(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — "The Young and the Restless" Episode Recap – Monday, May 23, 2011.
IT HAPPENED TODAY…
Michael met with Ashley at the police station to talk about her case. While there, he noticed that Ashley abruptly cut Abby off when she attempted to try to talk to her. When they sat down in the visitor's area of the police station, he told her that she needed to come clean with him about the accident. She told him that she was being honest: she accidentally hit Tucker with her car. Michael commented on her coolness toward Abby, and she explained to him that she was the one that sent the fake text messages between Tucker and Diane as a way to break them up and stop the wedding. When Abby refused to leave without talking to her mother, Michael instructed the guard to let her in. Leaving them alone, Ashley and Abby had it out about what she did. Abby told her mother that if Tucker were to die, she'd be facing murder charges. A stubborn Ashley refused to admit the truth.
At the hospital, Katherine remained by Tucker's side when Sofia arrived. She wanted to talk to Katherine about still going forward with Tucker's business plans for McCall International. Instead of talking about business, however, Katherine asked on the fact that Tucker had a son. It was then that Neil arrived, hearing a portion of the conversation. He commented how Tucker, like Katherine, herself, were separated from their children. With Neil there, Katherine began giving out instructions: she wanted the paperwork on all dealings that Tucker had going on; and the first course of her action was for them to pull out of the Newman Enterprises IPO takeover. Sofia balked at her request, stating that Tucker would have wanted business to go on. Katherine, however, told Sofia, that now that she was at the helm, she was doing as she saw was fit. When Sofia and Neil left the hospital room, Sofia whined about how Katherine was destroying the company and that Katherine didn't even want to reach out to her son when he needed her the most. Neil, siding with Katherine, told her that they were doing to do what Katherine requested.
Colin met up with Caleb to discuss how Lily was slowly falling apart. Caleb made the suggestion that they get things moving sooner, rather than later and get the grandchildren and get to Australia quick. Colin told him that he was going to do things the way he wanted; he wanted to make sure everything was in order to the point where Lily's family would have concern for the well-being of the children. A frustrated Caleb said that they should just get rid of Lily, Neil and Jill and just get the grandkids that way. Colin fiercely disagreed and stated that it was Caleb's rash actions that killed Samantha. Before living, he told his son to do as he was instructed. Once out of sight, Caleb made a phone call and told the person on the other line that they needed to move fast.
Lily ran into Jill at Crimson Lights. Jill voiced her concerns about her and asked her if everything was alright. A slightly frustrated Lily told Jill that she's fine and wished everyone would stop worrying about her. Shortly after, Lily's therapist showed up to talk to Lily and see how things were going for her since her last visit. Lily lied and told her that everything was much better, but the therapist found it difficult to believe, especially with what Lily had shared. She is furthered troubled when Lily told her that she would no longer be needed her counseling. When she left the coffee house, the therapist contacted Neil with the news. Neil, in turn shared the news with a still complaining Sofia. When he headed to leave the hospital to go see Lily, he ran into Jill, who also shared her concerns about his daughter.
Michael met up with Abby, who was having coffee at Crimson Lights. He told her he was very well aware of the trick she pulled on Tucker and Diane and the ramifications it had caused. Abby told Michael that she wanted to help her mother by telling what happened. He, however, pointed out that her testimony could go either way, especially with it looking as if Ashley had a motive regarding Tucker. A determined Abby still wanted to be there for her mother, but Michael told Abby that she needed to keep her mouth shut and let him do what he needed to do to help her mother's case.
Jill learned from Katherine that Tucker has a son he knows nothing about. As they are talking, Colin walks in, interrupting their conversation. Katherine is rude to him, but learns from him that he's heard that Ashley has been charged with attempted murder. Jill asked Katherine if she believed that Ashley would do anything like that but Katherine tells her she's no longer sure. Colin and Jill leave her alone in the room, and when Katherine steps out she sees Ashley, who is on her way to go to Tucker's room. Katherine told Ashley that she isn't allowed to be in the room; Tucker needed to do whatever to get better; and her being there would prevent that. Ashley is upset that Katherine won't let her see him and snaps that she wasn't even there for her son when he needed her the most. When she attempted to go see him, a guard that Katherine has appointed prevented her from going in.
Lily arrived home and begged out loud for Cane to come back, apologizing that she told him to go away. As she is talking, Neil arrived, knocking on the door. Lily opened the door and nervously greets her father. He asks her why she no longer is seeing her therapist. Lily lied and told him that she was fine and that her therapist was aware of that. She continued the charade of being upbeat and although Neil seemed to have bought her act, he still stated he was going to check up on her. When she saw 'Cane' beside the door, Lily hurriedly got rid of her father so that she could be alone with him. He told her that she had to prevent her family from keeping them apart, since they wouldn't understand how she was feeling. Lily promised she wasn't going to let anyone come between them.
Sofia told Tucker that she wasn't going to let him down. She was going to do things the way that he wanted them done. When Neil arrived, she assumed that he was there to tell her to follow what Katherine wanted, but he told her that he was seriously concern about Lily's condition. Meanwhile, Jill told Colin she felt it was time for him to get to know his family. He agreed and immediately tossed in having Lily and the twins going with them.
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