3 B&B Love Quadrangles That Keep The Show Going
Soap operas commonly feature love triangles, but The Bold and the Beautiful has made things more complex by adding a fourth person. The show has established intricate love quadrangles as a staple for the past decade. As the show celebrates its 36th anniversary in 2023, we’re taking a look at some of the messiest love quadrangles on the show and how they tie into its rich history. From past inspirations to current dramas, B&B continues to deliver juicy love stories that keep viewers tuning in. Keep watching!
This love quadrangle on B&B has a long history that spans several decades, involving Brooke Logan and Ridge Forrester, who have been in and out of each other’s lives since they met as college students. However, their latest shot at marriage was threatened when Ridge’s ex-wife, Taylor, and Brooke’s ex-lover, Deacon Sharpe, returned to Los Angeles.
In 2022, Brooke got drunk and kissed Deacon, which she kept a secret from Ridge. When he found out, he left her and went back to Taylor, leaving Deacon hopeful that he finally had a chance with Brooke. The situation got even more complicated when the group learned about how Sheila interfered in Brooke and Ridge’s marriage, causing Brooke to kiss Deacon and leading Ridge to leave her and turn to Taylor. After it was revealed that Sheila caused Brooke’s relapse, Brooke invited Ridge to move back in but he didn’t accept immediately.
Brooke forgave Ridge for kissing Taylor but refused to let Thomas take Douglas away from Hope. Thomas’s fake call to CPS led to the end of Bridge’s marriage. This led to an unexpected friendship between Brooke and Taylor. This love quadrangle on B&B is a messy one indeed, with complicated and tangled relationships that go back several years.
Their children are involved in a love quadrangle of their own. Steffy and Finn had a lovely wedding, but it took a turn for the worst when Sheila made an unwelcoming appearance causing chaos and ruining the day. Sheila’s arrival became Finn’s worst nightmare as she put him in mortal danger and even held him hostage. Fortunately, Sheila’s in prison for the time being.
Steffy and Liam forbade their spouses from spending time with Sheila and Deacon, respectively. However, Hope and Finn ignored their spouses’ wishes and began to bond over their shared situation, while Liam and Steffy, who have been married to each other multiple times, started to spend more time together as well.
Liam is also going through a rough patch as Hope seems to be spending a lot of time with someone he considers an enemy, which is causing him great discomfort. He suspects that there might be a motive behind Hope’s closeness to Thomas. It is clear that Liam’s life is not as perfect as it appears on the surface, and he is struggling to maintain his sense of equilibrium in the face of these challenges.
Sheila will certainly not stay quiet after she’s released from jail, causing problems in Steffy and Finn’s marriage. With Liam’s ongoing trust issues with Hope, he might want to find comfort in Steffy again. Liam’s interference in Steffy and Finn’s relationship will eventually cause them to break up. No wonder, this quadrangle will be interesting yet a messy one to watch.
Bill began an affair with Brooke while being married to her sister, Katie Logan, who was dealing with postpartum depression and a heart condition. Although Katie had encouraged the affair, she changed her mind when she got help for her depression, but it was too late to stop Brooke and Bill’s relationship.
Katie fell for Ridge while he was in an on-again-off-again relationship with Brooke. She confessed her feelings to Ridge during his wedding to Brooke, causing their families to oppose their relationship. Katie found Ridge in Abu Dhabi after he fell from a helicopter trying to stop Brooke and Bill’s wedding. She reported Ridge’s kiss with Caroline to Bill, leading to a fight and the end of his engagement with Brooke. Despite being on-off with Ridge, Brooke briefly married Bill but later kissed him again causing scandal at vow renewal.
Katie dumped Bill again, but Brooke and Ridge eventually reconciled, only to face new obstacles.
Katie is now happy with Carter on B&B. But she still has feelings for Bill and we’re certain that he’ll win her back after putting Sheila away. Brooke’s always ready to move on from Ridge but doesn’t want to start anew. Certainly, once Sheila goes away, Bill will be single, and Brooke willbe drawn to him again.
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