Bold & The Beautiful Transcript
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[ Relaxing music ]
Ridge: I know, carlo. That’s beautiful. It is. E’ perfetto.Ie. All right. Ciao, carlo. Ciao, ciao. Carlo says hello in a special way and I’m very sorry.
Brooke: No, I could listen to you speak italian every single day.
Ridge: And I’m sorry our conversation got interrupted.
Brooke: Oh, don’t worry. You’re doing what you can to make hope’s preview a success and I love you for that. Besides, haven’t we apologized to each other enough? I don’t want to have to say “I’m sorry” to you one more time. And my relationship with taylor may be a bust, but it did teach me to find happiness within myself and I wanna share that happiness with you. We’ve been apart too long, ridge. It is time that I reunite with the love of my life.
[ Taylor sighing ]
Steffy: Can I get you anything? Iced tea?
Taylor: Oh, gosh. Maybe– maybe something with honey. I was screaming so loud, I lost my voice. Are the kids home?
Steffy: Uh, no. Story time at the library and finn is at the hospital, so it’s just us. How you doing?
[ Taylor exhaling ] I know you didn’t really want to get into it at the office, so…
Taylor: I am hurt. I’m– I’m– I… brooke was just accusing me of all kinds of things and… I’m sure she’s still talking to ridge right now.
Steffy: And that worries you because you want to be with him? You want dad back.
Hope: Um, hey. We need to have a talk.
Thomas: Okay, but if this is about our parents.
Hope: Did you know about what your mother did to my mom?
Thomas: Yeah, my mom was here and she was pretty upset. Um, but I don’t wanna get involved in that.
Hope: Okay, well I’m– I’m not trying to come at you at all, I just don’t want all that to affect us.
Thomas: Yeah, right, so let’s just let them work it out.
Hope: But taylor did betray my mom and I can’t just ignore that.
Thomas: Okay, but there’s no reason– there’s no reason to get mixed up in these things.
Hope: Well, unfortunately, I think I already am involved, annoying. Did I ever tell you about my mom agreeing to go on that date with hollis?
Thomas: No. Is that– is that the guy from the restaurant?
Hope: The waiter, yeah.
Hope: So I thought that taylor was just setting them up out of the goodness of her own heart, being a good friend, but really, she was purposefully trying to do that, and when that didn’t work out, she then started to push my dad my mom’s way.
Thomas: Okay, but you don’t want your parents together?
Hope: Well, no, I just– I don’t want them being manipulated by taylor just so she can make a beeline to your father.
Taylor: My intentions to set brooke up on dates and do all that, that was never nefarious.
Steffy: But mom, I’m not asking that. I’m asking if you want dad back.
Taylor: But see, brooke and I– brooke and I swore off your father, we both did, and then something happened and I started to realize, maybe she’s not keeping her side of the pact, so then, I went to deacon, and yes, I did push him, but that doesn’t mean that I was manipulating her this entire time, but she keeps going on with that.
Steffy: Mom, okay, I– I believe you. I believe you. And brooke is in no position to be pointing fingers, especially with her shady behavior and her shady history. I’m just trying to make sense of this all. It’s a shock. It is a shock. You still want a future with dad.
[ Taylor sighing ]
Ridge: You and taylor told me you wanted nothing to do with me.
Brooke: Well, I just, uh, I needed some time, you know? I needed some space to figure out what it was that I truly wanted. What makes me happy. And yes, every relationship has ups and downs, but you and I, everything that we’ve shared together, that’s forever. Our love is eternal. My a1c was up here; now, it’s down with rybelsus.
Hope: My mom doesn’t need me to defend her and I don’t want you to have to feel like you need to defend your mother either.
Thomas: I’m sorry this is going on. I really am.
Hope: I just– I feel naive. I mean, I actually thought their friendship might last.
Thomas: Yeah, I think we all did, but I’m not ready to give up on it yet. I mean, look, things weren’t exactly great between us recently.
Hope: Hm. But see you earned my trust back, whereas your mom is doing the opposite.
Thomas: Well, we knew everything would get complicated when my dad came back into town. That doesn’t have to interfere with us.
Hope: No, I agree. I don’t want to get in the middle of it.
Thomas: No, that’s really my dad’s place.
[ Both laughing ] Look, I’m not gonna let any of this derail what’s going on with us and the line.
Hope: [ Chuckling ] Well, we can’t let it because we have rome coming up and the showing and I’m already nervous enough as is having to get up on that stage.
Thomas: No reason to be nervous. You’re gonna be terrific. I think we should take our cue from rj. Not get involved in any of the drama because I don’t want any of that to jeopardize our success.
Taylor: Thank you. You know, I never stopped loving your dad.
Steffy: Oh, I know.
Taylor: And you know, that’s not what the pact was about with brooke. It wasn’t about loving your dad. It was about honesty and transparency when it came to him.
Steffy: Yeah, but you weren’t cutting dad out of your life.
Taylor: But I tried to. I was convinced I had. I was moving on. I was done. It’s– it wasn’t just about me, you know, wanting to be with you dad.
Steffy: But you still want to be with him, mom.
Taylor: Do you think that we make each other happy?
Steffy: I think you guys are great together. You have this special connection. But does this mean your friendship with brooke is over?
Taylor: Oh, yeah. I have tried so hard to push down my feelings for your dad, but now I don’t need to anymore. God, even after everything we have been through… I still adore him.
Steffy: Well, he adores you.
Taylor: Yeah, I can only imagine what brooke is saying to him right now because I am– I am certain that– that she wants him back too.
Brooke: Look, taylor and i choose ourselves for a lot of reasons, but we weren’t rejecting you, ridge.
Ridge: Mm, you chose your futures without me.
Brooke: Uh, our futures without the pain and conflict that our tug of war caused.
Ridge: I hurt you both. I know.
Brooke: Yeah, you did. You abandoned our marriage without any explanation whatsoever, and I couldn’t even do anything to fix things. You took off and proposed to taylor.
Ridge: And I hate that I did that.
Brooke: Well, it didn’t end well for her either.
Ridge: It didn’t really work for any of us, did it?
Brooke: Uh, we did get something out of it.
Ridge: You guys did. Yeah, you had a great friendship for a little while. What did I get? Got kicked to the curb and that’s it. It’s just that– that stung a little.
Brooke: Ridge, you have to understand. I mean, we got caught up in the emotion of it, of taking control of our lives. Can you imagine?
Ridge: And I’m not– no, I’m not attacking you. I– I like that you stood up for yourself. It’s– it’s good. I respect it.
Brooke: Okay. I mean, looking back, I– I could have done things differently. Not the part where I chose myself, but the part where I chose taylor as a friend. That was miscalculated. Hm. That’s why… I just wanna focus on us and the possibility of the life that we can share together. – Bedtime!! – Bedtime.
Thomas: If you don’t have any more changes, I wanna get this one over to the patternmaker.
Hope: Thomas, it’s beautiful. I mean, the movement.
Thomas: I knoW. I wanna get it in production for rome.
Hope: This gown with that backdrop. I mean.
Thomas: I know. Did you see the photos that katie sent? It’s breathtaking.
Hope: I know. The entire trip is gonna feel that way. I mean, it’s like, something out of my wildest dreams.
Thomas: Yeah, mine too.
Hope: It’s exciting.
Thomas: Yeah. Well, it’s, uh– it’s the kind of reveal that this collection deserves.
Hope: Well, I’m glad you’re gonna be there.
Thomas: Yeah, me too. Um, I don’t mean to bring things down at all, but…
[ Thomas chuckling ] Is liam okay with us going to italy together?
Taylor: I don’t want to feel insecurity and doubt and–
Steffy: Yeah, that never does any good.
Taylor: No, it doesn’t, and it’s not necessary. You know, even if brooke is spewing her best logan logic to try and make a case for herself with your dad.
Steffy: You don’t think dad will be convinced.
Taylor: I don’t know. I– I am– I am done explaining and defending myself. I… I– I have better things to think about right now. Just you and thomas and my grandkids and how amazing this trip to rome is going to be for thomas.
Steffy: I know. This preview is gonna take thomas to a whole new level.
Taylor: You know what I did? I, um, I mentioned to your dad that maybe I would like to go. That I would like to be there with you and thomas in rome.
Steffy: Me, thomas and… dad.
Brooke: Don’t you see, ridge? There’s no more misunderstandings. No more obstacles between us. It’s almost like a clean slate and rj is back in town with us.
Ridge: Rj’s back. No, it’s great. Things are better. The kids are safe and they’re thriving.
Brooke: Mm-hmm. And we could be too.
Ridge: We’re doing okay.
[ Brooke chuckling ]
Brooke: We’re doing okay, yeah. We’re doing better than okay, I think. We just, um, we just need some time alone.
Ridge: I love that idea, love time alone with you, but let’s try to be realistic for a moment. You told me you didn’t want me in your life anymore. That you want to put yourself first and I don’t want to disrupt that. You just said no more apologies, right? And I’m with you. Let’s not apologize anymore. The best way to do that is to not put ourselves in a situation where we have to apologize. And stop hurting each other and stop doing whatever we did over the years to tear us apart. I love you so much, that’s never gonna change. We gotta be honest with each other. You gotta be honest with you. Do we have enough to make this work? Give this another shot? Or is this just something that we do because it’s easy? Because it’s– it’s a nice, comfortable place to land? Because we’ve called this home for so long.
Hope: Don’t worry about liam.
Thomas: So, liam knows I’m gonna be in rome?
Hope: I told him not to worry about you, and so you don’t worry about him.
Thomas: The trip’s gonna be intense.
Hope: Okay. So then, we should focus on the work and if I have issues at home, then that is where I will handle them.
Thomas: Okay. Rome is a go. Moving on. Um, if we want to speed up production on this, honestly, we could take out some of the detail on the edge.
Hope: No, no, no. But I love that.
Thomas: No, look, promise. If you just take out the external part–
[ Hope’s heart thumping ] We could just make it a much smaller patch here and that’ll be so much faster for them to fix up.
Taylor: You know, thomas is making such a huge impact on the fashion world. I’m just– I’m just so proud of both of you.
Steffy: Yeah, I just wanna make sure hope for the future is a huge success.
Taylor: Yeah, I hope that italy is a huge success for everybody.
Steffy: So, you’re really thinking about coming along?
Taylor: I mean, it would– it would be nice. I would love to be there when your brother’s designs are unveiled.
Steffy: Well, katie is still working on the list and the guests and travel–
Taylor: I can’t– I– I– I haven’t– I haven’t got that far in my head. It’s just a thought right now. Of course, I’d love to be there right now with you and thomas. It would be great to connect with ridge.
Steffy: As a couple.
Taylor: Look, I’m just– I’m just saying that it would be really nice to– to clear the air with him.
Steffy: And you know, I really like that you and dad are still so close and the love is still there, but, um, this time, I’m not gonna push. I’ve learned my lesson. So, know that I support you, but, uh, like you said, who knows?
Ridge: You told me not too long ago that we’re not teenagers anymore. That we can’t just follow our impulses.
Brooke: What? I said that?
Ridge: Oh, you said that. I remember because you were wearing that little blue number and it’s just burned into my brain. I don’t know why.
[ Brooke chuckling ]
Brooke: Yeah, that’s right. I remember. I– I remember that night. That was after dinner.
Ridge: After dinner and things were getting a little interesting and you sent me home. Sent me to dad’s house.
Brooke: What? What was I thinking?
Ridge: You were thinking that we’re grown-ups, and that there are repercussions to the actions that we have and that’s why I want to be a grown-up right now. The last thing I want to do is hurt you. Do I– do I wanna be with you and– and play with you? Yes, absolutely, I wanna do that, but I also know our history and I know the things that have happened and that changes things. I used to have all the answers to everything. Now, I know nothing. I live at my dad’s house. I’m lost.
Brooke: Ridge, you’re not lost. I mean, we all feel that way sometimes.
Ridge: That’s my point. So, maybe this whole thing about destiny, maybe that’s just some word that some writer came up with because he didn’t know what to do with his characters at the end of the book. I don’t know.
Ridge: I love the life that we had, the love that we had for each other, for our kids. That’s eternal. That’s never gonna go away.
Brooke: Okay, good. Good. But what about the passion? What about that? Because I know that’s still there. I feel it and I know you feel it too, so I need you, ridge, and you need me. I see that little glint in your eye, that mischievous little smile, so I know you believe it too because it’s the passion and the fire that we have had forever, and that is not going anywhere. That is going to be there no matter what. And I meant it. I really did. I meant it when I said, “I need you.” And you, big guy, you need me. Come here.