DC's 10 Best Soap Couples of 2011
No. 3: Deacon and Nikki, The Young and the Restless
Just when it looked like Victor (Eric Braeden) and Nikki (Melody Thomas Scott) were about to get back together for the millionth time on The Young and the Restless, Deacon Sharpe (Sean Kanan) swooped in with a bottle of vodka and stole Nikki right out from under Victor’s nose. As Deacon, along with that comic book character Meggie (Sean Young), were spiking Nikki’s drinks, sparks started flying between "Dikki."
There was something surprisingly special and just plain hot about watching Deacon and Nikki fall for one another. Even though we knew Deacon was basically poisoning Nikki with booze, the chemistry between them made that a non-issue. In fact, let's be real — if loving Dikki is wrong, we don’t want to be right!