After arguing with SASHA about her stealing ZENDE from NICOLE and the fact that he’s keeping her existence as his daughter a secret, JULIUS supports Nicole’s idea to order Sasha to leave town so Nicole and Zende have a chance to reconcile. However, Sasha hits out at Nicole’s suggestion that she leaves and angrily drops the bombshell that she’s Nicole’s half-sister. Surprisingly, a shocked Nicole eventually reaches out to Sasha, sensing her pain over Julius’s rejection. Nicole confronts her father and is horrified by his request to keep the news secret from VIVIENNE. Later, Julius tries to run Sasha out of town but is interrupted by Nicole who orders him to tell her mother the truth. Cornered, Julius finally devastates his wife with his infidelity and secret daughter, leaving Vivienne to feel that her entire life has been shattered.
Discovering evidence that RIDGE was at the scene of DR WOLIN’s fatal hit-and-run, a shaken KATIE accuses Ridge of killing the doctor to keep DOUGLAS’s true paternity a secret. Denying it, Ridge lies that he and CAROLINE used donor sperm to conceive Douglas. Placated for a moment, Katie is soon rocked to the core when she relays the conversation to Caroline who mistakenly believes Ridge told Katie the entire truth and confirms for Katie that Thomas fathered her baby.