother, Jack Abbott?  Well, if you caught how her plan was executed in her revenge-plot against him on Monday’s episode; you also saw brilliant performances by Eileen Davidson (Ashley) and Peter Bergman (Jack).

As it turned out, after months and months of thinking that John Abbott was not his bio-dad and his continual search for who could likely be his father, Jack gets the bombshell of all bombshells.  He was never anyone else’s son!  Ashley hatched a secret plan to ensure she would stake a claim to the Abbott family company, Jabot and name, and for he daughter, Abby (Melissa Ordway).

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Once the truth is out in front of the family and co-workers, Jack asks to speak to Ashley in private and the showdown begins.  Ashley says she was completely justified in making it appear to Jack that John was not his biological father.  When he thinks Victor put her up to this, she revels in the fact that she did this all on her own.

Ashley confesses that it all dates back to last Christmas when Jack threw the blood Abbott clause in her face and made her feel like a fraud.  Ashley goes on to list the many ways he betrayed her and the family and made her feel less than because she was not John’s bio-daughter.  She screams out at Jack that she was sick and tired of being nice and wanted to be as cold and calculating as he was.  She goes on to say how she even duped Dina, who has Alzheimer’s, by planting the seed that Dina had another affair on John.

As viewers we see flashbacks through Ashley of how she pulled-off her plan.  Jack asks, “Who are you?”  He explodes at her that no wonder Dina couldn’t remember the name of his real father; because he didn’t exist!  Ashley even says she was sorry, but then glad, that Jack learned about the now faux-fact that John wasn’t his father in the movie screening of Dina’s documentary, and that she edited in Dina’s confession into the film.  Ashley then goes on to tell via flashback just how she paid off Andrew, the lab tech to handle the DNA results; where she switched her hair sample for Traci’s so it would not match Jack’s.

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All of this was done to ensure she would run Jabot.  Ashley tells him she was justified in wanting revenge and she wanted him to know what it felt like to not be a part of the family he grew-up in and that he loved so much.  Jack shouts at her that she is a cold monster, and then starts to take the name plate off  of Ashley’s office door.  He then (in a redux of the classic scene between Victor and Jack, where Jack throws the executive chair that sits behind the desk through a window) throws Ashley;s executive chair through the glass in the front of Ashley’s office into the reception area.  Ashley screams.

Kudos to the performances of Davidson and Bergman! These are tw0 Daytime Emmy-winning powerhouses who we will miss seeing together when Davidson finishes up her on-screen run on Y&R.

So, what did you think of the story twist? Glad Jack is truly John Abbott’s son? Shocked that Ashley pulled off this plot?  What did you think of Eileen and Peter’s performances? Comment below, but first watch the final minutes of Monday’s episode.

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WATCH: GH’s Hudson West Dances The Cha Cha In Dancing with the Stars: Juniors Debut!

General Hospital’s Daytime Emmy-nominated, Hudson West (Jake) made his highly anticipated debut on Sunday’s two-hour season premiere of the first ever, Dancing with the Stars: Juniors competition on ABC.

Performing to the hit smash “There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back” by Shawn Mendes, Hudsonand his dance partner Kameron Couch took to the ballroom dance floor performing the Cha Cha. The result?  For his first foray into dancing as he detailed as one of the special guests on last Thursday’s broadcast of Soap Nation Live!, West and Couch did a more than admirable job.

The judges had this to say about the performance: Mandy Moore and Val Chmerkovskiy gave some tips to West to work more on this timing. Adam Rippon praised Hudson for getting through a large amount of partner work for the first time in his life. The score? 22 out of 30.

The great news is Hudson continues on into another round of the competition this Sunday night. He is and his partner Couch are mentored by pro dancer Hayley Erbert and will be intriguing to see what routine they come up with next.

Watch the performance below. Then let us know what you thought of Hudson’s Cha-Cha and what you thought about the concept of the series via the comment section below.

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BIG BROTHER Season Finale: And The Winner Is ….

It was the final episode of the season, and in last night’s Big Brother we crowned a new winner. It was between Tyler, Kaycee, and JC

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Each week, we saw the alliance of Level 6 dominate the game through blindsides, manipulations, and competition wins.  It was a 3-part competition that would determine who would win the final HOH of the season guaranteeing them a spot in the final two ,as well as deciding who will be joining them.

In the first competition, it was one that required endurance. Kaycee and Tyler made a plan that he would throw the competition to her, but he didn’t. He actually ended up winning the first part which gave Kaycee some doubt in their alliance.  However, it all came together when the second part came out and Kaycee bested JC. It came down to Tyler and Kaycee.

It was a close one as both correctly guessed 6 of the 8 questions. This led to a tie-breaker question, and it was Kaycee who came out with the win causing her to secure the final HOH. Although she had a final two with both JC and Tyler, she decided to stick with the deal she made on day two and brought Tyler to the end with her.

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With Tyler controlling the house and Kaycee dominating the power competitions, it will be interesting to see how these allies will sell themselves to the jury and secure the votes. Will the evicted houseguests vote on game or emotion? As the votes came in, it was neck in neck … but locking in 5 of the 4 votes to win, Kaycee took the crown!

Rockstar, Faysal, Scottie, Sam, and Bayleigh all voted her to win while Angela, Haleigh, JC, and Brett vote for Tyler. I t wasn’t too bad for Tyler considering he won the second-place prize of $50,000 and was crowned “America’s Favorite Player”- a poll for viewers of the show to text or vote online for their favorite player which also comes with a nice $25,000 reward… so Tyler really left with $75,000. Not too bad for coming in second.

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As Julie Chen signed off, adding in “Moonves” once again, she secured the show would be back with Celebrity Big Brother returning in winter and a new season coming back next summer!

Until then, be sure to follow along at Michael Fairman TV for all the coverage on your favorite shows… and always remember to expect the unexpected. (Filed by Jake Updegaff- Big Brother Correspondent)

So were you happy Kaycee won Big Brother?  Share your thoughts on the season finale below.

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This weekend we mourn the loss of General Hospital’s beloved Susan Brown who played Gail Baldwin. Here is her final scene from 2004 when Gail and her husband Lee (the late Peter Hansen) showed up at Lila’s funeral and had an exchange with Alan and Monica. Share your thoughts on Susan’s passing via the link below. Leave A Comment

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