The Bold & The Beautiful Update Tuesday 8/16/16
Written By Anthony
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Steffy begs Eric to listen to them. Quinn is dangerous. She is not good for him or the company. Ridge thinks hiring Quinn would not be good for Eric. Rick has to agree with Ridge on this. It would just cause more problems. Pam begs him to listen to them. They dont want him to do something that he regrets. Steffy reminds him of what Quinn did to Liam. Eric has heard enough. He hears where they all stand with this issue. They are all his family and he hates to do anything that will upset them. Especially Steffy.
Wyatt thinks that it is over with Eric. Quinn already said she was backing off. Wyatt thinks that Liam is hoping that Quinn will do something stupid. Liam just has no faith in the woman. Wyatt wants Liam to go back to his foundations. Liam is more committed to Steffy than he is his foundations.
Sasha tells Thomas that she has heard all the rumors about Thomas. Thomas doesnt think that she should believe any of them. Sasha wonders if she shouldnt. Rumor is that he is actually a pretty thoughtful guy. Thomas guesses that she should believe everything that she hears then. Sasha thinks the way he defended her was nice to know that someone has her back. It is such a big change to be working for Forrester. She doesnt take any of it for granted. Thomas feels that she is doing an amazing job. Thomas thinks that Sasha makes workout clothes look amazing. Sasha tries to put a little Sasha into everything that she wears. Thomas likes it a lot. Sasha thinks it really works for the LA lifestyle. Thomas asks how. Sasha admits that a little while ago she was rocking a burger flipping lifestyle. Thomas bets that she still looked beautiful. Sasha doesnt even think Beyoncé could pull that off. Thomas wonders if they could figure out a way to make workout clothes for the company. They look good on Sasha. Sasha thinks that coming from him that is a compliment.
Wyatt keeps looking at his phone. He is worried that he still hasnt heard a word from Steffy. Liam is sure that he will hear from her soon. Liam guesses that there is always a chance that Quinn has Steffy locked in a closet somewhere. Wyatt begs him to give it a rest. Liam wants to simplify it for him. If he loves Steffy then Wyatt has to recognize that Quinn needs to be completely absent from his life.
Steffy is glad that Eric has finally realized that hiring Quinn is a terrible idea. Rick tells Eric that they didnt mean to come down on him so hard. They just were not getting through to him. Steffy says that Quinn needs to leave now. Pam can walk her out. Ridge thinks they need to have Charlie make sure she stays off the property. Eric wants to finish here. They are all so important to him. A man reaches a point in his life though when he can make a choice and stand by it. Eric is sorry to upset Steffy but she has made choices that he has not agreed with and he has supported her in her wisdom and knowledge. He is asking her to do the same for him now. He enjoys Quinn and respects her artistic skills. He knows she wants to make changes in her life. Eric wants to be the one to do that.
Thomas guesses that since Sasha has settled down and met some people she is finally a California girl. He asks how it feels. Sasha thinks she feels like a California girl with a Midwestern heart. Thomas thinks that is the best kind of girl. Sasha thinks it must have been nice to grow up with the privileged Forresters. Thomas doesnt think it was always so privileged. Thomas doesnt want her to get him wrong. He got everything he needed and had opportunities to do things. He does however think that you should have to work for certain things. Some things are out of your hands. Sasha asks what he could possibly want that he doesnt have. Thomas wants his son. He wishes that Caroline had stayed in LA but he had to respect her wish to leave. Sasha can tell that he really cares about her. Thomas says that she is the mother of his child. He told her how he felt but she was committed to Ridge. Sasha knows that isnt the case anymore. Thomas knows but now she is thousands of miles away. Sasha asks what that means for him. Thomas has to live his life.
Wyatt asks if Liam is saying that so long as his mother continues to breathe his marriage is doomed. Liam isnt saying that. Wyatt thinks it is. He said that there was no hope for himself and Steffy. Liam guesses it is. Steffy shouldnt have to deal with this constant threat to her and her family. Wyatt agrees. He has no control over Quinn. Liam thinks that is the issue. Wyatt needs Liam to stop. He isnt going to stand here and let him predict the end of his marriage.
Ridge doesnt think that Eric can change Quinn. She has been like this all her life. Eric asks if they all know how insulting it is for them to treat him like this. Rick is not trying to disrespect him. He needs to understand how concerned and disappointed they are for him. Pam also thinks they are all afraid. Eric wants to say something to Quinn in front of his family. Eric thinks that Steffy is right. Nothing is more important than his family. He is going against his better judgment and if he is wrong If she goes back to her old ways or tries to scheme or manipulate her employment will be over and their relationship will be over as well. Quinn understands. Eric thinks this is how they begin. Ridge thinks that Eric should be smarter than this. Steffy doesnt think that Quinn is capable of changing. Rick wonders if Eric is able to understand it is only a matter of time. Eric has heard enough. He asks Quinn for a moment alone with his family. Quinn says ok. She leaves. Pam leaves with her. Ridge thinks that Eric has officially lost it and he will not allow this to happen. Eric thinks they are all concerned about him but he is the father and the grandfather. Eric raised the two boys not the other way around. He founded this company fifty years ago. There was nothing here. Stephanie and him began. They built it into a world class fashion house. He appreciates everything that they have contributed to this family but he is the patriarch and they will respect him. All of them.
Sasha has to be honest and say she always imagined that Thomas had a fabulous life. Thomas guesses she thought that there were birds chirping out of his window and a rainbow. Sasha thought that exactly. Sasha guesses it is nice that at least he had Ridge around. Thomas doesnt think they were ever the type to have family dinners together or go on road trips. He never thought he would be the type to do that to his children. He didnt want that for him. He thinks that is becoming the case. He loves him. He just wants him to know that he will always be there for him and Caroline. Until then though he needs to go on living his life. Sasha agrees and until then he needs to have a little fun. Thomas hasnt heard that word in a long time. Sasha guesses that she will just have to change that.
Wyatt isnt going to let Liam get into his head. Wyatt thinks that Liam is hoping he will fail. He doesnt need to waist his time though because he and Steffy are good. He told Quinn to go away and start a life somewhere else. She will no longer be an issue for Steffy.
Quinn is outside with Pam. Pam tells Quinn not to touch anything. Quinn can tell that some things have not changed in her hiatus. Pam thinks she was fired. Quinn is back though now. She cannot believe she is working at Forrester again. Pam doesnt want her to get ahead of herself. She is sure that Erics family is talking some sense into him right now. Quinn knows how Pam feels and she knows how she feels about Eric. He is her brother-in-law. She feels protective over him. There is no reason to protect him from her though. He is a wonderful man and she really cares about him.
Eric can see that they are all disappointed. He knows what he is doing. Ridge doesnt think that he is thinking straight. That woman should not be a part of their life. Eric wonders if he thinks that talking down to him is going to get him somewhere. Steffy is saying these things because they care. Rick is trying to protect him. Eric has feeling for Quinn. He can handle this. Steffy doesnt think he has any idea what he is getting into. Eric wants some time alone with Ridge. Eric asked Steffy and Rick to leave. Rick is tired of talking about it. They leave. Ridge asks if he heard them. That was his family pleading with him. Eric asks if he really wants to talk about family. He is all about family. He tried to support Ridge and his children for years. He even let Ridge throw his brother and Maya out of the house and encouraged him to move in with Caroline to raise his baby. His son That he lied about and lied to Thomas and everyone about. He lied to him about that. There have been changes. He has done things that Eric has not been ok with. Now Eric is doing something that Ridge doesnt like. Ridge asks what he is saying. Eric wants Ridge out of the house. He needs to get out now. Ridge asks if he really wants him to move out. Eric thinks that if Ridge is old enough to run his own life then he is old enough to live on his own. He wants his house back. Ridge guesses that is fair enough. Ridge asks if Quinn is moving in because that would be absurd. Eric thinks that is his house and he wants to live in it. Ridge asks what he will do with him and what is going on with him. Eric asks if he is some sort of nut case to Ridge. He asks if he is a project to him. Ridge doesnt know who he is anymore. His father wouldnt do this. Not to his family or to him. Eric tells Ridge to get out. He is dismissed. Ridge leaves. He looks at Quinn and tells her that she is not getting away with this. Pam gives her a dirty look.
Steffy storms into Wyatts office. Wyatt asks if she got his text and wonders if she is ok. Steffy is furious. Wyatt asks what Eric said. Steffy explains that he asked her, Rick, and Ridge to go into his office and they all discussed how they didnt want Quinn in his life. Wyatt thought they already did that though. It is over. Steffy tells him it is not over. Wyatt doesnt think that can be true. Eric broke things off in Monte Carlo. Steffy tells him that Quinn was in his office. Wyatt is shocked. Steffy explains that Eric hired her back at Forrester Creations.
Quinn walks into Erics office and whispers if the coast is clear. Eric tells her she can come in. He is sorry that she had to hear all that. Quinn knows he is at odds with his family. It must be taking a toll. Eric stands by his choice. Quinn doesnt blame them. Eric wants respect from them. Quinn knows he deserves it. Quinn cannot believe this is all happening. It is so exciting and unexpected. They will get the happiness and acceptance from his family and her son. Eric already has happiness. He is in charge again. He is happy and strong. He hasnt felt like this in years. Eric wants her to come to the house tonight. Quinn knows that Ridge will be there though. Eric thinks that is fine. She doesnt have to worry about anyone. It will just be the two of them. They will have a little dinner and get a little drunk. Maybe there will even be a surprise. Quinn asks what is it. She isnt used to surprises. At leave none that are any good. Quinn cannot believe this is happening to her. Eric will make this a night she never will forget. Quinn thinks it sounds so good. Quinn smiles.
Steffy thinks that Quinn is targeting Eric. She needs to be stopped.
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