I was thinking the same thing. I think he knew the way his daughter would play this. I think it's why he didn't rat her out to Sonny from the start. I think he knew she'd get herself pregnant & he'd wait until he got out & take the kid from Sonny after Sonny killed Claudia.
Anthony could get together with Helena and learn how to obsess about his grandson. Could be interesting.As an Alexis fan, I was disappointed that yesterday instead of being home with her kids she was at Coleman's drinking Pinot Noir with Diane and trying to cover her butt in the mayor's scandal. With Rick leaving town, who else is left to be DA??
Maybe it is an opening to bring Scott Baldwin back??
Wishful thinking. It's too bad Alexis didn't make a more forceful argument against Diane taking that case. It's obvious that Matt's the scapegoat to cover up a real crime & with Sonny & Jason as her most lucrative clients, Diane does not need the money. Alexis should have appealed to her friend on a personal level & explained that not only will Diane lose, but she'll also cause her public embarassment. She should've told Diane she was looking at the mayor for Brianna's death & that ruining a good doctor's career while helping the mayor cover up what really happened will make it so Sonny's the only client Diane ever has.
I thought that Diane quit being Sonny's lawyer a month or so back. If I remember correctly, she got fed up with something that he did and resigned. Her big mob client now is Jason. As for Diane being talked out the case, it appears that Alexis is in deeper than everyone thinks and having a personal history with the mayor is opening her up to blackmail by him to cover up this mess. Not sure why Diane is the attorney for Brianna's family. With Sam, Jason, Spinelli and Maxie involved in the investigation it would seem that she might have a conflict of interest. Seems that she is in a no win situation.
Diane did resign as Sonny's lawyer when he insisted on marrying Claudia. That was when Jason was still running the business & she decided that Sonny was betraying Jason by marrying her & that Jason was the more sensible business man so it was smarter to stay with him. I think she went back to representing Sonny when he & Jason kissed & made up.I wish they'd explain why Diane has taken this case & why she'd risk her career & friendship with Alexis to represent people who threaten a lawsuit before a patient's even admitted to the ER. The mayor, speaking on behalf of the family, told Patrick they were going to sue even before she'd been admitted. That is too fishy for Diane to walk into blindly like this. There are a million different ways they could've had her in the courtroom that don't involve phony malpractice suits or making her act out of character.
I think it's time that someone reminded Epiphany that she is a nurse at the hospital and not the behavior police. If she wants to reprimand her nurses for unbecoming behavior fine, but calling Rebecca, Patrick & Nicolas on the carpet is way over the top.
In the real world she would be the one in trouble.
That's right! Nik is on the hospital board. That makes him HER BOSS. Nurses do not tell doctors what to do & Rebecca's an x-ray technician, a totally separate department from Epiphany. If she thinks Rebecca's behavior is inappropriate, she should call Rebecca's supervisor.
In the real world, Human Resources would have come down on her like a ton of bricks.
In the real world, half the stuff that goes on in that hospital wouldn't be allowed. An observation about Michael. Love his physical recovery time. If another person (i.e. Carly) says he's weak or he's in no condition to do something, I'll scream. That kid's made a perfect recovery physically. I don't usually cheer violence on, but today, I loved it when Michael played possum with that brat & gave him 2 good shots. That was one time when his rage went for good. What the heck is Kristina hanging around a fleabag like that for? He actually expected her to dump the big brother she adores & has missed for over a year for him even after he punched the adored brother & knocked him out. That right there is why I keep saying Alexis is a bad mother. The kid has no brains when it comes to picking friends.
Did anyone else feel that the scenes with Nicolas and Rebecca on Friday were creepy? What was he hoping to accomplish by re-enacting the night that Emily was killed? Dressing Rebecca up like Emily was just wrong. This will be my new FF time since Nicolas doesn't seem to have a clue.
I'm way ahead of you on the ff when it comes to those two.
I don't even know what's going on with these two, since I have never watched a single scene with them since the hospital fire. every scene, every time, is ffwd. Same with Sonny and Jason. (I did slow down for the Michael out of the coma bit)Sonny and jason have become interchangable characters/actors. Their speaking style, acting style is virtually the same. Dialogue is ridiculously similar. Just boring .
Maybe I missed something relevant when I ffwd through Nicolas & Rebecca and maybe it isn't creepy. If so, someone please clue us in.
uh.....no...you're right.....creepy. I went back to see those scenes you mentioned. I'll never get those moments of my life back....gone forever....(sigh)
I think Nik's doing this deliberately. I don't think he's as clueless as he looks. I think it's one of two things or both. He could be doing this to see how far Rebecca will go before she cracks. I'm sure he's noticed her & Ethan. He's had people playing him his whole life. I think he knows that's what's happening.The other possibility is that he didn't buy that sentimental crap Hels was spewing about that painting & he's deliberately acting all creepy Cassadinish to force Hels to show her hand. Maybe he thinks if he acts crazy enough, she'll make her move. I'm hoping all of this is part of one of those scenarios because it certainly doesn't go with the "I see you, Rebecca. Not Emily," stuff he'd said earlier. Because she's definitely no fairy tale princess.
I truly hope you're right, because I don't like the way this is playing out now. Nobody can just get over the love of their life and replace them with an identical twin.
Watching Rebecca's dream today, two thoughts went through my head, in addition to all the other stuff with Nik. The first thought was that the Qs & Nik aren't doing a very good job of explaining Em to her or she wouldn't have had that dream. Assuming she's genuinely falling for him & if Natalia's eyes & body language are any indication, she is. If that's true & they'd explained Emily the right way, she'd know Em wouldn't behave the way she did toward her & that she wouldn't care who he was with, as long as they loved him.The other, more realistic thought was that the dream was a manifestation of her conscience. Her guilt took the form of Emily. Even at that, Em's behavior in the dream was out of character for Emily & was more like the way Rebecca might behave. Too territorial for Emily. She was never like that with Nik, even when she should've been (re: Courtney).
Watching Rebecca's dream today (when I forgot to ff) made me want to barf like all of her scenes. Thank gawd for ff.
Even ffwd it was painful. They could have replayed Nicolas and Emily scenes from the past and saved money.A couple of thoughts:Since Sonny and Rick are half brothers, will there be enough difference in their DNAs to make a definitive determination who is the father? That could prolong the agony of keeping Claudia alive.Does anyone on this show know the meaning of confidentiality? Yesterday, Maxie, Robin and Patrick were having a discussion about the Mayor Floyd 'mistress murder mystery.' (say that three times really fast). The info that Sam dug up about the Mayor was for his wife, and not for the general public. Maxie should never have been given the info to start with and she never should have passed it on. Patrick and Robin, too, are guilty of releasing private information on patients. And what about the birth certificate that Helena was so intent upon getting the last time she was in town? Rumors abound as to whose it is. The only way it could be Nicolas' is if Stavros wasn't his father and Stephan really was. We all know that Nicolas is Laura's son because he was the only match to Lulu when she was sick. That's unless another piece of history is going to be rewritten.JMO
I've always thought they made Nik too guliable (sp) and tender to be from the family he's from. I know he doesn't want to crazy to continue but he is a Cassadine and Helena is his grandmother. He should have a more steely resolve, yeah love conquers all but stupid gets you killed. He's been though some crap, he could be alittle more jaded. It might make him a bit more interesting. So I hope he's playing with Rebecca and has noticed the goings-on with her and Ethan.
[A couple of thoughts:Since Sonny and Rick are half brothers, will there be enough difference in their DNAs to make a definitive determination who is the father? That could prolong the agony of keeping Claudia alive.Remember when Jason & AJ took test for Carly's Michael paternity. Cuz they were half brother's it still looked like the baby was Jason's. It wasn't till after Robyn told AJ that he was the real father, that a more definitive test was done & proved the baby was AJ's....But I hope they get it right if it's Ricks cuz I sure want Claudia to disappear! Really tired of all her screaming!
I too am growing tired of Claudia's screaming banshee antics. I mean seriously, I would love to see Olivia wallop her a good one for talking and sending insults the way she is. Seriously, Claudia is married to Sonny in name only. Why does she think she can really play the whole "jealousy" card. She acts threatened everytime Olivia is around, and she should but seriously, getting very old.I will be honest with you I don't really care who's baby it is. For all we know she was't only sleeping with Sonny and Ric onscreen, but maybe one of the hitmen she hires?? as for Rebecca, I was liking her, now the Ethan entanglement has turned me off. I was starting to like Ethan. Not so much anymore. The pairing is just for lack of a better word, crude.I did like the whole Jason/Johnny shootout pairing. I would love to see them work together more. I also LOVED how Johnny put Claudia in her palce (as best as anyone can anyway). Maybe she will start getting teh message. Oh, wait, I must be waking up from my dream now.
I think Claudia is more jealous of Johnny and Olivia, than Sonny and Olivia. But the screaming banshee act is getting old.
I'm starting to look forward to the scenes where she tells Johnny how it's going to be and he stops her in mid screech. As for the jealousy I think you're right. She always did act too "cozy" with Johnny, but also I think her ego gets in the way when it comes to Sonny being upset by what another woman is doing. . She sees Olivia as a big threat to her "happy ever after" with Sonny. Kate was never that big of a threat.
All of the stuff with Claudia is getting old. She acts like a devoted wife who's being cheated on. She acts like she's Michael's mother & like she has a right to all that she has. She redecorated Sonny's house without his consent & constantly refers to that as her house. Also, given how familiarly Dominic was talking to her today, we can't rule out him as the real father of Claudia's demon seed. If he is, Sonny may very well be the kid's grandfather. What would he do then?
I agree she didn't have the right to redecorate, but I like it better. I probably would have done it too with both Sonny and Carly pointing out how Carly decorated it and knows what he likes etc.As for Sonny being the kids grandpop well umm YUUUCCKKK!
Given what Claudia's like & the way that hottie spoke to her, I wouldn't be surprised if he is the father. It would be funny in one way. Sonny finding out that he's a grandfather will be a serious bruise to his overinflated ego. However, it might poor ice water on Liv & Johnny's relationship. Claudia that she despised being the mother of her grandchild? She'd freak out for sure.
Let's get this straight... Olivia and Sonny are the Grandparents, Claudia and Dante the parents, Johnny, Michael, Morgan and Kristina the uncles and aunt and also assorted step parents and step uncles and aunts... Wow! That would change everything. I can't wait until Claudia gets a big belly. She is so vain. Of course then we will also have to listen to her whine about it too
Yeah. She deliberately gets herself pregnant. Then, she's going to whine about being fat & act like it's Sonny's fault. It'll be interesting to see how Sonny acts toward her. By then, he'll have seen the rigged amnio results & probably be treating the woman who put a bullet in his son's head, like she's a queen. Ugh.
I don't know what will happen but I just can't picture them "happily ever after. The way things have been going lately they'll probably have her go into labor (can't get there in time, etc.) and Carly, Olivia or maybe even Jason will have to deliver the baby and "save her life" I just think for some reason (maybe because HE HATES HER and doesn't try to hide it) that those two are going to be thrown together somehow by the writers.
Lately whenever I watch Claudia, I feel like I should beat my head against a brick wall. SHe really has no clue!!Claudia needs to find herself a hobby that extends beyond botched hits and sleeping with any man that walks by. Read a book, something!Is it just me, or shouldn't Claudia and Carly be showing by now? Carly at least attempts to look pregnant, but Claudia, sheesh.
What I'm about to say is not against Ms. Brown.Everytime I see Claude I think of Morticia from the Adams Family. Whoever does her wardrobe, please start dressing her in any color except back. Yes she wears a little red from time to time, but tome it seems she wears the same clothes everyother day. She is always in black & crossing her arms & it makes my mind go back to Morticia.Yes, it is time to put away the skin tight pants & shirts & show a little baby bump.
You're right on the money. She has 3 outfits. She's almost as bad as Sam was when she first came to town. She only had that one dirty looking black t-shirt & black jeans. LW is trying to look like she's putting on weight & they're putting her in looser fitting clothing, but SJB is still wearing the stick to your skin stuff. She's probably going to continue to when they think she's been pregnant long enough to give her the pillow. They'll probably go to Sluts Are Us' maternity department for her clothes. And, yes. It'll all be black for Morticia.
I think when they can no longer get away with saying she is pregnant without having a baby bump she'll wear as tight of clothes as she can around her bump to show it off. That seems to be the style now.
Oh my gosh, I know! I am in my late 30's and have an 8 week-old. At work they had a shower for me and 2 others who were pregnant, both in their early 20's. I was there all covered up in my maternity clothes and these 2 girls both had on tube tops and mini skirts, with the belly completely hanging out and uncovered. It was too much. Kind-of funny really. I guess just the difference between the ages. But yes, I can see Claudia in her tight black clothes, squeezing that poor baby. But I guess it would be more comfy that way than when the poor thing is born and has her for a mom.
The saving grace of Claudia wearing too tight clothes over her bump is that maybe the blood supple to the child will be affected and it will never know what a monster her mother really is.As for the clothes well my youngest is 26 so I was dressed as you were but both my girls chose the other style and to tell the truth they never looked comfortable. I can not even imagine not wearing loose and baggy clothes when I was uncomfortable before I ever put them on.
I work in an office building with lots of medical offices & OB/GYN offices. These pregnant young women look so unconfortable. Their clothes are so tight across their bumps it'd think the poor baby was been squeezed!
I've never heard anything bad about it but I personally can't imagine that it's good for either one of them. Can you imagine the heartburn...
You hardly ever see maternity clothes in dept stores anymore. It started with actresses, performers, and the majority of pregnant movie stars wearing those tight clothes over their bumps. After that it was own.......
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