The Young and the Restless’ Summer Newman (Hunter Haley King) is definitely starting to become her mother Phyllis' (Michelle Stafford) child. The teen schemer is still blazing mad about the affair her mother carried on with FBI Agent Ronan Malloy. (Jeff Branson) She decides it's time he gets some payback by way of his mentee, Jamie (Daniel Polo).
TV Guide Magazine’s Michael Logan spoke with head writer Josh Griffith and got the skinny on Summer's quest take down Ronan.
Summer is in such a screwed-up state over the divorce of her parents that she misguidedly decides to hurt Ronan by hurting this kid he cares so much about," says the soap's Emmy-winning head writer Josh Griffith. "She uses her phony online persona called 'Brittni' to form a relationship with Jamie and draw information out of him — deeply personal and hurtful stuff about his past troubles with the law — and then she blasts it out to everyone on FacePlace. She'll also be using texting and instant messaging to disparage him further.
Katherine (Jeanne Cooper) tried to convince Jack (Peter Bergman) he didn’t want to run an empire and should just stick with one little company, Jabot. What I had a hard time understanding is why Jack–who was in big trouble financially before Victor (Eric Braeden) was revealed to be alive– is expected to hand over everything he worked so hard to get. Yes, it’s always wonderful to watch Katherine and Jack scenes, but I do not want to see Jack roll over. READ MORE
Nick Newman (Joshua Morrow) is smooth, suave and did we mention rich? His marriage to Phyllis (Michelle Stafford) is in ruins, but the Newman prince is putting himself back on the market. Which Genoa City woman will fall for him next? Watch this week’s The Young and the Restless promo after the jump! READ MORE
Michael (Christian LeBlanc) and Heather’s (Jennifer Landon) protests fell on the deaf ears of the judge, who threatened to hold Heather in contempt of court. When Cricket (Lauralee Bell) tried to intercept on behalf of the state, the judge wasn’t having any of it. He ripped into Cricket, saying she wasn’t actually a Federal employee at the time of the crime and the statute of limitations had run out. READ MORE
After discovering Phyllis (Michelle Stafford) sexing up Ronan (Jeff Branson), Summer (Lindsay Bushman) went runningall the way to Daddy Nick (Joshua Morrow). At first Nick didn’t believe Summer. He kept insisting her mom's affair was just for show.When his daughter revealed she’d seen the two together, a furious Nick galloped off to Red.
When Nick arrived to call Phyllis out, she countered by screaming about how alone she was. Ronan, unlike her husband, had been there for her. Where in the wedding vows does it say "I promise to be totally understanding when it comes out that my wife tried to kill two people 20 years ago"?