“The Young and the Restless” (YR) recap for Wednesday, June 19, 2019 reveals that Nikki Newman (Melody Thomas Scott) arrives at Newman Enterprises, where Nate Hastings (Sean Dominic) is examining Victor Newman (Eric Braeden). There’s no change but his positive attitude is good. Victor feels the news about his health will bring his children together.
Nate leaves, and Victor asks Nikki what’s going on. She brings up the custody suit and thinks Nick Newman’s (Joshua Morrow) wondering whose side Victor will take. Victor feels Nick’s the only father the boy’s known and he never intended a custody battle when he brought Adam Newman (Mark Grossman) back. Nikki urges Victor to let Nick know he supports him.
Michael Baldwin (Christian LeBlanc) pays Adam Newman a visit at Dark Horse. He’s there about Kevin Fisher (Greg Rikaart) and informs Adam his plans to use his little brother to do his dirty work are now null and void. Adam laughs at him believing he has Chloe Mitchell (Elizabeth Hendrickson) and challenges Michael to tell the world he kidnapped a dead woman.
Young And The Restless Spoilers – Michael Baldwin’s Warning
He hints no one will think Michael’s fit to practice law if he does. Michael senses a threat and warns his mind can go to places as dark and twisted as Adam’s. Adam remarks on how noble he is to defend Kevin and says Kevin has a job to do and better do it. Michael states, “Don’t say I didn’t warn you.”
Y&R’s Traci Abbott (Beth Maitland) finds Cane Ashby (Daniel Goddard) at Society and asks about him relocating. He’s waiting to hear back. Talk turns to the book. Traci says their hero’s in a bit of trouble. Cane gets a call from Lily Ashby (Christel Khalil). He thought she might be coming to town for the dedication to Neil Winters (Kristoff St. John), but she isn’t – her first class is graduating today and Devon Hamilton (Bryton James) is taping the dedication for her. Cane’s dismayed when she cuts the call short.
Elsewhere, Nate Hastings joins Abby Newman (Melissa Ordway) and asks her to accompany him to the dedication. She snarks that it’s there, and refuses then says she’s done with guys who aren’t honest with her. Nate feels she’s a smart lady who knows why he couldn’t say anything about her father, then asks again. Abby apologizes and admits she’s scared. She doesn’t fit in the Newman family, but can’t lose the only parent she has in Genoa City. Nate can relate because of Neil. Abby agrees to share the special night with him.
Young And The Restless Spoilers – Traci Abbott’s Novel Continues
At home, Traci Abbott writes the novel with Flynn awakening in an alley and being approached by the evil Detective Carl Johnson, who pressures him to drop his ex-wife’s case. If not, he’ll end up on the bottom of the river and Iris will be framed for his murder. Johnson advises him to sleep on it and knocks him out again. Meanwhile, Velma’s thinking about Flynn when Iris arrives and she thinks
Flynn’s in trouble and Derek’s behind it. She has an address; they’ll go together. Once they arrive, Iris sweet talks the henchman until Velma knocks him out. They find Flynn. Traci’s doorbell rings and it’s Cane Ashby. He says, “I need you.” Cane asks her to go with him to Neil Winters’ dedication ceremony. She agrees to be his date.
Y&R’s Paul Williams (Doug Davidson) finds Nikki Newman on the Crimson Lights patio and complains about Victor’s lawsuit. Nikki concedes he’s a fighter. Paul feels it would be easier if he went down for the count. Nikki storms off, horrified.
Young And The Restless Spoilers – Nikki Newman Breaks Down
At Chancellor Park, Paul apologizes to Nikki and says he’s just upset about the lawsuit due to Christine Williams (Lauralee Bell). He would never wish Victor ill. Nikki, flustered, starts to break down. She swears Paul to secrecy, and he realizes it’s serious. He holds her as she cries. After, they discuss Victor’s illness and Nikki can’t help but think of Katherine Chancellor (Jeanne Cooper). Paul advises her to focus on what she has, not what she has to lose. Nikki worries the bond between them is breaking; she’s scared. Paul’s there for her and reassures her of her strength.
At the tack-house, Y&R’s Adam assumes Victor’s there because Nick went crying to daddy. Victor orders Adam to drop the suit then says it’s wrong to take the boy from the only father he’s known. Adam needles his father, who also sued for custody. They spar verbally.
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Like Victor, Adam doesn’t take orders. Victor says Adam’s not like him and that he never blamed others or became hateful. He should have left Adam in Vegas since he relishes the role of ‘outsider’. Victor will let him be an outsider and orders him off the property then says he’s throwing his second chance away. And that’s a wrap. Don’t forget to check often with Hollywood Hiccups for all your soap needs!
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