Adam remains adamant that Vance lay off Sharon on the stand. Everyone is shocked when the judge allows Sharon to be dismissed. Vance goes on a crusade to prove that everyone taking the stand against Adam had a vendetta against him. Later, Sharon thanks Adam for keeping his word. Victoria learns that Billy fired Jill from Restless Style for leaking the information about the Newmans to Tucker. Later, Victoria tries to apologize to Billy for jumping to the wrong conclusions but Billy doesn’t understand why she immediately took her father’s word without believing him. Later, Jill calls Tucker’s P.I. to start investigating her birth parents. Tucker is thrown when Ashley doesn’t want him to stay for her testimony. On the stand, Ashley reveals her story about how Adam brainwashed her. When Ashley steps down she sees Tucker standing in the back of the courtroom. Ashley apologizes for what he heard in court and offers to step down as Jabot’s CEO. Meanwhile, Abby admits to Traci that she wishes there was more she could do to help Ashley. Tucker informs Ashley that she won’t be stepping down and he doesn’t think any less of her. Later, Traci advises Abby that she might want to remind her parents how much she loves them.