Kyle and Phyllis are rapidly being pulled into Diane's orbit
Ms. Jenkins has her son and her sworn enemy just where she wants them.
Kyle makes his mother proud
Thursday on The Young and the Restless Phyllis Summers ( Michelle Stafford) and Kyle Abbott (Michael Mealor) found themselves unwittingly and inadvertently drawn into the complex world of Diane Jenkins (Susan Walters). Spoilers had said Diane was going to be unable to pay her hotel bill at society and her son would cover it for her.
What actually happened was that Kyle volunteered to pay for his mother to stay at the Athletic Club. This came about after Diane said she was leaving Genoa City and Kyle decided he wanted her to remain in town. He suspected she was having financial difficulties and volunteered to help her. Kyle has forgiven his mother for faking her death, asked her to remain in town, and now is paying her bills.
When Kyle told Summer Newman Abbott (Allison Laniere) that his mother did not ask him for help but he volunteered she looked troubled. He added that he would take things slow and see how it works out. Earlier Victor Newman (Eric Braeden) warned Summer that her mother-in-law was dangerous and she is concerned that Kyle will be hurt.
Summer is also worried about the reaction of her mother Phyllis Summers (Michelle Stafford) who already had a meltdown. Phyllis was watching and seething as Kyle embraced his mom in her hotel lobby and ran straight to Jack Abbott (Peter Bergman).
On Friday Jack Abbott (Peter Bergman) found Diane visiting Kyle and Harrison Locke (Kellen Enriquez ) Diane is elated at this turn of events, proud of her son, and could not have planned it any better herself. With Kyle on her side, and access to her grandson she feels empowered to withstand the hate coming her way.
Phyllis goes off the rails
Phyllis ranted on and on about how Diane is using Kyle and she was even more troubled that Jack seemed to take it all in stride. She thought by kicking Diane out of society she would get her out of Genoa City. Instead, Kyle had pity on his mother and is helping her stay in town.
Diane will be pleased to learn how angry her rival is because of the turn of events. Phyllis could hardly contain herself as Jack told her that Diane seems to be settling in rather than leaving
Phyllis is determined to prove that she is right about Diane and will not heed Jack's advice to calm down. She will pressure Summer to stay on top of things and continue to be in Jack's ear. Spoilers have suggested that as Kyle moves along making progress with his mother his dad will begin to soften which will infuriate Phyllis even more and lead her to self-destruct.
Diane is gathering allies in Genoa City
Michael Baldwin (Christian LeBlanc) has shown Diane that he is still her friend and Ashland Locke (Robert Newman ) is a kindred spirit. Now that Kyle is giving her a chance and she can get to know her grandson it won't matter what anyone else thinks. Getting one over on Phyllis is the icing on the cake. Everyone is concerned that Diane will show her true colors and break her son's heart and time will tell.
For now, both Summer's husband and her mother are being sucked into Diane's world faster than they realize. It's possible that Jack could eventually come around. In spite of the opposition from various Genoa City residents and a recent physical encounter with Nikki Newman (Melody Thomas Scott) Diane is in a pretty good situation.
She is hopeful of gaining Kyle's love as well as sticking it to Phyllis and no one can stop her. Summer and Jack are caught in the middle and things may get worse before they become better. Be on the lookout for The Young and the Restless spoilers and updates related to this storyline as they become available.
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