The Bold & The Beautiful Update Thursday 5/24/12
Written By Rachna
Pictures By Juanita
Hope kisses Liam and thanks him for his patience and his love before talking about her session with Dr. Barton. Bill listens in as Hope says she talked about issues from the past that she didnt even know affected her. Bill keeps listening as Hope expresses excitement over her upcoming wedding to Liam, saying how close it is and how ready she is to be his wife.
Stephanie enters Ridges office to see him looking upset and looking at wedding gown designs. She asks him if hes designing a wedding dress for Hope but Ridge says no. Stephanie says good and says if he was then that would be very insensitive to Steffy.
Bill sets his plan to go after Deacon Sharpe in motion with Justin and Allison. Liam comes in but Bill tells him hes busy and heading out for a conference for a few days. He says its for a big deal and leaves after telling Liam he loves him. Justin says that they all love him leaving Liam puzzled.
Steffy remembers how Liam tore up the annulment papers again and sighs. Marcus and Dayzee who have come to see her, hear her and Marcus asks if she is okay. Steffy says yes and asks why wouldnt she be. Marcus says they want to talk to her and say they want to talk to her about a wedding.
Stephanie tells Ridge that she knows Brooke has a lot of plans for Italy but she wouldnt count Steffy out. Brooke enters and says she has more than just plans for the wedding. Brooke tells Stephanie that she knows she doesnt want to hear this but Hope and Liam will be married in less than a month. Stephanie asks if Liam is on board with this. Brooke says yes he is. She says he is committed to Hope and nothing or no one is going to interfere with that.
On the plane, ready to take off, Bill asks Justin if he has everything he needs on Deacon. The pilot says they are ready to take off and Bill looks at a photo of Deacon while saying they are about to meet Hopes daddy, Deacon Sharpe.
Stephanie tells Brooke she is being completely delusional to any possibility that things are not going to work out the way Hope and her want. Brooke rolls her eyes as Ridge says his mother is right, this is not a resolved matter. Ridge reminds Brooke of how confident Steffy is at the moment. Brooke says that the ball is in Liams court and he is going to do what he wants but she has no doubt in her mind that he wants a life with Hope. Stephanie says then she wont have a problem if she talks to Liam.
Brooke says to go ahead and then asks Stephanie to come to Italy for the wedding but Stephanie says she wont and hints that thats because there will be no wedding. When Stephanie leaves, Ridge asks if anything his mother said had any effect on her. Brooke just says she would not be planning a wedding if she wasnt sure there was going to be one. She then tells Ridge that she knows this will be hard on Steffy, especially when Liam marries Hope but says they will be there for her. She then dismisses the topic and goes back to saying how Hopes wedding will be wonderful while hugging Ridge. But Ridge doesnt look happy as he worries over Steffy.
On the plane, Bill and Justin review Deacons prison charges and what he has been convicted for and how he slept with Brooke who was at the time, his mother-in-law. Bill says no wonder Hope has issues. Justin asks if Bill is sure he wants to go through with this. Bill says he doesnt want to destroy Hope but he doesnt want her marrying Liam because that means he will inherit her issues.
Looking at Deacons picture he says part of him wants to strange him but he needs him. Justin asks what if this doesnt work and Bill says it has to. He says even if Steffy wasnt in the picture he would not want his son married to the daughter of Deacon. He says Steffy is around though and says that once Liam sees Hope with all her baggage, hell run back to Steffy because hes too smart to stay with Hope after that.
Steffy says that no matter what happens with Liam and her, shes not going to freak out of her friends get married. Dayzee and Marcus ask her if shes sure shes okay with attending their wedding since it will be close to Liam and Hopes but Steffy says absolutely.
She says that she doesnt know whats going to happen but she knows Liam loves her and knows hell make the right choice. Hope enters and says he already has leaving Steffys face to fall. Dayzee and Marcus leave and Steffy tries to change the topic by talking about marketing reports but Hope tells her she can tell she still hasnt given up on Liam. Steffy says nothing.
As Liam stares at pictures of both Hope and Steffy in his office, Stephanie comes in and catches him off guard by asking him which woman he is going to pick.
Brooke says Ridges heart still isnt in designing Hopes wedding gown. Ridge confirms that he isnt going to do it. Brooke says Hope will be disappointed but shell understand because Steffy is his daughter. Ridge says Hope is too but Brooke says its a little different. Ridge asks if Hope ever thinks of Deacon. Brooke says she hopes not and says she never wanted him to be part of her life. She says she hopes that never changes. Ridge huge Brooke as Brooke looks worried.
Bill says the one person who can save Liam from marrying Hope is Hopes own father, a convicted felon. Steffy tells Hope she heard of her wedding plans in Puglia, Italy. Hope asks her about her plans now that shes single. Steffy says not quite yet. Hope says it will be soon and Steffy says when that is shell make plans.
Hope tells Steffy that she is strong and resilient and she really admires that. She tells her that she is going to find an incredible man. Steffy says she already has and says she married him. Hope looks displeased because she knows its Liam she is talking about.
Liam asks Stephanie why shes here. Stephanie says his divorce is about to come through and says he should put a stop to it. Liam says its not that simple but she says it is. She tells him with Steffy he saw marriage and how good it gets. She tells him not to forget that and urges him not to give up on what he had with Steffy.
Stephanie tells Liam she knows Brooke thinks hes one hundred percent committed to Hope but hes not. She asks if he wasnt happy with Steffy. Liam says they had their moments but picks up a photo of Hope and says they had their moments too. Stephanie sighs before asking Liam if hes honestly ready to walk away from someone as special as her granddaughter. Liam looks undecided.
Hope asks Steffy if she really thinks Liam doesnt love her. Steffy says he loves both of them but he has a lot of issues with her. Hope says she means how she crashed and burned. Steffy tells Hope she messed up but so did she but shes glad both of them have their lives back on track.
Steffy and Hope then talk about how good it was to have help from Dr. Barton and Taylor in dealing with their issues and a discussion starts about being abandoned by their fathers. Steffy asks Hope if she has that issue too and Hope says shes dealing with that and other issues because she doesnt want any negativity when she says her vows.
She then brings the subject back to Liam and says Liam and her are going to get married even though Steffy doesnt want to hear that. Steffy looks away and looks very upset at her words.
Bill enters Deacons jail cell. Deacon asks him who he is and Bill says he could be seen as his fairy godfather. Deacon asks what he wants and Bill turns the question onto him. Deacon asks if he knows him and Bill asks how many more years he has in prison. Deacon says six more years and asks whats it to him. Bill asks if hed like to get out of jail. Deacon asks him if he baked him a cake with a file in it.
Bill says thats funny but no, he says he does have an offer for him. He asks Deacon what he would do to get out of jail. Deacon says everything and says he wants to see his son again. Bill says if he gets him out then he wont be seeing his son but he will be seeing his daughter Hope. Bill says hell be doing everything he says from here onwards.
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