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Will Nikki Fall Back Under Ian Ward's Spell on The Young and the Restless?

Dylan's (Steve Burton) quest for a family reunion is about to produce results sooner than expected on The Young and the Restless. SocialiteNikki Newman's (Melody Thomas Scott) baby daddy/cult leader Ian Ward (Ray Wise) takes a trip to Genoa City to reunite with his former follower, just as their son heads to Idaho to learn more about his bio dad.


What will Ian's return mean for the good folks of GC? TV Guide Magazine's Michael Logan gets the skinny from Wise.

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TV Guide Magazine: Yeah, right. Ian sexually abused Nikki back in the New World Commune days and impregnated her with Dylan. Why would she let him in the door, much less back in her life?

Wise: I can't reveal his big secret reason for coming to town — what he really wants — but he certainly hopes to reestablish a relationship with the beautiful Nikki. Once upon a time, she felt a little something for him. He thinks he can override her fears and get that back. He's a very confident fellow.

Honey, I don't think Victor (Eric Braeden) will be amused hearing that! Is Wise's role just a drive-by on? Read on

TV Guide Magazine: How long will Ian stay in GC?

Wise: Hard to say. He's finding more and more reasons to stick around. He seems to be operating on his own right now, but it's a good bet he's not. Maybe he'll get an apartment in town. After all, Nikki looks real good. A gorgeous woman!

To find out what Ian's been up to since his stint as the New World Commune leader, click here!

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