Ridge overhears Stephanie speaking poorly of Brooke to Hope and immediately puts a stop to it. Though unsuccessful, Ridge makes an attempt at trying to convince Hope to forgive Brooke. Stephanie warns Ridge that Steffy may turn on him and end up joining forces with the wrong people. Bill approaches Steffy about teaming up with him in exchange for him helping her get her job back at Forrester Creations. Brooke has mixed feelings when she learns that Donna has signed over her shares of Forrester Creations to Bill.