For years every single Forrester kid had to compete with the shining glory of their big brother Ridge. No matter what the rest of Eric's children did, they could never hold a candle to their elder brother.
When it was discovered that Ridge was the biological son of Massimo Marone, Eric continued to fawn over him as if he were The Second Coming, as did Stephanie, Brooke and Taylor. Sure, Eric and Stephanie have always tried to deny their favoritism, but Ridge has never denied his status as The Chosen One. Hell, he's even bragged about it and reveled in his standing as the favorite Forrester spawn. The Dressmaker has always seemed to get a kick out of knowing that he can never do any wrong in the eyes of his parents and the women who obsess over him.
Over the years, it's been Thorne who has had the hardest time dealing with living in Ridge's shadow, but this time it's Rick who has finally had enough of the scraps his parents have thrown his way, while Ridge gets a feast fit for a couture king. Unlike Thorne, who failed in futile efforts, like whining to Eric and Stephanie or going to work for the competition, over his Ridge-based frustrations, Rick has decided go after the one thing Ridge loves more than himself, Forrester Creations. More after the jump! READ MORE
One of these things is not like the others, one of these things just doesn't belong. This takes me back to my Sesame Street days! See if you can spot something that was missed in the editing room over at The Bold and the Beautiful.
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The Bold and the Beautiful's striking Jacqueline MacInnes Wood (Steffy) talks about landing her plum role as Ridge and Taylor's fiesty daughter on Entertainment Tonight Canada just one week after arriving in L.A.
B&Bhas a grand tradition of showcasing Canadian talent, think Jennifer Finigan (ex-Bridget), so I am looking forward to big things from Wood.
I must say it is refreshing to see how popular daytime soaps still are for our neighbors to the North. I can remember the days when soap stars were frequently the focus of U.S. entertainment programs, alas, except for major returns like Andrea Evans (Tina) to One Life to Live, the latest panty-less shot of Paris Hilton or some poor, aging, drunken star eating a hamburger on the floor seems to have replaced soaps on the pop culture radar stateside. The Devil is SO busy!